CODE V Enewsletter

New Feature Highlight: Plotting Surface Sag in CODE V 11.3

CODE V 11.3 features new capabilities for working with CAD geometry, new surface types for freeform surfaces, and more. Among the new features are tools to plot a profile of the sag of any surface, and the difference in sag between any surface and a surface with a known radius of curvature.

The SAGPLOT tool generates a one- or two-dimensional sag table and plot over any specified surface.

The SAG_DIFFERENCE tool plots the difference between any surface and a surface with a user-specified radius of curvature such as the radius of the vertex or the best fit sphere. Measuring the amount of departure of a surface from a base surface can help you to determine if a specific fabrication method is suitable for the surface.

Both SAGPLOT and SAG_DIFFERENCE can be accessed from the CODE V Tools > Macro Manager under Sample Macros > Fabrication Support:

For more information about using the SAGPLOT and SAG_DIFFERENCE tools, see the CODE V Macro-PLUS Reference Manual. If you’d like to learn about other new  features in CODE V 11.3, you can check out the CODE V 11.3 Release Notes, and CODE V 11.3 New Feature Videos on the Customer Support Portal.

Watch the CODE V 11.3 New Features Webinar

A recording of our CODE V 11.3 New Features webinar is now available on demand on our Customer Support Portal. Learn about CODE V’s expanded CAD model support, new freeform surface shapes, and more. Watch Webinar...

CODE V Product Manager David Hasenauer to Discuss "Freeform Design Tools for Highly Off-Axis Systems"

Catch this talk and other technical presentations at the upcoming EPIC Meeting on Freeform Optics at OPTIMAX, March 19-20, in Rochester, NY.

CODE V User Group Meetings 2020

Save the date for any of the following CODE V User Group Meetings; more details to come:

  • June 9, 2020 - Pasadena, CA
  • June 11, 2020 - Mountain View, CA
  • June 16, 2020 - Rochester, NY

For the latest event calendar, please go to our Events Page.