If you are hired in a company that is using CATIA I’m sure that you receive a task to save the CATPart file without history (“dead” solid), also this practice is also applicable if you are freelancer.
CATIA V5 Tutorials
Personally I use DMU Navigator for a single reason, to use the command Translation or Rotation in .CATProduct files. With this command you can select lines, points, axis and planes to apply translate, rotate, position or transformations to any components.
Today I needed to export a large drawing document from Drawing module in CATIA and I saw that I must save manually each sheet one by one, and this job takes time and I dislike to do that each day for my documents that have more than 15 sheets…