DriveWorks Pro Server: What to Watch out for when Upgrading

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Perhaps you're considering upgrading from DriveWorks Pro 10 to 11, or perhaps you've already done this and have fallen into a little trap. The error message reads: "The group could not be opened, check that it exists and you have permissions to access it. Could not connect ... Read More

ExactFlat is the Fastest Path from 3D CAD to Cutter [VIDEO]

Fabric Cutter

I am very excited to announce the addition of ExactFlat for flattening and patterning textiles from within SolidWorks. Designing with fabrics has historically been a very cumbersome process and has really been an art more than a science. ExactFlat has revolutionized this process ... Read More

Three SWUGN Meetings in Ontario this month = Free SolidWorks Training, Dinner, and Prizes!

WOSWUG - Stump the Chump Session

Some people attend the SOLIDWORKS User Group Network Meetings for the high quality presentations that are delivered absolutely free of charge. Others really enjoy the free delicious dinner served in the company of fellow SOLIDWORKS users. There are even some who like the thrill ... Read More

How to use VBA Code with SolidWorks (and Override Save to Save Drawings as PDFs)

If you find a macro online, sometimes people will publish the source code rather than have you download a file. In this tech tip I will show you how to take that code, make a macro button and even set a hotkey for it. Watch the video at the end if any of these steps are not clear ... Read More

DriveWorks Tutorial: Specification Flow (5 of 5) – Release Documents [VIDEO]

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Sometimes it is important to control who is allowed to see specifications in certain states or control who is allowed to perform certain transitions.  To control who is allowed see a state or transition in a specification we need to edit the originating state: ... Read More

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DriveWorks Tutorial: Specification Flow (4 of 5) – State Conditions [VIDEO]

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Sometimes it is important to control who is allowed to see specifications in certain states or control who is allowed to perform certain transitions.  To control who is allowed see a state or transition in a specification we need to edit the originating state: This is ... Read More