“SolidWorks with Bleach!” Or “Who Turned out the Lights?”

How to get access to Ambient Light settings

It's laundry day today, and when I took my white shirt from the wash, I noticed it looking rather grey. While I could just add bleach to my laundry cycle, it made me think that I notice the same thing happen in SolidWorks. Of course, I can't put my laptop in the washing machine ... Read More

New in SOLIDWORKS 2015! – Customize Context Sensitive Popup Menus within the Graphics Area [VIDEO]


With every release of SolidWorks, we gain new methods of customizing the user interface to our specific needs - the 2015 release of SolidWorks is no different in this regard. We can now Customize Context Sensitive Popup Menus / Right-Click Menus within the Graphics Area. This ... Read More

New in SOLIDWORKS 2015 Professional! – Radial Explode [VIDEO]


Among the many nifty and new features with SOLIDWORKS 2015 Professional and Premium, is the Radial Explode option when creating an exploded configuration of your assembly. Radial Explode will save you many hours of work when attempting to create the style of exploded assembly ... Read More

New in SOLIDWORKS 2015 Premium! – Flatten Surfaces [VIDEO]


I think my favorite new feature of this 2015 release of SOLIDWORKS Premium is definitely the Flatten Surface functionality. Over the years I have had plenty of opportunities where this function would have directly saved customers a ton of time, money and effort in attempting ... Read More

New in SOLIDWORKS 2015 – Dynamic Reference Visualization [VIDEO]


Another excellent feature that has been added to this 2015 release of SOLIDWORKS is Dynamic Reference Visualization; this is the ability to dynamically see the parent / child relationships between features within the FeatureManager. http://youtu.be/xP3Mp3VrDAw To quickly ... Read More

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New in SOLIDWORKS 2015 – Chain Component Pattern [VIDEO]


It's what we have all been waiting for some time now - the curtain has been pulled back to reveal some fantastic new functionality in SOLIDWORKS 2015.  If you did not have the chance to take a look at the SOLIDWORKS 2015 beta releases and scour through them for the new features ... Read More

SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION 2015! Enhancements that will blow you away

Rotating Mesh

SOLIDWORKS 2015 is finally here and I have had the chance to play around with the latest simulation capabilities in SOLIDWORKS. Here are some of the enhancements that you will see in the upcoming release of SOLIDWORKS SIMULATION. I will be showing you each one of these in detail ... Read More