SolidWorks Freeze Bar – Avoid Editing the Wrong Features and Reduce your Rebuild Time

Freeze Bar General Options

If you haven't used the SolidWorks freeze bar before, here's how you can become a little "cooler".  This functionality was added in SolidWorks 2012 and it's a great way to reduce the rebuild times of your complex part files when working on them and avoid editing the wrong ... Read More

Reuse Letters from Deleted Views [VIDEO]

Detail View Letter

You may have seen this before, create a detail or section view and it is automatically named View A, great.  Except oops that wasn’t the view I wanted so I delete View A and start again … except now the new view is automatically named View B.  It’s not the end of the world, I can ... Read More

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NEW In SolidWorks 2012 – SolidWorks Part Reviewer


A new feature added in SolidWorks 2012 is the SolidWorks Part Reviewer Add-In.  This new tool can be used to review, step-by-step, the features used to create the geometry of a part. Many SolidWorks users are aware that an effective way to learn how to create advanced geometry ... Read More