SOLIDWORKS Electrical

Why is the PDF Export function not working in SOLIDWORKS Electrical?

Quite often customers using SOLIDWORKS Electrical have issues accessing printer properties while printing and creating PDFs from electrical drawings. SOLIDWORKS Electrical PDF Export files are created with a third party application called “PDF Creator“. Originally it used to be installed with SOLIDWORKS Electrical up to SOLIDWORKS 2016 SP4. But with SOLIDWORKS 2016 SP5 and onwards…

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Getting Started

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Getting Started Guide

For those of us who are relatively new to the SOLIDWORKS Electrical software, we can find a number of great references and documentation to help us get started. Upon launching the software, we can navigate to the “Help” tab and start to learn the basics of SOLIDWORKS Electrical Getting Started.  The first option I may…

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Checking for electrical panel interference detection with SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D [VIDEO]

Electrical Panel

One question we are commonly asked when it comes to electrical panel layouts is… How can I tell if there will be any interference or collision within my electrical enclosure? Within a SOLIDWORKS assembly there are two very useful methods for electrical panel interference detection between components: interference detection, and collision detection.  In this example we take a…

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Learn how to reduce your electrical design time at a SOLIDWORKS Webinar

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Webinars

Combine the electrical schematic functionality of SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic with the 3D modeling capabilities of SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D and do it all in one powerful, easy-to-use package. SOLIDWORKS Electrical Professional software is ideally suited for the designer that supports both the electrical and mechanical design integration Join us on Wednesday April 20th at 2:00 PM EST…

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Our Top 10 List of New Features in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2016

DS SOLIDWORKS has just released their latest version of SOLIDWORKS Electrical.  With this 2016 release we have reviewed many of the new enhancements and improved features in our blog during the last few days.  Review the SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2016 top 10 list below and pick on a link to read the related article: Formula Manager Enhancements Limiting User Rights on Project Data…

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Why are you using AutoCAD or Microsoft Visio for Electrical Design?

Using Electrical Design

The price of anything in monetary terms is what we typically believe the cost is as well. For the longest time we believed the cost of oil and gas to be what we paid for it; the cost of a cigarette is what you paid to buy it. It took us decades but we figured…

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Splitting Attribute Data [VIDEO]

Generally within SOLIDWORKS Electrical each component’s attribute data is displayed on a single line of text.  This is great for showing component information within your electrical projects, however when a single attribute becomes too long we can run into some issues. Luckily this can easily be solved by using the multiple attribute command within the symbol…

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical IT Architecture

What constitutes a great installation, migration, or upgrade with SOLIDWORKS Electrical and the SOLIDWORKS Solutions? An informed audience of Users, IT Administrators, and Management, in conjunction with your friendly neighborhood SOLIDWORKS Product Gurus. Keeping all the experts in mind, I’ve shared my experience with the SOLIDWORKS Electrical IT Architecture. First there are 2 types of electrical application environments:…

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