What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2021 Part 4: Communication Tools

In this session of What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2021, we are taking a look at the enhancements in communication tools; specifically: MBD (Model Based Definition), CAM, Visualize, and Composer.

During the next 20 minutes, Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert; Vicky Guignard, will demonstrate the communication tools enhancements available in the SOLIDWORKS 2021 release:

SOLIDWORKS 2021 communication tools enhancements checklist:

  • Datum targets
  • Bend tables in 3D PDF
  • HTML output from 3D PDF
  • Define cylindrical stock for mill parts
  • Update when stock parameters change
  • Defining peck amounts for point-to-point operations
  • More options for stock
  • Modify path for post processor
  • Support for configurators
  • Double-click edit appearance
  • Improvements to displacement mapping
  • Improvements to cut planes
  • Toon shading filter
  • NVIDIA Iray render pass composite outputs
  • Support for multiple configurations
  • Delete empty groups on import
  • Loading improvements
  • Control display and properties of hidden edges
  • Highlighting of invisible actors
  • Modernized user interface

More information about these SOLIDWORKS 2021 enhancements can be found in our SOLIDWORKS 2021 Top 10 Features blog article.

Vicky Guignard

Vicky Guignard, CSWE

The Presenter: Vicky Guignard, CSWE

Vicky has been working in the CAD industry since 2010 and has a background in machine design and steel structure design. Vicky works closely with the Javelin sales team, helping to solve complex customer challenges utilizing the SOLIDWORKS product line. She is also an instructor for Javelin and delivers private, and public training in Western Canada, as well as online through Javelin’s JOLT training. Vicky has been an Application Engineer with Javelin since 2014.

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