What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2021 Part 1: Core Enhancements

In this session of What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2021, we are taking a look at the core SOLIDWORKS enhancements, including; user experience improvements, parts, assemblies, and drawings.

During the next 20 minutes, Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert; Scott Ellery, will demonstrate the core SOLIDWORKS enhancements available in the 2021 release:

SOLIDWORKS 2021 core enhancements checklist:

User Experience:
  • Quick access toolbar
  • Collapsible command manager
  • Search for commands in customize
  • Improvements to colour options
  • Redo support for part features
  • Sheet metal bend tables support Office 365
  • Edge flanges along non-linear edges
  • Colour picker for appearances
  • Expanded 3MF file support
  • Evaluate equations in custom properties
  • Weldments: flush trims for miter joints
  • Transfer part materials from parent part
  • Graphical manipulator in structure system
  • Streamlined mates property manager
  • Slot mate defaults and lock rotation
  • Spacing options for chain patterns
  • Syncronize component pattern configurations
  • Flipping alignment of the edited mate
  • Export interference detection results
  • Assembly open performance
  • Automatically resolve lightweight components
  • Circular reference check
  • Drawing performance
  • Detailing mode enhancements
  • Quick relations in drawings
  • Transparent dimension preview
  • VDA inspection balloons

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

Scott Ellery, CSWE

Scott Ellery, CSWE

The Presenter: Scott Ellery, CSWE

Scott Ellery is a CSWE and an avid contributor to the SOLIDWORKS Community, He is a ten time SOLIDWORKS/3DEXPERIENCE World Presenter and contributes regularly to SWUG meetings organized by four different user groups in Canada, Scott has worked with many CAD Software packages for over a decade in a multitude of different industries including Steel Fabrication, Injection Molding and Sheetmetal. With a background in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Design, Scott enjoys pushing SolidWorks to it’s limits and teaching users to be as fast and efficient with SolidWorks as humanly possible.

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