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AXF Materials

SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2020 supports AxF™ measured materials

Traditionally, design teams have approximated the physical (optical) behavior of materials in digital tools through tedious and time-consuming manual re-creation and editing. These “hand-made” virtual representations are neither accurate nor...
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How to enable BOM Model Highlighting in SOLIDWORKS Composer

When we publish images from SOLIDWORKS Composer specifically Technical Illustrations, it allows us to save .SVG type images and upon opening the images in a web browser we can easily...
SOLIDWORKS Rx 2020 - Electrical

SOLIDWORKS Rx now supports SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020

Until SOLIDWORKS 2019 the SOLIDWORKS Rx support tool installed automatically only with SOLIDWORKS. Now in SOLIDWORKS 2020 the SOLIDWORKS Rx also supports SOLIDWORKS Electrical and installs by default when we...
Leader Style Manager

Leader Style Manager in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020

In SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020 we have this new annotation tab on the Draw ribbon and cabinet layout ribbon which allows us to create text and block fields using the leaders....
SOLIDWORKS PDM Hardware

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional 2020 Server Hardware Recommendations

Article co-authored by Samir Lohmann on February 19, 2020 Here is an overview of our current recommended SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional 2020 Server hardware recommendations. While the following recommendations...
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Unable to access SOLIDWORKS Composer User Guide or Help document?

Every now and then SOLIDWORKS Composer users report that they can't access the SOLIDWORKS Composer user-guide/help document through SOLIDWORKS Composer window > Help > Help Topics, and by default Composer...

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3DEXPERIENCE World 2020

3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 Live Online Sessions

If you couldn't make it to Nashville for 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 (formerly SOLIDWORKS World) to see the latest from SOLIDWORKS, no problem. You can attend the conference LIVE ONLINE on...
ChristmasTopper

SOLIDWORKS Christmas Tree Topper

December is here, which means the holiday season is upon us and Michael Bublé is singing festive songs. Every year when putting up my tree, I have the same Christmas...
Fig. 5 Preview of Markups on Rotation

Using Markup in SOLIDWORKS 2020

SOLIDWORKS Markup is a great way to communicate ideas between teams, allowing users to propose changes without having to edit the geometry of a part. With SOLIDWORKS 2020, there is...