Articles by: Rod Mackay

Rod has been using 3D CAD software for over 25 years and has trained thousands of designers to use their CAD systems more effectively. Rod is the Javelin Webmaster and is based in Ottawa, ON., Canada.

Adjusting a Sketch without having to use Edit Sketch

Instant3D drag sketch dimension

Dragging Instant3D manipulators in the SOLIDWORKS graphics area is a quick and easy means of adjusting features, but it is also applicable to sketches. Rather than editing a sketch you can simply select the feature or sketch that you want to adjust and the underlying…

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How to Scale an Assembly in SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS Assembly to Scale

The Scale feature (found by selecting the Insert menu, Features, then pick Scale) can be used to change the scale of all features within a single part.  When used, this tool appears as an extra feature in the Feature Tree.  However, this feature is limited to use…

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Discover markets and track competitors with the 3DEXPERIENCE Social Business Analyst

3DEXPERIENCE Social Business Analyst

The new 3DEXPERIENCE Social Business Analyst will help you to get answers to your critical business questions using real-time data insights; driving faster decision-making with automated alerts and actions. The 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS provides more than just design apps for your business. Social Business Analyst is…

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Discover 3DEXPERIENCE Project Planner for SOLIDWORKS

Project Planner in SOLIDWORKS Desktop

3DEXPERIENCE Project Planner is a new role on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform that is designed for SOLIDWORKS users and other team members to manage their projects. Project Planner promotes team-based planning for all business users through simple and assisted iterative planning, execution and monitoring of projects….

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Learn the advantages of bringing your SOLIDWORKS Data to the Cloud

SOLIDWORKS cloud data

New SOLIDWORKS cloud data approach improves collaboration, reduces IT overhead In a time of disconnection, it’s critical to be able to easily manage product data regardless of its location. The ability to manage product data throughout its lifecycle is a proven tactic organizations use to…

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020Online11:00 AM ET

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2021 Virtual Event

SOLIDWORKS 2021 What's New Event

Attend our SOLIDWORKS 2021 What’s New Virtual Event on October 6, 2020 at 11:00 AM ET to learn about the latest SOLIDWORKS release. The What’s New session is part of our Virtual Tech Conference where there are additional sessions for you to learn about: SOLIDWORKS…

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3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Customer Adoption Program

3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Adoption Program

Javelin can help you to deploy 3DEXPERIENCE® SOLIDWORKS® into your business environment quickly and successfully following the best-practices-driven implementation methodology at the heart of the Customer Success Startup and Adoption program. Overview The first step in utilizing 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS to get products to market faster…

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SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE PLM Solutions

3DEXPERIENCE Lifecycle Management

3DEXPERIENCE WORKS includes ENOVIAworks which is a portfolio of cloud-based SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE PLM Apps that work seamlessly together and with SOLIDWORKS to provide data and product lifecycle management and collaboration capabilities. Using ENOVIAworks for product design collaboration enables users to: Securely access data from anywhere…

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