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Scott Durksen, CSWE

Scott is a SOLIDWORKS Elite Applications Engineer and is based in our Dartmouth, Nova Scotia office.

Making the Most of the SOLIDWORKS Pack and Go Tool

Pack & Go

SOLIDWORKS Pack and Go is an important utility to copy or share projects.  This provides the ability to make a complete copy of a model and move it to another location.  Referenced parts and assemblies are included so there’s no need to search through folders…

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Differentiating between 3DEXPERIENCE Title and File Name

3DEXPERIENCE Title

Learn how a 3DEXPERIENCE Title identifier is used for managing files on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

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Free SOLIDWORKS Certification Exam Vouchers for Subscription Customers

If you have an active subscription with SOLIDWORKS, you and your team can write free SOLIDWORKS Certification Exams. SOLIDWORKS Certification is a symbol of ones knowledge, skill, and competency with SOLIDWORKS.  So what are the benefits of obtaining a certification? Looks good on the resume…

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Creating Multiple Bolt Connectors in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

Multiple Bolt Connectors

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Bolt Connectors are a great way to simplify your FEA studies for faster run times. Rather than having physical bolt geometry to mesh and interact with surrounding parts, a Simulation Bolt Connector adds a simplified beam element to represent the bolt shank and…

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SOLIDWORKS 2024 Hardware Recommendations

SOLIDWORKS 2024 hardware

TriMech has compiled this recommended SOLIDWORKS 2024 hardware guide to aid you in the process of upgrading or purchasing new hardware for SOLIDWORKS.

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Resolving SOLIDWORKS Installation Manager Error Messages

The SOLIDWORKS Installation Manager is a small application used to download and install all SOLIDWORKS products. This can be downloaded by logging into the SOLIDWORKS Downloads website with a 3DEXPERIENCE ID that is associated to an account with active subscription. Based on the license information…

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How to Change Your 3DEXPERIENCE Administrator

The 3DEXPERIENCE platform allows you to manage the user rights of all your members. After your order is processed, you will receive emails to agree to the terms and conditions (CLOSA) and a link to ‘Launch your 3DEXPERIENCE platform’ which generates your tenant. It is…

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Find solutions with the DS Knowledge Base

DS Knowledge Base

The DS Knowledge Base provides access to a wealth of technical content for all Dassault Systemes products, including SOLIDWORKS and 3DEXPERIENCE applications.

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Registering your MySOLIDWORKS Professional License

MySolidWorks Professional

MySOLIDWORKS.com is a place to search, learn and connect with everything SOLIDWORKS. In this post learn more about the different licenses available for MySolidWorks and how to register MySolidWorks Professional to gain access to all the features the Professional package has to offer. MySolidWorks Licenses…

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SOLIDWORKS Upgrade Checklist

SOLIDWORKS Upgrade Checklist

Having a plan before upgrading SOLIDWORKS is important to ensure a smooth rollout. This article provides a checklist of items to prepare prior to clicking ‘Install Now’.   NOTE: Detailed Installation guides can be found on our technical support website NOTE: Need to upgrade SOLIDWORKS…

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Transitioning to DSx Client Care & Order System

DSx Client main menu

The SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal and Admin Portal has been the “go to” place over the decades to access downloads and other subscription-based benefits.  Previously users would register the Customer Portal account with a serial number or through the Admin Portal. These SOLIDWORKS Portals are being…

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Methods for Opening and Inserting Models in SOLIDWORKS from the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

open in bookmark editor

The 3DEXPERIENCE platform provides significant flexibility when working with data. The powerful search functionality with filters and tags makes it quick to find the model. Bookmark Editor helps organize projects making it easy to browse for components. More information can be found in our Managing…

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SOLIDWORKS 2023 Hardware Recommendations

SOLIDWORKS 2023 hardware requirements

Co-author: Emmanuel Kim, Technical Manager, Applications, TriMech You have made a serious investment purchasing SOLIDWORKS 2023 that will ultimately help your engineers, designers, and drafters to be more productive. While navigating through the challenging process of choosing their new CAD system, clients often overlook SOLIDWORKS…

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SOLIDWORKS Walk-Through

start SOLIDWORKS walk-through

Have you ever looked inside your SOLIDWORKS model without sectioning or hiding components?  Maybe you have a building with many rooms or a large machine and want a quick peek inside.  SOLIDWORKS walk-through functionality gives a first-person gaming feel. You can fly around, move through…

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How to restore your Dismissed SOLIDWORKS Messages

Have you been wondering where those pop-up dialog boxes with options have gone?  If you selected the checkbox “Don’t show again”, then what you select in a pop-up dialog will be the default.  You will no longer see the message to make a selection.  This…

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