Articles by: Scott Ellery, CSWE

Scott Ellery is a CSWE and an avid contributor to the SOLIDWORKS Community, He is a ten time SOLIDWORKS World\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.

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Interface Brightness Options

With the release of SOLIDWORKS 2016 we have been introduced to a multitude of new powerful features as well as a refreshing and clean vector based user interface. But what if you don’t fancy the default bright interface? Well as with most things in SOLIDWORKS, there is…

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SOLIDWORKS Property Tab Builder [VIDEO]

The SOLIDWORKS Property Tab Builder is a great tool to easily add Custom Properties to your SOLIDWORKS part directly from the task pane. With SOLIDWORKS 2016 there has been some very cool enhancements that I think you are going to like! The latest Property Tab Builder now supports: Additional…

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SOLIDWORKS Composer Keyboard Shortcuts

SOLIDWORKS Composer is a great tool for creating technical documentation and product assembly instructions. Composer can easily create assembly animations and renders as well as create interactive 3D documentations in many different file outputs. So how can we use SOLIDWORKS Composer even faster? The answer is keyboard…

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SOLIDWORKS 2016 Sheet Metal: Seeing Swept Flanges in a “Hole” new way

Sheet Metal Swept Feature

One of the best sheet metal enhancements in SOLIDWORKS 2016 is the ability to add Cut Features to a Swept Flange and have those features map correctly to the Flat Pattern.   Although the Swept Flange tool is a wonderful part of the Sheet Metal toolset, I have…

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