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Communicating designs securely with eDrawings Professional

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Now that your design is finished, it’s time to share it with your various contacts for their feedback. How do you currently go about this task? Do you send a drawing package, and maybe attach…

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Can Create and Attach STEP Files to eDrawings

When exporting SOLIDWORKS parts and assemblies to the eDrawings filetypes (.eprt and .easm respectively), SOLIDWORKS 2018 can now automatically create and attach a STEP files of the model into the eDrawings file itself.  Everything is…

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eDrawings is THE Tool for Viewing CAD Documents!

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In SOLIDWORKS 2017 the eDrawings tool went from being a SOLIDWORKS viewer to a full on CAD viewer, gaining capabilities to support more file formats, along with many more improvements in that upgrade! We can…

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How do I install the same version of eDrawings as SOLIDWORKS?

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In some cases, when you download and install SOLIDWORKS and try to launch eDrawings from the start menu, it doesn’t show up. This means that even though the latest version of SOLIDWORKS was installed you…

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How do I download older versions of eDrawings?

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Lets say you have SOLIDWORKS 2017 installed on your machine, which also provides you access to eDrawings 2017; but you also need access to an older version of eDrawings such as eDrawings 2015. To download…

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SOLIDWORKS eDrawings 2017 “Fix it and Forget it” option for read-only files

eDrawings 2017

Along with SOLIDWORKS 2017, the eDrawings viewer also has some new functionality that has been added in this release. eDrawings has had a “read-only” checkbox contained within the Open dialog box for some time now as…

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eDrawings 2017 File Viewing now Supporting Inventor, IGES, and CATIA V5 files!

eDrawings 2017 Open File List

Are you hunting for a “do all jobs” CAD file viewing utility? The eDrawings 2017 file viewer is quickly becoming that tool as DS SOLIDWORKS has provided us with the ability to open some additional file types with…

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eDrawings 2017 Viewer can now password protect files

eDrawings Viewer Password

The ability to password protect eDrawings files has now been added to the free eDrawings Viewer! Previously eDrawings Professional was required to protect files in this manner. “With Great Power, Comes Great Responsibility”…with the enhanced ability of the eDrawings…

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Using SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional on a mobile device [VIDEO]

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I recently came across this video created by DS SOLIDWORKS Senior Technical Manager Steve Fick.  Steve did a great job touching on two very important advantages of the SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional version over the standard version to 1)…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard and Professional Comparison

SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard Windows Explorer

SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard is a document management product offering included with SOLIDWORKS Professional and Premium versions, that is based on the same architecture used by the current SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional (formerly SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM) product….

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SOLIDWORKS 2016 Top 10 List [VIDEO]

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Top Ten List

SOLIDWORKS 2016 is packed with new, customer-focused enhancements. Whether you design single components, incredibly complex equipment, or even entire facilities, SOLIDWORKS 2016 delivers easy-to-use tools to help turn your ideas into higher-quality products. Check out the…

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SOLIDWORKS 2016 Demo and Launch Event Proceedings

A big thank you to all our customers that tuned in for the Canadian SOLIDWORKS 2016 Launch Broadcast in October. We were able to run a live SOLIDWORKS 2016 demo and show the updated user interface, new tools,…

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eDrawings 2016 Improves Your Design Collaboration and Communication [VIDEO]

Downstream visualization of information is critical to engineering. The eDrawings 2016 release offers a number of enhancements that will make it easier for recipients of eDrawings to understand and interrogate your product design information. Discover…

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SOLIDWORKS MBD 2016 Improves Communication with Manufacturing [VIDEO]

SOLIDWORKS MBD 2017 Webinar

SOLIDWORKS MBD 2016 (Model Based Definition) is an integrated drawingless manufacturing solution for SOLIDWORKS. It helps companies define, organize, and publish 3D product and manufacturing information (PMI), such as dimensions and tolerances, along with 3D…

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SOLIDWORKS Embed eDrawings Models into Your Website or Blog

I have had the opportunity to preview the new functionality in SOLIDWORKS 2016 and I am excited to be once again hosting our Annual Launch Event for the new SOLIDWORKS release in October. Like every release of…

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SOLIDWORKS 2024 Hardware Recommendations

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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Transfer Activation

IMPORTANT! Transfer Activation Prior to Upgrading to SOLIDWORKS 2024

Prior to installing SOLIDWORKS 2024, you need to transfer activation from your prior release of SOLIDWORKS to ensure it’s available to activate SOLIDWORKS 2024.

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SOLIDWORKS Packages Comparison

SOLIDWORKS Packages Comparison

What is the difference between SOLIDWORKS® Standard, Professional and Premium 3D CAD software? Learn about the features included in each of the three SOLIDWORKS offerings.

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