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DriveWorks Configurator on a Smartphone

DriveWorks configurator on a Smartphone

In today’s fast-paced business environment, staying ahead often means embracing innovation and leveraging technology to streamline processes. One such innovation that is revolutionizing the way companies handle product customization and sales is the DriveWorks Configurator…

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AutoCAD to DraftSight, Should you Switch?

AutoCAD to DraftSight

Going from AutoCAD to DraftSight offers us new tools but does the same job with more convenient licensing options and all at a fraction of the price.

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DraftSight Licenses – Everything You Need to Know

As a DraftSight expert with TriMech, I’m frequently asked which DraftSight licenses would best suit a particular client. Dassault Systèmes provides us with a wealth of choices rather than the exclusive one-size-fits-all approach other companies…

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How to get DraftSight Certification

DraftSight certification

DraftSight users now have the chance to earn DraftSight certification! The Certified DraftSight Associate (CDSA) has been added to the roster of available certifications. Read on to learn more about it, and how to get it.

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Hatches in DraftSight

DraftSight makes hatching a drawing quick and easy, especially compared to the ancient era of the drafting board when every single hatch line had to be drawn by hand. I can tell you from thankfully…

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How to use Coordinate Entry in DraftSight

Line with Coordinates

DraftSight gives us multiple ways to enter and display coordinates. This ensures we can position entities exactly where we want them. Of course, you can also just select points on the screen using the Snap and Grid, or completely freehand.

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CPQ Business Solution for Manufacturing

DriveWorks Configure Price Quote CPQ Business

Explore the capabilities of a CPQ Business using DriveApp, and how DriveWorks can quickly be set up and used as a CPQ dealer portal.

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How to confirm your DraftSight Enterprise serial number

Draftsight enterprise serial number

At times when troubleshooting your DraftSight Enterprise installation with your reseller, you may be asked to confirm which DraftSight serial number and product you have. DraftSight Standard, Professional, and Premium use a standalone serial number…

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DraftSight 3D Modeling Part 3 – Working with Solid Bodies

weld profiles together

In this series we’ve been looking into the 3D modeling capabilities offered by DraftSight Premium, Enterprise Plus, and Mechanical. In Part 1 we moved out of the 2D world of the XY plane and started…

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DraftSight 3D Modeling Part 2 – Creating Solid Bodies

creating solid bodies

DraftSight Premium, Enterprise Plus, and Mechanical offer users the ability to create non-parametric 3D models. Non-parametric models, often known as ‘dumb solids’ lack a feature history. Users of parametric systems like SOLIDWORKS or CATIA may…

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DraftSight 3D Modeling Part 1: Views and 3D Navigation

move the model in space

Working in 3D with DraftSight can take some getting used to for those only familiar with working in 2D. Users of parametric modeling applications like SOLIDWORKS, built from the ground up for 3D modeling, will…

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Can You 3D Model in DraftSight?

Boolean Modeling

Dassault Systèmes offers a full range of 3D CAD solutions to match every user’s needs. SOLIDWORKS, CATIA V5 & V6, the 3DEXPERIENCE xApps, and DraftSight are all powerful 3D modeling tools. Yes, that’s right, DraftSight is in…

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SWOOD Design Basics

SWOOD Design final view

If you are a SOLIDWORKS user in the cabinet industry you may have heard of an add-in called SWOOD Design. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s designed to make cabinetry and shelving design as…

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Using PrintStyle Tables in DraftSight

draftsight PrintStyle tables

PrintStyles, also known as print styles, are tables containing a collection of overrides for entity properties. These include LineColor, LineStyle, LineWeight, dithering, screening, gray scale, end styles, join styles, fill styles, and pen assignments for…

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Dark Mode in DraftSight

Dark mode in DraftSight

If you’re the type of person who finds using white and light grey backgrounds, menus, and palettes in your Windows applications to be a bit of a strain on your eyes, kind of like reading…

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SOLIDWORKS 2024 hardware

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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