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DriveWorks Query Data Values: Part 3

This is the third and final chapter in the series about using Query Data Values. I recommend you watch the first two videos (PART 1 & PART 2) before this one, however it is not required to follow this video. The purpose of this tip is to show off some of the rule building features,…

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DriveWorks Query Data Values: Part 2

This is part 2 of of our DriveWorks Query Data Values series, if you have not already watched PART 1 please do so, this video is a direct continuation from there.

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DriveWorks Query Data Values: Part 1

Query Data Values can be used to improve performance of queries under some circumstances and if used appropriately. In my next video, I will talk about how to use this QueryDataValues function to populate the form and how to read the result value.

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DriveWorks: Fast Way to Copy Rules

While working on my DriveWorks Solo Certification, I was shown a really fast way to copy existing rules into new rules. It is faster than CTRL+C (copy), CTRL+V (paste).

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Why Are You Not Using DriveWorksXpress?

When you purchased SolidWorks you might not have realized that you received a free version of DriveWorks. DriveWorksXpress comes with every license of SolidWorks. In this blog, I am going to show you how to start using it and how to automate your modeling process. The first step is turn it on, by clicking on…

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Draftsight Add-in for SOLIDWORKS PDM

I was reading through the “What’s New” material for SOLIDWORKS PDM and I am excited to learn that there is a DraftSight SOLIDWORKS PDM Add-in available for running PDM inside of DraftSight. It does seem like you may require DraftSight Enterprise to give access to the API but the prices on that sound quite good from what…

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Trouble Activating DraftSight? – Here is some info to help you along…

As a follow-up to Scott’s great article: What to do if your DraftSight installation has expired — I thought I should highlight another great resource PDF that the DraftSight Team had posted to help with activating DraftSight. March 2017 UPDATE: A new Critical Hotfix is now available for DraftSight The image below is a snapshot of…

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Has your DraftSight Installation Expired?

For those of you using DraftSight for all of your DWG / DXF needs, you may have noticed a DraftSight Installation Expired message recently: If you haven’t opened the program recently or never knew how to solve this expiration message, the reason is that DraftSight was still in its Beta stage.  Beta1 expired and Beta2…

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How to export a model from SOLIDWORKS to Google SketchUp [UPDATED]

While Google SketchUp is not a professional CAD tool it has the advantage of being free and, because of that, it is used by a large number of people. Recently, some of my customers were asked by their own customers to supply SOLIDWORKS models for review in SketchUp format. There is one problem with this request – none…

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