SOLIDWORKS Tech Tip

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Put Your Extra Mouse Buttons to Use in SOLIDWORKS!

SOLIDWORKS side buttons of a mouse

This article focuses on using a non-traditional way to assign hotkeys to your SOLIDWORKS session: Using your extra mouse buttons. SOLIDWORKS is designed to assign as hotkeys keyboard strokes and mouse gestures. The most important aspects of a design are speed, accuracy, and quality. SOLIDWORKS offers a variety of ways to shortcut your design efforts,…

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Five tips to help you pass the CSWP exam

CSWP exam certification

Perhaps you’ve only just discovered the wonderful world of SOLIDWORKS certifications, or maybe it’s something you’ve been aware of for a while. Either way, you’ve reached the point where you’re thinking about, or preparing to take the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional exam, CSWP. Well, you’ve come to the right place! After recently completing the exam with…

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How to Create Offset on Surface in a SOLIDWORKS 3D Sketch

SOLIDWORKS Offset on Surface

When working with surfaces in SOLIDWORKS, it can be a challenge trying to recreate complex geometry. In this tech tip video, we will walk through the steps to create an Offset on Surface in a 3D sketch and measure with the Geodesic Entities tool. SOLIDWORKS Offset on Surface Tool In this tutorial we are trying…

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A Better Way to Design Products: the Designer’s Perspective

Collaborative Designer for SOLIDWORKS

Fragmented tools and communication silos slow engineers and designers down and create busywork that impedes their ability to innovate. While getting input from various stakeholders is vital to the process, disparate tools make this process difficult and often time-consuming. Enter Collaborative Designer for SOLIDWORKS® which connects SOLIDWORKS Desktop to the 3DEXPERIENCE® platform. Designers can securely…

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TriMech Tips & Tricks: SOLIDWORKS Surfacing

SOLIDWORKS Surfacing Tips

Surfacing in SOLIDWORKS desktop software is a powerful and useful concept. If you are interested in learning about the latest SOLIDWORKS features and functionality when it comes to surface modeling or just want to expand your modeling techniques in general, this on-demand webinar is for you: During this SOLIDWORKS Surfacing On-demand you will learn: TriMech…

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60 SOLIDWORKS Tips in 60 Minutes

60 SOLIDWORKS Tips

Watch the tutorial video as TriMech Solutions Consultant – Applications, Sawyer Gara, demonstrates 60 SOLIDWORKS tips that will make you more efficient when using the software. Every year, SOLIDWORKS releases with tons of new improvements and enhancements that can save time and effort when designing. For long time users and SOLIDWORKS newcomers alike, it can…

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SOLIDWORKS support for Microsoft Windows 11

SOLIDWORKS Windows 11

Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS® has introduced support for Microsoft® Windows® 11 with the release of SOLIDWORKS® 2022 SP2 on April 25, 2022.  This applies to the entire SOLIDWORKS® Desktop portfolio (3DEXPERIENCE® products excluded). SOLIDWORKS® maintains rigorous standards and works in collaboration with Microsoft® and solution partners to ensure the highest quality experience. SOLIDWORKS Windows 11 System…

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SOLIDWORKS Drawing Tips & Tricks On-Demand Webinar

SOLIDWORKS Drawings Tips

Are you familiar with all the different ways you can work with drawings in SOLIDWORKS? Watch our on-demand webinar to learn essential SOLIDWORKS drawing tips and tricks. In SOLIDWORKS, drawings are the main way we communicate our designs and take them from the design phase to actual production. Although there are some initiatives moving toward…

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SOLIDWORKS Pattern Slow or Failing? Try the Geometry Pattern option!

SOLIDWORKS Geometry Pattern

Is your SOLIDWORKS pattern slow to rebuild, or worse: just failing outright, with no explanation given?  If so, then keep reading, as we introduce the Geometry Pattern checkbox! On tech support we have seen a few odd situations where the pattern fails without Geometry pattern enabled, but for no apparent reason.  And yet, after checking…

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