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SOLIDWORKS Knurling Part

How to Show Part Knurling in SOLIDWORKS – Part 1

We all know what knurling is, right? The most common use for knurling is to add grip to an otherwise slippery part. Using this is...
SOLIDWORKS Foreshorten Dimension

Why can’t I Foreshorten my SOLIDWORKS Dimension?

I recently had a reoccurring problem when creating drawings in SOLIDWORKS. I would constantly lose the Foreshorten option. Yes, you read that correctly! See below...
Origin One parts

Producing Lightweight, Durable Robot Parts on Stratasys Origin One

Ghost Robotics™ produces four-legged autonomous unmanned robots with all-terrain stability that can operate in almost any environment. These quadruped robots are size scalable, ultra-agile, high...
Change Resolution

How to change SOLIDWORKS Visualize 3D Viewport Resolution

When a 3D model is imported into SOLIDWORKS Visualize, the resolution that we see in a preview within the viewport is the resolution of the...
Attach SOLIDWORKS Annotations

How to Attach Annotations to an Existing SOLIDWORKS Drawing View

Do you ever find yourself looking at SOLIDWORKS drawings where annotations are NOT linked to views, but should be? It is simply there on the...
F770 Printer Front Open

Accessible large-format FDM printing with the Stratasys F770 printer

Stratasys made a big impact on manufacturing with their announcement of three new printers using three technologies this week during their Manufacturing Event. If you...

SOLIDWORKS 2021 What's New Articles

SOLIDWORKS 2021 UI Enhancements

Enhancements to User Interface Fundamentals in SOLIDWORKS 2021

SOLIDWORKS 2021 brings several enhancements to improve the user interface (UI), across a range of dialog windows and menu options. Editing Materials When SOLIDWORKS Simulation is active, editing materials in...
Transfer options in PropertyManager

Transfer Body or Part Material in SOLIDWORKS 2021

SOLIDWORKS 2021 provides more flexibility for controlling the material choice when inserting a part into another part, by adding new options in the Insert Part PropertyManager. After selecting the Insert...
List Connector Forces

Copy Tabular Simulation Results to the Clipboard in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021 has added another option to export data from your study results. Besides generating a report, you can copy tabular data from several sources to the clipboard, and...

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