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Creating a Story for 3DEXPERIENCE Dashboards

Stories facilitate navigating a 3DEXPERIENCE Dashboard by providing a description for a dashboard, tab and widget. You can add a story to provide the users...
SOLIDWORKS Imported Sheet Metal Service

How to salvage imported sheet metal data the easy way in SOLIDWORKS

What if you receive an imported sheet metal model with weird abnormalities, like jagged edges or crazy surface shapes? SOLIDWORKS Imported...
SOLIDWORKS PDM Custom Revision Table

SOLIDWORKS PDM Custom Revision Table Columns

This article builds on an excellent one posted by my colleague Justin Williams. In his article, Justin explained how to link SOLIDWORKS PDM variables to...
SOLIDWORKS Composer BOM heading

How to rename the BOM column heading in SOLIDWORKS Composer

In SOLIDWORKS Composer the BOM columns can be configured and various properties and meta-properties can be added as new columns in the Bill of Material....
3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Project Management

What is the difference between DraftSight and 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight?

3DEXPERIENCE® DraftSight® is a new professional DWG-based 2D and 3D drafting offering from Dassault Systemes. Users can easily migrate from AutoCAD® to DraftSight with the...
Electrical Interface Configuration

Customization of user interface in SOLIDWORKS Electrical!

Are you aware of settings in SOLIDWORKS Electrical that allow you to change quite a few things in the user interface, just like we make...

COVID-19 Related Posts

Cloud based simulation

How to make more Informed Engineering Decisions with Cloud based Analysis

Tech Clarity research indicates top performers succeed with cloud based analysis technology. Nearly half (44%) of manufacturers say design decisions have become more difficult. If engineering wasn't hard enough, economic...
Simulate virus spread

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation demonstrates how social distancing helps limit the spread of COVID-19

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software can analyze and simulate real-life fluid and heat transfer behavior of products. By using CFD, you can also analyze real-life scenarios, including...
SOLIDWORKS X-Ray Assembly Visualization

A SOLIDWORKS X-Ray Machine: The Ultimate Assembly Visualization Training Event

Alin Vargatu shares his 3DEXPERIENCE World presentation (A SOLIDWORKS X-Ray Machine: The Ultimate Assembly Visualization Training) in an online live training format. For users who work with SOLIDWORKS assemblies, which...