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SOLIDWORKS Advanced Surfacing Tutorial

SOLIDWORKS Advanced Surfacing for Mold Design Tutorial

Interested in taking a SOLIDWORKS mold design training course? Watch the Advanced Surfacing tutorial video below to see Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert, Jamie Hill, deliver a...

Rounding SOLIDWORKS Equation Values

Similar to other programs such as Microsoft Excel, SOLIDWORKS has functions available to round numbers. However, certain workflow might require you to always Round Down...
SOLIDWORKS Large Assembly Tutorial

SOLIDWORKS Large Assembly Tutorial

Interested in managing your SOLIDWORKS large assembly more effectively? Watch this video tutorial from Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert Alin Vargatu, as he gives you a taste...

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 File Explorer Enhancements

One of the best features of SOLIDWORKS PDM has been the integration with Windows Explorer. New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021, the ribbon control of Microsoft® Windows®...

The difference between SOLIDWORKS Desktop and 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS / Connected

There are now two distinct types of SOLIDWORKS software available from Dassault Systemes. SOLIDWORKS Desktop and 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS / SOLIDWORKS Connected, which is a full...
SOLIDWORKS 2021 Collapsible CommandManager

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Collapsible CommandManager

The SOLIDWORKS CommandManager is undoubtedly a well-designed interface for finding what tools you need in SOLIDWORKS, and is now collapsible in SOLIDWORKS 2021. After learning...


SOLIDWORKS Composer Delete Empty Groups

SOLIDWORKS Composer 2021 Delete Empty Groups at Import

Ever imported models into SOLIDWORKS Composer only to find that some of the assembly structure is empty?  You might then be tempted to go through the assembly tree and manually...
SOLIDWORKS Simulation Mesher Types

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021 Enhanced Blended Curvature-Based Mesher

SOLIDWORKS Simulation provides three different types of meshers.  The Standard and Curvature-Based meshers have been available for a long time.  The Blended Curvature-Based mesher was introduced in Simulation 2016 with...
SOLIDWORKS Accelerated Zoom

SOLIDWORKS 2021 now includes Accelerated Zoom!

I was tired of how much zooming I had to do with the mouse wheel in SOLIDWORKS... Several scrolls of the wheel just to zoom in or out as far...