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DraftSight AutoCAD 2D CAD Software

DraftSight vs AutoCAD 2D CAD Software Pricing and ROI Information

In the white paper below learn how to maximize the return on a DraftSight 2D CAD software investment and compare subscription pricing for DraftSight ®...
SOLIDWORKS CAM Contain Areas

Restricting Tool Movement with Contain Areas in SOLIDWORKS CAM

Here is a simple example of how you can restrict tool movement using Contain Areas in SOLIDWORKS CAM. A huge time saver when programming parts...
Product Data Management Software

Realize the benefits of improved Data Management with SOLIDWORKS solutions

As a leading provider of easy-to-use design, engineering, and product development solutions, SOLIDWORKS provides the industry’s most affordable distributed product data management software, which can...
SOLIDWORKS Performance Evaluation

How to increase SOLIDWORKS Part Performance and Reduce File Size

At Javelin we are always looking for ways to increase SOLIDWORKS Part Performance and reduce Part File Size to help our customers. In this post...
Section View InFastener Excluded Component

How to Automatically Exclude a Component from a SOLIDWORKS Section View

In a SOLIDWORKS Drawing, you can specify which components or rib features are to be left uncut in a section view or broken-out section view...
Airflow direction in chamber

Using Insight stabilization features to successfully produce large-scale printed parts

At Javelin we are constantly searching for areas where additive manufacturing can supplement or replace current manufacturing solutions for our clients. One of the leading...

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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