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SOLIDWORKS 2015 is here! My Favorite Top 20 CAD Enhancements

Ever since I watched the SOLIDWORKS 2015 teaser videos at SOLIDWORKS World in January, I knew that the newest release of SOLIDWORKS will be something special. Let me tell you...

MySolidWorks Learning: Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Routing

MySolidWorks Learning Routing In this MySolidWorks Learning post, you are going to receive an Introduction to SolidWorks Routing. What’s SOLIDWORKS Routing? Use the Routing application to...

MySolidWorks Learning: Weldment Cut List

MySolidWorks Learning Weldment Cut lists Using a Weldment Cut List will allow you to create a list to aggregate all of the bodies in a weldment...

MySolidWorks Learning: Sketch Booleans will make 3D Object Intersections come to Life in Conceptual Designer

MySolidWorks Learning Sketch Booleans Want to know how to combine the volume of two sketch objects? Try the MySolidWorks Learning Sketch Booleans tutorial and you’ll be able to master the art of sketch object union....

SolidWorks EPDM – Desktop Shortcut to Local Vault View

Below are two methods for creating a SolidWorks EPDM desktop shortcut to local vault view. Method 1: From the Navigation Pane in Windows Explorer, drag the vault icon onto the Windows...
Portable Solar Power Plant

3D printer helps to create miniature solar power plants that can go anywhere [VIDEO]

Peppermint Energy, based in South Dakota, has developed a portable, plug-and-play solar generator called the FORTY2. Described as a solar plant in a suitcase, the FORTY2 draws enough juice from...

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SOLIDWORKS Performance

Adjusting Virtual Memory (Windows Pagefile) for increased SOLIDWORKS Performance

A kin to the article that our teammate Josh Carrier wrote, back in 2010, I thought it high time we review the process of how to increase virtual memory on...
Certified SOLIDWORKS CSWA Associate Badge

How to pass the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) Exam with help from MySolidWorks & Subscription Service

Did you know that if you are a SOLIDWORKS customer who has an active Subscription Service contract, you have access to MySolidWorks Standard, which includes preparation materials designed to help you become a Certified...
SolidWorks drawing template & Sheet Format

SOLIDWORKS Tutorial: Step-by-Step Guide to Drawing Templates and Sheet Formats [VIDEO]

Many people get confused when it comes to creating custom Drawing Templates and Sheet Formats in SOLIDWORKS.  It's not as straight forward as Part and Assembly templates due to the...