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SolidWorks Electrical 2014: Displaying Wire Color Labels

This much awaited feature now, comes as a default in the Electrical 2014. When wire connections are made, a user has the ability to display the wire color label on...
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SolidWorks Electrical 2014: Report Features

With the product enhancements in 2014, the Report Manager in SolidWorks Electrical now gives you more flexibility in the setup of Export for Text files. As an End user, you...
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SolidWorks Electrical 2014: Sorting Terminals

For you adventurous Electrical users, the 2014 version of the product had a new highlight added to it's features. Sorting of the terminals is now a part of the Edit...
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SolidWorks Electrical 2014: Inheriting the Location or Function

In the 2014 Version of SolidWorks Electrical, now the user is prompted if they want the component to inherit the Location or Function of the Outline assigned. Steps: 1) Select...

Stop Getting Lost with the Improved Interface of SolidWorks Simulation 2014 [VIDEO]

When working with results plots in SolidWorks Simulation, the plot settings are stored under three groups, “Edit Definition”, “Settings” and “Chart Options”. After using SolidWorks Simulation for a considerable amount...

Alin’s SolidWorks 2014 Tutorial: Total Control When Deleting Features [VIDEO]

There are people who say that while SolidWorks excels in creating a new model from scratch, sometimes it is quite complicated to use for modifying an existing part. Let's consider...

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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...
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New methods of converting Surface into Solid with SOLIDWORKS

When working with surfaces in SOLIDWORKS you would typically convert a surface into solid using the Knit Surface or Thicken Surface feature. But in SOLIDWORKS 2016 you now have the ability to...
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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...