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eDrawings 2021 New Measurement Types

New in eDrawing 2021, measure tool capabilities are increased. The Measure tool can now be used to measure the distance between cylindrical-cylindrical faces and planar-cylindrical...

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Structural Member Trims for End Miter Joints

New in SOLIDWORKS 2021 is greater automatic control over how the Miter works in the Trim/Extend command. This command is often used when dissimilar sizes...
Translated SOLIDWORKS Feature Names

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Translated Feature Name Option

New in SOLIDWORKS 2021, you can use a system option to show translated feature names in the FeatureManager design tree. Click Options > System Options...
Troubleshooting SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License Manager

Troubleshooting SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License Manager After a Server Move

In his article "Moving The SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License (SNL) Manager", my colleague Andrew, explains how to move the SOLIDWORKS SolidNetWork License Manager to another server....
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SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021 Database Update Prompt

New in SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021, after updating the client, when logging in; the user is prompted before updating the database to the new version. Previously,...
SOLIDWORKS Certification 2021

Get your SOLIDWORKS Certification in 2021

Gaining SOLIDWORKS certification in 2021 will help you to advance your career and prove that you are proficient with SOLIDWORKS software. Standing out amongst SOLIDWORKS...

SOLIDWORKS 2021 What's New Articles

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SOLIDWORKS 2021 Location of the Hatch Pattern File

New in SOLIDWORKS 2021, you can save the hatch pattern file "sldwks.ptn" in any searchable folder so it is not overwritten when you upgrade SOLIDWORKS. This is useful if you customize...
SOLIDWORKS Plastics Tutorial

SOLIDWORKS Plastics 2021 New Tutorial

Do you design injection molds with SOLIDWORKS?  Did you know that SOLIDWORKS Plastics offers a comprehensive set of tutorials? New in the SOLIDWORKS Plastics 2021 release is a tutorial entitled...

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Lock Rotation for Slot Mates

SOLIDWORKS 2021 adds functionality to lock rotation of slot mates, similar to lock rotation of concentric mates which has been available since SOLIDWORKS 2014. The Lock Rotation option can be...

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