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Registry Rename

How to Reset the SOLIDWORKS Registry Entries

In SOLIDWORKS you can make wide array of customization to your user settings and also the user interface. It can be hard to keep track of these changes if you...

Designing 90° Sheet Metal HVAC Duct in SOLIDWORKS – Part 2 of 4

Welcome to Designing 90° Sheet Metal HVAC Duct in SOLIDWORKS - Part 2. In the previous part we had created the basic model for the duct, the required sizes are...

Designing a 90° Sheet Metal HVAC Duct in SOLIDWORKS – Part 1 of 4

Designing and manufacturing a duct for a ventilation system is easy, right? With this series I'm going to start with simple, but most commonly asked for in a HVAC system...
Clear log options

Clearing the SOLIDWORKS PDM Archive Server Log

When viewing the SOLIDWORKS PDM User Log, clearing the log is straight forward. You simply left-click, on the 'Empty the log' icon. This is available from the User Log menu bar,...
Configurations in eDrawings

Selecting Configurations in SOLIDWORKS eDrawings 2019

SOLIDWORKS eDrawings 2019 now gives you the ability to preview different configurations of a file other than the one that was active when the file was last saved. This new...
Login Type

SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2 Login Type Options

When a user logs into a PDM vault online via SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2, many don't realize there are potentially two different license types that can be chosen, either a Web...

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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...