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SOLIDWORKS Manage Company Details

Adding your Company details and logo to the SOLIDWORKS Manage UI

Once the SOLIDWORKS Manage Server and Client have been installed, you can add your Company Details. Your details can appear in various areas of the SOLIDWORKS Manage user interface, including...
3DEXPERIENCE World Training

Over 350 SOLIDWORKS Training Sessions available at 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020

3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 Conference and Exhibition (formerly known as SOLIDWORKS World), is a global event for the creators, builders and innovators who want to expand their skill sets and learn...
SOLIDWORKS 2020 Thicken Surface

Thicken a Surface with Specified Direction in SOLIDWORKS 2020

In SOLIDWORKS 2020 you can thicken a surface by specifying a direction other than normal to a face with Thicken and Thicken Cut features. The direction for Thicken or Thicken...
SOLIDWORKS Manage Users Area

SOLIDWORKS Manage Users Area (System Administration)

The Users Area of SOLIDWORKS Manage System Administration is where Users and Groups are added imported and edited. System Administration is available by selecting Administration Options. ...
SOLIDWORKS PDM Quick Search

How to use the new Quick Search option in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020

With the greatly anticipated Quick Search feature added in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020, users have a quick and convenient way to search favorite variables directly from within Windows Explorer.  We can...
SOLIDWORKS selection set

Editing a Selection Set in SOLIDWORKS 2020

In SOLIDWORKS 2020, you can edit an existing selection set to add or remove items. You can also add items to multiple selection sets at once. The items that need...

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Quick Search

How to use the new Quick Search option in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020

With the greatly anticipated Quick Search feature added in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020, users have a quick and convenient way to search favorite variables directly from within Windows Explorer.  We can...
SOLIDWORKS standard compliance with the SOLIDWORKS Design Checker 2019

Maintain SOLIDWORKS Standards Compliance with SOLIDWORKS Design Checker

Many companies that have a drafting department often also have a checking or quality department to maintain SOLIDWORKS standard compliance. The design checker in this department usually have to review...
The rigid connection type (top) produces artificial stress concentrations in the bolt head region. The distributed option (bottom) produces a more realistic stress field.

Distributed Coupling for Bolts and Pins in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020

Getting simulation results quickly, while maintaining accuracy, is always a top priority for any analyst. Replacing modeled fasteners with bolt or pin connectors in SOLIDWORKS Simulation is a great way...
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