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SOLIDWORKS Essentials Preview

SOLIDWORKS Essentials Training Course Preview

Attend a live SOLIDWORKS training demonstration to learn how the SOLIDWORKS Essentials course develops a deeper understanding of the essential tools and techniques SOLIDWORKS users need...
SOLIDWORKS Simulation Mesh Quality Tool

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021 Mesh Quality Diagnostics Tool

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021 has added an important tool to help diagnose and efficiently improve mesh quality — the Mesh Quality Diagnostics Tool. Take the hoist...
3D print your SOLIDWORKS models

A Simple Workflow to 3D Print Your SOLIDWORKS Concept Models

Product design workflow is easier than ever before, thanks to Stratasys 3D printers and SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software. Read on to find out how you...
Configuring Column Sets

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 New Column Configuration Controls

Included with SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021, are controls within the columns node, giving more control to customize the view so the content you care about is...
SOLIDWORKS Electrical Viewer

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Viewer App available with SOLIDWORKS 2021

DS SOLIDWORKS has launched a new viewer app to visualize the electrical project drawings, called SOLIDWORKS Electrical Viewer. It gets installed automatically with the SOLIDWORKS...
Post Manage Upgrade - RMB - New Add-in

What’s required within SOLIDWORKS PDM after a SOLIDWORKS Manage upgrade?

After an upgrade to SOLIDWORKS Manage, there are a few steps required to ensure the new version of the add-in is loaded, and the records...

SOLIDWORKS 2021 What's New Articles

Export Interference Detection - with preview

Export Interference Detection Results in SOLIDWORKS 2021

In SOLIDWORKS 2021 we now have the ability to export Interference Detection Results as a spreadsheet.  This can be useful in scenarios, where you need to compare similar designs, or...
SOLIDWORKS Dark Mode

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Dark Mode Enhancement

I'm a big fan of Windows Dark Mode or any app that offers it for that matter.  The darker my screen is the better.  Although SOLIDWORKS does not have an...
SOLIDWORKS 2021 VDA balloons

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Adds VDA Balloons

VDA refers to a German Quality System, generally used for the automotive industry. This is a highly recognized and respected quality management system, which requires a 90 percent compliance record...

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