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Why every designer and engineer should take a GD&T Fundamentals training course?

Javelin recently added Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) to its comprehensive training portfolio. This article discusses why designers and engineers should take GD&T training and the benefits of attending a course...
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ENHANCEMENT REQUEST! Tell SOLIDWORKS What You Want in their Software

Every SOLIDWORKS user at one time or another has likely found themselves working with the software and caught themselves thinking, "Hey, it would be great if it could do this",...
BuiltWorks: Structural Steel Design in SolidWorks

BuiltWorks: Structural Steel Design in SolidWorks

BuiltWorks is a high-performance software application for real-time steel design within the SolidWorks environment, providing tools for 3D solid parametric modelling, analysis and design, connection detailing and automatic generation of...

NEW! in Simulation 2011 – 2D Simplification

If you haven't tried this, you should!  2D simplification study for Simulation Professional. It will save you a lot of time to conduct detailed analysis on your model. Let's use...
Why take SolidWorks Core Training?

Why take SolidWorks Core Training?

Training can be seen 2 ways –as an investment or a cost. How do you see it? Do you have the time to train yourself on using new software while...
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SolidWorks Composer in SolidWorks Enterprise PDM

In SolidWorks Enterprise PDM 2011, we now have the ability to view SolidWorks Composer files directly inside the view tab in Windows Explorer and in the search dialogue.  I see this...

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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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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...
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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...