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Time Saver – Predetermined Zoom in SolidWorks Drawings

Just a little tip that can save you big time when working with your drawings. (more…)
Certification Information on the SolidWorks Website

Stay Competitive as a Certified SolidWorks Professional

It is no secret that knowledge is the key to a successful career. With the increase of well-trained students entering the engineering workforce it is critical for an engineer’s knowledge...

Removing the SOLIDWORKS Toolbox Internal Flag

All SOLIDWORKS Toolbox parts have an internal file flag that sets them apart from regular SOLIDWORKS parts.  This flag enables SolidWorks to recognize them as standard parts and places a...
Keep the Cold in the Fridge

Keep the Cold in the Fridge

Leaving the fridge door open while you decide what to graze on is not sustainable. Tips: Use your phone to take a photo inventory of the fridge contents so you...
Staying Green in Winter

Staying Green in Winter

- REDUCED HEATING BILL: Does your wife get cold easily during the winter?  Pregnancy will fix that right up!  Actually had to turn down the thermostat this winter due to...
On-Machine Control Solutions

On-Machine Control Solutions

Efficiency and cost cutting is the something every industry is striving to maximize. The companies and individuals who are able to achieve this goal are on the rising edge of success and growth....

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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...