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SOLIDWORKS Custom Materials

SOLIDWORKS comes pre-loaded with a great library of materials ranging from ABS Plastic to Zirconium.  The information contained in each of these material library entries includes tensile strength, density and many more material...
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Updating Changes To Your Custom Weldment Profiles

Have you created a library of new custom weldment profiles for use in SolidWorks, or have you added custom property information to some of the pre-existing weldment profiles? You may...
Design Contest Winners

Presenting the Javelin SolidWorks ‘Cool’ Design Contest Winners for 2010

Javelin is proud to announce the winners of the 2010 SolidWorks 'Cool' Design Contest. We had a lot of amazing entries and it was a tough decision to pick an overall...
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Blank SOLIDWORKS Installation Manager

If you experience a blank SOLIDWORKS Installation Manager window while attempting to install your software this may be caused by either your local firewall blocking HTML files from rendering on screen...
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How to “Convert” a Section View into a Projected View

Warren Isaacs posted a very interesting question on the SolidWorks Forums: I have a section view on a drawing whose part has been modified such that the section is now...

Give the gift of SolidWorks knowledge

By Jeff Sweeney, 3DVision Technologies. I’m very glad to be posting here as my chance to give back to the Javelin team. Back when I was first starting to learn...

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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...
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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...
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...