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Help! I Can’t See My Model in SOLIDWORKS!

When providing technical support to our customers I see this issue a fair amount among new users. They cannot see their part on the screen but the feature tree is...

DriveWorks: Fast Way to Copy Rules

While working on my DriveWorks Solo Certification, I was shown a really fast way to copy existing rules into new rules. It is faster than CTRL+C (copy), CTRL+V (paste). (more…)

Updating Your SolidWorks Files to 2012 Format

This is the season to upgrade your SolidWorks from 2011 to 2012. A good practice is to convert all of your models to 2012 too. This will save you from...

NEW In SolidWorks 2012 – Span Displays

New in SolidWorks 2012 is the feature Span Displays.  This new feature allows SolidWorks to intelligently span across dual monitors. Clicking the “Span Displays” button on the SolidWorks Title Bar,...
Route with loop

Routing: Flip Route at the Clip

When you rotate a clip in a SolidWorks Route you sometimes find that the route now has a loop in it.  Thankfully, there is an easy way to correct the...

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Online Training

SOLIDWORKS Online Training delivered by a Live Instructor

You are likely spending most of your time working from home now due to COVID-19 and this gives you the opportunity to develop your SOLIDWORKS skills with online training. If...
MySolidWorks eCourses

MySolidWorks Professional now includes ALL SOLIDWORKS eCourses

Starting February 6, 2020, DS are changing how SOLIDWORKS eCourses are offered. All SOLIDWORKS eCourses will be included with MySolidWorks Professional, and will no longer be offered for sale individually....

3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 Live Online Sessions

If you couldn't make it to Nashville for 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 (formerly SOLIDWORKS World) to see the latest from SOLIDWORKS, no problem. You can attend the conference LIVE ONLINE on...