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3DVIA Composer: Configure Multiple Users to Use Shared Server or Library Location

This tip is especially useful for users with a Floating Composer license! If there are multiple users of 3DVIA Composer that would like to share a common library location, it's...
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Where is the Update for the SolidNetwork License Manager???

If you recently updated your SolidWorks to a newer version and use network licensing, you also need to update the License Manager otherwise will you receive a "License server does...
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Customize SOLIDWORKS Mouse Gestures and add your own commands

In the 2010 release of SOLIDWORKS, Mouse Gestures were introduced.  In SOLIDWORKS 2012 this functionality has been further enhanced with some NEW commands.  Now you can customize SOLIDWORKS Mouse Gestures...

How to Install Multiple SOLIDWORKS Versions on your system

Do you need to be able to use more than one release of SOLIDWORKS on your system?  For instance you may use SOLIDWORKS 2016 but for one supplier or customer you also...
Managing complex components made easy

Managing complex components made easy

Managing complex components with multiple symbols and representations can be a challenging task in any design environment. The complexity is magnified in the hydro industry with devices like IEDs especially...
Downloads & Updates

How to manually download SOLIDWORKS software and service packs

The installation file set for SOLIDWORKS is quite large and can take some time to download. In many cases, all that is required, is the installation files for server products,...

COVID-19 Related Posts

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SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation demonstrates how social distancing helps limit the spread of COVID-19

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software can analyze and simulate real-life fluid and heat transfer behavior of products. By using CFD, you can also analyze real-life scenarios, including...
SOLIDWORKS X-Ray Assembly Visualization

A SOLIDWORKS X-Ray Machine: The Ultimate Assembly Visualization Training Event

On Thursday June 4, Alin Vargatu is sharing his 3DEXPERIENCE World presentation (A SOLIDWORKS X-Ray Machine: The Ultimate Assembly Visualization Training) in an online live training format. Your assemblies contain a treasure of...
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How to work faster with SOLIDWORKS FREE Online Live Training Event

On Thursday May 28, Alin Vargatu is sharing his 3DEXPERIENCE World presentation (Interface in Your Face – the 2020 Edition) with the SOLIDWORKS community, in a FREE online live training format. You will...