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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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Routing: How the “Flip Relation” Option Can Speed Up Routing Sketch Edits

Occasionally when modifying a routing sketch (or other 3D sketch) you may run into a scenario where a spline tangent needs to be flipped or reversed.  See the image below. [caption...
Fig. 1 - How many edges can you count?

How to Reduce the Number of Edges for an Imported Surface?

How many times have you imported a neutral format file (STEP, Parasolid, IGES) in SolidWorks and encountered challenges when working on it? Let me give you an example regarding edges: "How...
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QR Codes vs Augmented Reality Markers – a primer

 QR codes are popping up everywhere these days: movie posters, coffee cups, stickers. I even have one on the back of my business card (see left). When you use a...
GDC Outside

Javelin Reality – On the Road @ GDC 2012

Recently the Javelin Reality team travelled to GDC 2012 in San Francisco. GDC stands for “Game Developer Conference”. If you think SolidWorks World is a big event, there were over...

Modifying the “Admin” user password in SolidWorks Enterprise PDM

When Enterprise PDM is set up to use the Windows Active Directory for user logins, the EPDM users’ passwords will match their Windows passwords.  But what about the special “Admin”...

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...
Interface in your face

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...