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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”...
Custom Properties Tab

SOLIDWORKS Property Tab Builder

If you haven't heard of property tab builder in SolidWorks, it is utilized to define a list of properties to allow the users to input the values when a model...
CommandManager empty tab command

How to customize the SOLIDWORKS CommandManager [UPDATED]

The CommandManager was first introduced in SOLIDWORKS several years ago as basically just a “super toolbar”. However it has been enhanced over time and now allows for a fully customizable ribbon...

Bowling in SolidWorks Motion

It isn't easy to make a strike in bowling (for me anyways).  I also tried an experiment in SW Motion and it was not easy to make a strike in...
Linking Part File Properties to Title-block

How to link Custom Properties to your SOLIDWORKS Drawing Title Block

It can be advantageous to have fields in your SOLIDWORKS drawing title block auto-populate with information from the referenced part or assembly. In this tech tip I'll show you how to set...
Certification Centre

New Way To Show Off Your SolidWorks Certifications

During  a  recent visit to the SolidWorks Certification Centre website, I noticed something new.  In the download column for each certificate was a new link to download a QR Code image. (more…)

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Cloud based simulation

How to make more Informed Engineering Decisions with Cloud based Analysis

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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

Alin Vargatu shares his 3DEXPERIENCE World presentation (A SOLIDWORKS X-Ray Machine: The Ultimate Assembly Visualization Training) in an online live training format. For users who work with SOLIDWORKS assemblies, which...