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"Don't Ask Me Again"

How to restore your Dismissed SOLIDWORKS Messages

Have you been wondering where those pop-up dialog boxes with options have disappeared to?  If you checked off options like "Don't ask me again", then what you select will be...
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SolidWorks 2011 adds IFC file export

Are you a SolidWorks user who collaborates with architectural or building construction design?  If so, I have good news!  SolidWorks 2011 now provides Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) export based on...
E3.WireWorks Cabling and SolidWorks Routing Integration

E3.WireWorks Cabling and SolidWorks Routing Integration

I have been working with a large number of companies recently who have been curious about how the newest and best ways are to schematically plan connectors and cables as...
Why every designer and engineer should take a GD&T Fundamentals training course?

Why every designer and engineer should take a GD&T Fundamentals training course?

Javelin recently added Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) to its comprehensive training portfolio. This article discusses why designers and engineers should take GD&T training and the benefits of attending a course...
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ENHANCEMENT REQUEST! Tell SOLIDWORKS What You Want in their Software

Every SOLIDWORKS user at one time or another has likely found themselves working with the software and caught themselves thinking, "Hey, it would be great if it could do this",...
BuiltWorks: Structural Steel Design in SolidWorks

BuiltWorks: Structural Steel Design in SolidWorks

BuiltWorks is a high-performance software application for real-time steel design within the SolidWorks environment, providing tools for 3D solid parametric modelling, analysis and design, connection detailing and automatic generation of...

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SOLIDWORKS standard compliance with the SOLIDWORKS Design Checker 2019

Maintain SOLIDWORKS Standards Compliance with SOLIDWORKS Design Checker

Many companies that have a drafting department often also have a checking or quality department to maintain SOLIDWORKS standard compliance. The design checker in this department usually have to review...
The rigid connection type (top) produces artificial stress concentrations in the bolt head region. The distributed option (bottom) produces a more realistic stress field.

Distributed Coupling for Bolts and Pins in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020

Getting simulation results quickly, while maintaining accuracy, is always a top priority for any analyst. Replacing modeled fasteners with bolt or pin connectors in SOLIDWORKS Simulation is a great way...
Access the Simulation Evaluator directly from the Simulation Tree

Get peace of mind with the SOLIDWORKS 2020 Simulation Evaluator

Few things grind an analyst’s gears like setting up a long study to run overnight, and then returning the following morning only to find that the study failed after 25...
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