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eDrawings Measure Active

Why is the eDrawings Measure Tool not available?

We often receive questions about the eDrawings Measure tool not being available in an eDrawings file. Often the answer is a complicated one.  That’s because there are two different factors that influence...
Desired view

3DVIA Composer: Using Curve Detect Mode

Occasionally when trying to move actors to make an exploded view, you may run into a situation where the default directions that the "Gizmo" offers you to move the actor do...
Chris is the only CSWP in the Thunder Bay area and also safe to say the youngest in Thunder Bay

Chris Rudnicki, CSWP at 15

Chris is the only CSWP in the Thunder Bay area

At the age of 15 most teenage boys are thinking about video games, skateboards and being...
Electrical Applications, Javelin Technologies

Electrical & Mechanical Design Tools for Rockwell Automation Systems

Learn from the experts! Take part in this exciting new webinar on electrical & mechanical design tools for Rockwell Automation Systems! Date: Thursday, April 28th Time: 10:00am to 11:00am EST...

Video Games meet CAD (at work too!)

Check out the YouTube video here It's the 40-hour workers' dream: playing video games all day while getting paid to do it. But not many of us get to experience...
SolidWorks and Windows 7 x64

SolidWorks and Windows 7 x64

You may have noticed that Windows 7 x64 is now the recommended operating system for SolidWorks 2010 and 2011 (  In a recent poll, Windows 7 x64 was reported as...

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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...

SOLIDWORKS Christmas Tree Topper

December is here, which means the holiday season is upon us and Michael Bublé is singing festive songs. Every year when putting up my tree, I have the same Christmas...
Fig. 5 Preview of Markups on Rotation

Using Markup in SOLIDWORKS 2020

SOLIDWORKS Markup is a great way to communicate ideas between teams, allowing users to propose changes without having to edit the geometry of a part. With SOLIDWORKS 2020, there is...