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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...

NEW! in Simulation 2011 – 2D Simplification

If you haven't tried this, you should!  2D simplification study for Simulation Professional. It will save you a lot of time to conduct detailed analysis on your model. Let's use...
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SolidWorks Composer in SolidWorks Enterprise PDM

In SolidWorks Enterprise PDM 2011, we now have the ability to view SolidWorks Composer files directly inside the view tab in Windows Explorer and in the search dialogue.  I see this...
You have upgraded your software. What about upgrading your users too?

You have upgraded your software. What about upgrading your users too?

I have just finished teaching the SolidWorks Refresher course and I was so amazed with the reaction I got from my students, that I wanted to share it with you. They...
Update SolidWorks References in EPDM 2011

Update SolidWorks References in EPDM 2011

I came across this blog that Jeff Sweeney wrote and I couldn't agree more.  I have been waiting for this feature for a long time and I am very excited...

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SOLIDWORKS Composer 2020 additional formats available for saving video

In prior years, the only Save As option for a SOLIDWORKS Composer video format was AVI. Now in SOLIDWORKS Composer 2020, we also have the ability to save video as...

How to use the new Quick Search option in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020

With the greatly anticipated Quick Search feature added in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020, users have a quick and convenient way to search favorite variables directly from within Windows Explorer.  We can...
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...
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