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How to Auto Arrange Dimensions in your SOLIDWORKS Drawing

The SOLIDWORKS Auto Arrange Dimensions tool seems to read your mind when choosing the right positions for placing selected dimensions. Finally you can use the model dimensions to detail your drawing, without...
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Time Saver – Predetermined Zoom in SolidWorks Drawings

Just a little tip that can save you big time when working with your drawings. (more…)
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Removing the SOLIDWORKS Toolbox Internal Flag

All SOLIDWORKS Toolbox parts have an internal file flag that sets them apart from regular SOLIDWORKS parts.  This flag enables SolidWorks to recognize them as standard parts and places a...
Keep the Cold in the Fridge

Keep the Cold in the Fridge

Leaving the fridge door open while you decide what to graze on is not sustainable. Tips: Use your phone to take a photo inventory of the fridge contents so you...
Staying Green in Winter

Staying Green in Winter

- REDUCED HEATING BILL: Does your wife get cold easily during the winter?  Pregnancy will fix that right up!  Actually had to turn down the thermostat this winter due to...
On-Machine Control Solutions

On-Machine Control Solutions

Efficiency and cost cutting is the something every industry is striving to maximize. The companies and individuals who are able to achieve this goal are on the rising edge of success and growth....

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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...
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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...
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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...