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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...
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...
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Breakfast Television at Javelin

Yesterday was an exciting day at Javelin! We had Breakfast Television come by our office for our National Engineering Month event. Our special guests were...
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Licensing of 3DVIA Composer

Licensing of Composer is done though a FlexLM license service which is very common in the software industry.  All licenses of Composer are Node-locked to...

Beam Element Improvement in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

There are some improvements I would like to talk about for beam element in SolidWorks 2012. Let's use the particle separator model as example.  The...
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Install tips for SolidWorks Composer

When installing SolidWorks Composer there some things that are good to know before you start the install.  Here is some background information.  If you visit the...

COVID-19 Related Posts

Cloud based simulation

How to make more Informed Engineering Decisions with Cloud based Analysis

Tech Clarity research indicates top performers succeed with cloud based analysis technology. Nearly half (44%) of manufacturers say design decisions have become more difficult. If engineering wasn't hard enough, economic...
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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...