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How to edit SOLIDWORKS Drawing Notes that are linked to File Properties

As you may know, SOLIDWORKS linked drawing notes can be connected to the file properties of the drawing and/or components.  After inserting a note, click the "Link to Property" button...
EPDM – What you Need to Know when Using Update References to Fix Broken References

EPDM – What you Need to Know when Using Update References to Fix Broken References

File references can be broken when files are renamed, moved, or deleted. Starting with SolidWorks Enterprise PDM 2011, you can use the new Update References command to repair the broken...
EPDM – What does “The docfile has been corrupted” message mean???

EPDM – What does “The docfile has been corrupted” message mean???

There can be many causes for this.  One known cause is attempting to save over the network to a NAS or SANS device while exceeding the disk space allowance. If...
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EPDM – Cannot Delete Client Vault View!?

If being logged in as the user or an administrator will not allow you remove the view, the problem could be due to the desktop.ini file missing or having incorrect...
Fig. 1 - Align Sketch Tool

Heads or Tails in Sketch Orientation

I love the SolidWorks Forum (http://forum.solidworks.com), not only for being a great learning tool, but also for the brainstorming sessions that take place in most of the threads. For me...
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How to Dynamically Avoid Adding Automated Tangent Relations in SolidWorks Sketches

I have always loved simple tips and tricks. You know... those shortcuts that save time and always make you look like a magician when you show them to any audience?...

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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...