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Backcasting with SolidWorks Sustainability

Backcasting with SolidWorks Sustainability

Everyone knows what forecasting means, but have you heard of the term "backcasting"?  With forecasts we want to know what the future will be like.  Backcasting is a different mindset....
Fig. 1 - Contact between glass and water

PhotoView 360: When is interference a good thing?

When you have layers of transparent materials in your model (like a glass containing water), you get a better result when rendering with PhotoView 360 if the "liquid" body interferes...
EPDM – Reinstalling SolidWorks – Use Caution When Cleaning Out Registry

EPDM – Reinstalling SolidWorks – Use Caution When Cleaning Out Registry

DISCLAIMER: This blog article contains information on modifying your Windows Registry. It is always recommended that you take a backup of the Registry before editing any of the values because...
Toolbox Configuration

Always the same story with the Hole Wizard…….Slow Loading

Keeping in Line with my recent theme of performance, when it comes to our blog postings, I thought we should share some insight on a question that comes up month...
Run Dialog

Easily find the character length of particular file paths.

Finding the maximum file path length...No matter how far we advance through operating systems or other software, we often bump into a 256 character limit when attempting to copy or...
Indexing Service Dialog

Is the Windows Indexing Service Helping or Hurting your Productivity.

Some of the modern search functionality within windows 7 is absolutely fantastic.  I can type fraction of a word and results from my email, start menu and specific locations on...

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...
Simulate virus spread

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...