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Searching the Help in SOLIDWORKS Composer

Greetings, users of SOLIDWORKS Composer! In our previous article we explained how to access the Help for SOLIDWORKS Composer. In this article, we explain how...
SOLIDWORKS Plastics Tutorial

SOLIDWORKS Plastics 2021 New Tutorial

Do you design injection molds with SOLIDWORKS?  Did you know that SOLIDWORKS Plastics offers a comprehensive set of tutorials? New in the SOLIDWORKS Plastics 2021...
SOLIDWORKS Simulation Maximum Value Annotation

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Maximum Annotation in Probe Tool

SOLIDWORKS Simulation colour plots provide the ability to show the Max Annotation flyout which quickly points out the maximum value in the entire plot.  The...

SOLIDWORKS PDM Resource Monitor GDI Handles Warning

After installing SOLIDWORKS PDM 2019, or a later version, you may receive a SOLIDWORKS PDM Resource Monitor Warning that the available GDI handles are critically...
GrabCAD Shop solution

GrabCAD Shop adds new cost calculator feature

GrabCAD Shop has been a very useful tool that allows many users to save both time and money but was missing an important feature –...

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Lock Rotation for Slot Mates

SOLIDWORKS 2021 adds functionality to lock rotation of slot mates, similar to lock rotation of concentric mates which has been available since SOLIDWORKS 2014. The...

SOLIDWORKS 2021 What's New Articles


SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 File Explorer Enhancements & Keyboard Shortcuts

One of the best features of SOLIDWORKS PDM has been the integration with Windows Explorer. New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021, the ribbon control of Microsoft® Windows® File Explorer is available in...
SOLIDWORKS 2021 Collapsible CommandManager

SOLIDWORKS 2021 – Collapsible CommandManager

The SOLIDWORKS CommandManager is undoubtedly a well-designed interface for finding what tools you need in SOLIDWORKS, and is now collapsible in SOLIDWORKS 2021. After learning where SOLIDWORKS tools are, and...
SOLIDWORKS Composer Highlight Invisible Actors

SOLIDWORKS Composer 2021 – Highlighting of Invisible Actors

A new enhancement in SOLIDWORKS Composer 2021, and the latest Composer Player, is the ability to automatically highlight invisible actors contained within the selected assembly. This can be very useful...

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