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SOLIDWORKS Dark Mode

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Dark Mode Enhancement

I'm a big fan of Windows Dark Mode or any app that offers it for that matter.  The darker my screen is the better.  Although...
SOLIDWORKS 2021 VDA balloons

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Adds VDA Balloons

VDA refers to a German Quality System, generally used for the automotive industry. This is a highly recognized and respected quality management system, which requires...
SOLIDWORKS 2021 Active Window Highlighting

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Active Window Highlighting

If you're anything like me you can have multiple SOLIDWORKS files open at any one time.  If a command is open on one model it...
SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021 Geometry Corrections for Curved Surfaces in Contact

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021 Geometry Corrections for Curved Surfaces in Contact

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021 has improved the calculations for curved surfaces that come into contact by integrating geometry correction factors. These help improve the accuracy of...
SOLIDWORKS Manage Database Debug

SOLIDWORKS Manage Database Debug Log

Using the SOLIDWORKS Manage Database Debug Mode can generate a log file that can be analyzed by your support team, to help expedite the troubleshooting...
Hidden edges display in Composer 2021

Controlling the Display of Hidden Edges in SOLIDWORKS Composer 2021

Now in SOLIDWORKS Composer 2021, the visibility of hidden edges can be controlled, when we select or highlight elements. We can define the colour and...

SOLIDWORKS 2021 What's New Articles

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021 Geometry Corrections for Curved Surfaces in Contact

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021 Geometry Corrections for Curved Surfaces in Contact

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021 has improved the calculations for curved surfaces that come into contact by integrating geometry correction factors. These help improve the accuracy of linear static studies involving cylindrical,...
Hidden edges display in Composer 2021

Controlling the Display of Hidden Edges in SOLIDWORKS Composer 2021

Now in SOLIDWORKS Composer 2021, the visibility of hidden edges can be controlled, when we select or highlight elements. We can define the colour and intensity used to display hidden...
Default SOLIDWORKS Simulation Mesh Plot

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021 Default Mesh Settings

SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2021 increases your control over the default mesh settings for new Simulation studies. Accessed in the menu through Simulation > Options, the default settings provide numerous options to...

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