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SOLIDWORKS Simulation Assembly Study

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Results on Specific Assembly Components

Using assemblies in SOLIDWORKS Simulation can make things more difficult to view the results of the various plots.  Perhaps you only want to see results...
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SOLIDWORKS PDM Error: “Could not create folder. Cause: The file/key name was invalid.”

This article is part of a series for troubleshooting common, and perhaps not so common, SOLIDWORKS PDM error messages. SOLIDWORKS PDM ERROR: "Could not create...
SOLIDWORKS Cloud Solutions

How to take advantage of SOLIDWORKS Cloud Solutions in 2021

2020 was a crazy and unprecedented year. Our home lives and work lives have gone through and will continue to go through some significant changes....
Color Selection

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Pick Colour for Appearances from External Source

SOLIDWORKS has long been known to have an intuitive and customizable user interface. However, by listening closely to the user base, SOLIDWORKS 2021 comes packed...

How to create 3D PDFs of SOLIDWORKS Parts and Assemblies

Sometimes we want to be able to send 3D information to individuals who may not have SOLIDWORKS access such as managers, customers, vendors, etc.  How...

3DEXPERIENCE World 2021 is a FREE All-digital Experience

3DEXPERIENCE WORLD will be a FREE all-digital experience from February 8 - 11, 2021 with a unique agenda that will enable you to participate in...

SOLIDWORKS 2021 What's New Articles

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eDrawings 2021 New Measurement Types

New in eDrawing 2021, measure tool capabilities are increased. The Measure tool can now be used to measure the distance between cylindrical-cylindrical faces and planar-cylindrical faces. The cylindrical-cylindrical face measurement...

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Structural Member Trims for End Miter Joints

New in SOLIDWORKS 2021 is greater automatic control over how the Miter works in the Trim/Extend command. This command is often used when dissimilar sizes of structural member are joined. ...
Translated SOLIDWORKS Feature Names

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Translated Feature Name Option

New in SOLIDWORKS 2021, you can use a system option to show translated feature names in the FeatureManager design tree. Click Options > System Options > FeatureManager. Select Show translated...

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