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Bill of Materials

SOLIDWORKS Bill of Materials (BOM) tech tips and best practices from the Javelin team

Using SOLIDWORKS Electrical to solve our own electrical problem

Often here at Javelin Technologies we roll up our sleeves and use the software we sell and support to find solutions to our own…

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Linking Toolbox Custom Property to SOLIDWORKS Materials

A Toolbox custom property can be linked to SolidWorks materials library using the list option.  The material selected in the…

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Adding Non-visible items to your BOM

Sometimes when working with an assembly, it may be necessary to have something shown on your BOM which is not…

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MySolidWorks Learning: Introduction to SOLIDWORKS Routing

In this MySolidWorks Learning post, you are going to receive an Introduction to SolidWorks Routing. What’s SOLIDWORKS Routing? Use the…

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SolidWorks Electrical Library and Online Portal

Most Electrical CAD explorers are typically hesitant to migrate over to new products. Rightly so. They dig, they research and make sure…

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Electrical Diagram

Why you should switch from AutoCAD Electrical to SOLIDWORKS Electrical

I truly believe the developers at Autodesk meant well when they created AutoCAD® Electrical – but apart from good intentions there…

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5 Amazing things you should know about SolidWorks Electrical

You have probably heard us say that ‘SolidWorks Electrical simplifies electrical system design’, but how does the software actually do…

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5 reasons why you should upgrade SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM to SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional

If you are currently managing your projects with SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM (WPDM) but need to expand your system to accommodate users…

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SolidWorks drawing template & Sheet Format

SOLIDWORKS Tutorial: Step-by-Step Guide to Drawing Templates and Sheet Formats [VIDEO]

Many people get confused when it comes to creating custom Drawing Templates and Sheet Formats in SOLIDWORKS.  It’s not as…

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EPDM – What’s New 2014 – Extracting Hidden SolidWorks BOMs

Even if a SolidWorks BOM is hidden in a SolidWorks assembly or drawing, the BOM can still be accessed through…

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The SolidWorks World 2014 Series: 1. Preparing for the Conference

SolidWorks World 2014 starts in two days in San Diego and the Javelin Blog intends to keep you up to date…

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SOLIDWORKS Administration: Moving to a new License Server

Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 are out; they are no longer supported by SolidWorks. The following compatibility chart is…

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EPDM – Mapping a Enterprise PDM File Data Card Variable to Show the Configuration Name of SolidWorks Files

To have a data card variable display the configuration name of SolidWorks files, set-up the variable as shown below.  …

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Adding SOLIDWORKS Custom Properties to your Parts using the BOM table

If you’ve ever dealt with legacy parts or imported parts, then you have probably experienced adding Custom Properties manually. In…

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Showing or switching SOLIDWORKS BOM Units [VIDEO]

NOTE: This article is relevant for SOLIDWORKS 2023 and prior.  SOLIDWORKS 2024 introduced new functionality to link custom properties to…

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