Customize SOLIDWORKS

Learn how to Customize SOLIDWORKS tools and user interface

New in SOLIDWORKS 2015 Professional – Select By View [VIDEO]

When speaking with folks who are new to the SolidWorks sphere of influence, I will typically mention the ability to make fast and accurate selections as primary skill to focus upon when learning SolidWorks. This latest release of SolidWorks will help everyone accelerate their ability…

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New in SOLIDWORKS 2015! – The Split Feature can now split Surface Bodies! [VIDEO]

Split Surface Bodies

As we climb up the steep hill that is the list of new enhancements to SOLIDWORKS 2015, I wanted to peddle backwards for a moment to a feature that is a tad underused by most SolidWorks users – The Split Feature. This tool gives us the…

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Customize Context Sensitive Popup Menus within the Graphics Area [VIDEO]

With every release of SolidWorks, we gain new methods of customizing the user interface to our specific needs – the 2015 release of SolidWorks is no different in this regard. We can now Customize Context Sensitive Popup Menus / Right-Click Menus within the Graphics Area. This…

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Use the SOLIDWORKS Copy Settings Wizard to save and restore your custom menu and system options

Copy Settings Wizard

After spending the time in SOLIDWORKS to customize all your toolbar, menu, shortcut and system options, the last thing you want to do is go back and do it all over again.  A computer crash, registry corruption, or simply switching to a new computer can…

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