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Data Exchange

Tech tips, tutorials, and best practices for Data Exchange from the Javelin technical team

Enable SOLIDWORKS 2017 3D Interconnect

How to enable SOLIDWORKS 3D Interconnect

If you haven’t yet heard of SOLIDWORKS 3D Interconnect, you are missing one of the key features of the SOLIDWORKS…

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SOLIDWORKS Composer Configurations

Multiple Configurations in a SOLIDWORKS Composer File

In SOLIDWORKS Composer 2020 it was really time-consuming when we had to work with SOLIDWORKS parts and assemblies that have…

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SOLIDWORKS 3D Interconnect Inventor Files

Work seamlessly with other CAD Tools using SOLIDWORKS 3D Interconnect [On-demand Webinar]

SOLIDWORKS 2017 3D Interconnect delivers groundbreaking new capabilities for working with both neutral and native CAD data from various sources, unlocking powerful…

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SOLIDWORKS Import Export Options

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Import & Export Options are now in the best location possible!

One of my absolute favorite enhancements in this latest release of SOLIDWORKS is the migration of the SOLIDWORKS Import Export…

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SOLIDWORKS 3MF

SOLIDWORKS Importing and Exporting 3D Manufacturing Format (3MF)

SOLIDWORKS 2017 now provides us with the ability to import and export 3MF files. 3MF is a new 3D printing format…

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Importing data into SOLIDWORKS

How to Import Data and use it effectively in SOLIDWORKS [VIDEO]

Did you know that SOLIDWORKS provides more than 30 translators to convert CAD data into SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD format? Common…

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How to Flatten a “dumb” solid in SOLIDWORKS

It is very common in the sheet metal industry to share or receive files from other CAD platforms. Therefore, it is…

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How to Export from SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer to SOLIDWORKS

I recently experienced SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer (SWID) at SOLIDWORKS World 2016 and needless to say I was excited. When I…

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CAD System White Paper

Thinking of switching 3D CAD systems? Might not be as hard as you think!

Are your engineers frustrated with your current 3D CAD tools? Are parts not fitting together the first time? Are you…

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SOLIDWORKS Visualize Trial

SOLIDWORKS Visualize FREE Trial via MySolidWorks

Do you want a SOLIDWORKS Visualize free trial and experiment with the latest rendering tool for sales and marketing? Learn…

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STL Imports in SOLIDWORKS 2016 means that Bigger is Better!

Not everything that is bigger, is necessarily better – however we can now open larger and more complex STL imports in SOLIDWORKS 2016…

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DWG to SOLIDWORKS

How to convert AutoCAD DWG to SOLIDWORKS 3D Models

Can SOLIDWORKS open AutoCAD DWG files? For those companies that are thinking about moving from an existing AutoCAD 2D CAD…

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Direct Modeling

Using SOLIDWORKS Direct Modeling to modify an imported model without feature history [VIDEO]

How can you modify a model without history? Use the SOLIDWORKS direct modeling tools to reverse engineer an existing model. When you need…

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Imported Bodies Video Series – 2. Repairing an Imported Model (Manual Selection of Open Edges) [VIDEO]

In the first article of this series, I used different troubleshooting tools for finding the culprit that generated the imported body error,…

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Imported Bodies Video Series – 1. Troubleshooting an Imported Model [VIDEO]

There are lots of reasons why models imported in SolidWorks from IGES, STEP or Parasolid files have topological errors. The simplest…

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