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

SOLIDWORKS Drawings

How to locate hidden or newly-imported annotations in SOLIDWORKS Drawings

In our earlier article, we demonstrate how to hide and show dimensions: How to Hide SOLIDWORKS Drawing Dimensions and make…

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Changing SOLIDWORKS Dimensions to reflect changing design intent

Okay, so you’ve spent some time designing a part and then you go to make a change and realize that…

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Get a list of all the parametric dimensions and variables in a SOLIDWORKS Part

With users migration to SOLIDWORKS from so many other CAD systems, one of the…(Ahem..) “deficiencies” we hear about is the…

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SOLIDWORKS 2016 New “Equal Curve Length” Sketch Relation

This is the second article from the “What’s Really New in SOLIDWORKS 2016” series, where we continue to extensively test…

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Unmanned Aerial System

3D Printed Aircraft designed by two-person team through trial-and-error approach

Inspired by an Air Force defense program, SelectTech Geospatial proved that an innovative company could make a UAS (unmanned aerial…

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The Greatest Time Saver – Auto-Sketch Scaling in SolidWorks 2014 [VIDEO Tutorial]

Auto-Sketch Scaling in SolidWorks 2014 will save the world about 2,500 user-years annually!!! It is a bit ironic that you will…

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Dimension Input History: Love it? Hate it?

SolidWorks 2013 introduced hundreds of enhancements creating a big stir of excitement in the user community. Most of the enhancements…

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Marble Roller Coaster Create Straight Segment (Part 5 of many) [VIDEO]

Create Straight Segment To read the previous article of this series, CLICK HERE. To create a new part from this…

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How to Reverse an Offset Dimension [VIDEO]

Reversing sketch dimensions is one of the best time saving enhancements introduced by Solidworks 2009. It applies to 99% of…

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Show Properties with Linked Dimensions on a BOM in Different Units

Using linked dimensions from properties on a BOM is very useful.  They are all linked so everything will update together….

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