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How to read and understand an Electrical Schematic

Ever wonder what’s behind the walls at home or researched how an electrical device works? Maybe you want to fix something that runs on electricity? At first glance an electrical schematic may come across as a confusing cluster of multicoloured lines and symbols of various…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2017 Converts DraftSight DWG/DXF to PDF Automatically

DraftSight to PDF Task

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional 2017 comes with some very useful new Tasks that can be big time savers for users.  One is the new DraftSight to PDF Task. This Task is able to convert DWG and DXF files to PDF format.  This requires that DraftSight Professional or…

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SOLIDWORKS ELECTRICAL 2015 Open with DraftSight

Some users love the intuitive feeling that smart technologies like SolidWorks brings to the table. However after years of drafting, seeing content in text, lines & circles, users develop some level of comfort with basic CAD packages. In 2015, SolidWorks Electrical bridges those two feelings of…

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Draftsight Add-in for SOLIDWORKS PDM

I was reading through the “What’s New” material for SOLIDWORKS PDM and I am excited to learn that there is a DraftSight SOLIDWORKS PDM Add-in available for running PDM inside of DraftSight. It does seem like you may require DraftSight Enterprise to give access to the…

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Trouble Activating DraftSight? – Here is some info to help you along…

As a follow-up to Scott’s great article: What to do if your DraftSight installation has expired — I thought I should highlight another great resource PDF that the DraftSight Team had posted to help with activating DraftSight. March 2017 UPDATE: A new Critical Hotfix is now…

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Has your DraftSight Installation Expired?

For those of you using DraftSight for all of your dwg/dxf needs (highly recommended over 2DEditor!), you may have noticed an expiration message recently.  If you haven’t opened the program recently or never knew how to solve this expiration message, the reason is that DraftSight…

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Javelin is Moving

Yes, it’s true.  Javelin is moving.  On April 1st we will be operating out of brand spanking new offices at 3457 Superior Court in Oakville.  We are all very excited about the move and looking forward to the change since we have been at 700…

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With Draftsight you can edit DWG files from any version of AutoCAD!

DraftSight Free DWG Editor

Looking for a free DWG Editor? Unable to open your AutoCAD files? We might be able to help you with DraftSight… One of the common frustrations that SOLIDWORKS users have is being unable to open and edit legacy DWG files, either because the files are too old,…

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