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How to change a SOLIDWORKS Drawing Dimension Colour

Coloured Dimensions

When in the SOLIDWORKS drawing environment have you ever wanted to change the colour of a dimension or annotation in a view you just brought in as a model item (whether to bring attention to a certain dimension or due to use of colours in your company…

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Embrace the Model Based Enterprise with Origin’s CheckMate for SOLIDWORKS

Coordinate measuring machine (CMM)

The evolution of the Model Based Enterprise has gone beyond the concept stage and is being implemented by many companies in the aerospace and automotive industries as well as others.  The advantages of doing so are many, not the least of which is the time…

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Spartan CAD “attacks” 3D with the power of SOLIDWORKS and a partnership with Javelin

Spartan Team

In the spring of 2012, engineer and entrepreneur David Janelle saw the future. Working on his own, with a couple of contracted engineers, David invested in three licenses of SOLIDWORKS. It was an ambitious move – he didn’t even have enough 3D design work to…

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Automate to Dominate: Gain and Retain Your Competitive Advantage with DriveWorks

Are you losing sales because it takes too long to create a quote? Do your competitors offer an easier buying experience? Do your dealers or mobile sales force have the tools to win business on the spot? It is critical to build relationships and trust when earning…

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Use Equations to enhance your SOLIDWORKS Bill of Materials

Columns in your SOLIDWORKS Bill of Materials (BOM) can be used for more than reporting model values, quantity counts and custom properties. One of the options is to add a SOLIDWORKS BOM Equation column to calculate and show a result based upon custom properties or other columns…

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Eliminate your Top 3 File Management Risks with SOLIDWORKS PDM

Join us for a live webinar on Wednesday April 13th at 2:00PM EST to discover the top three file management risks designers and engineers face on a daily basis. See how SOLIDWORKS PDM can eliminate these risks and get your products to market faster and error…

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Your mobile sales force needs this on-the-spot quoting tool that customers love

Meeting with tablet

People buy from people they like.  Buyers like people who give them a great product at a great price.  Buyers also place a high value on a fast, accurate quote, especially on a customized item. Let’s say your sales rep has a great meeting and…

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My SOLIDWORKS Drawing still references a file that has been removed from view?

When SOLIDWORKS users report that a drawing file references a model that is not included in any of its drawing views, it usually turns out to be a model view has been deleted from the drawing, but the reference to the model remains in the View Palette.  Drawing reference…

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The Steel Detailer Automated Structural Design (VIDEO series 3 of 3)

Time and Money savings The full capabilities of The Steel Detailer (TSD) can be demonstrated when working on large projects. The amount of time (and money) you will save by taking advantage of the automatic file naming and categorizing is immense. Furthermore TSD will also create…

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