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AutoCAD DWG Tech Tips and related Information

How to convert AutoCAD DWG to SOLIDWORKS 3D Models

DWG to SOLIDWORKS

Can SOLIDWORKS open AutoCAD DWG files? For those companies that are thinking about moving from an existing AutoCAD 2D CAD package to a 3D solution, SOLIDWORKS can open AutoCAD DWG files and also convert them into 3D models. Design sketches and assembly layouts may represent…

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New in SOLIDWORKS 2015 Premium! – Flatten Surfaces [VIDEO]

I think my favorite new feature of this 2015 release of SOLIDWORKS Premium is definitely the Flatten Surface functionality. Over the years I have had plenty of opportunities where this function would have directly saved customers a ton of time, money and effort in attempting…

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SolidWorks Tutorial: Views Missing from Saved DWG/DXF

When saving a drawing as a DXF/DWG, in some cases views may be missing from the resultant saved file and the message “The assembly contains at least one component that contains invalid geometry” may also be displayed, when the file is being saved. Required display…

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Adding Parametric Intelligence to Imported DWG Geometry [VIDEO]

Ever wonder what SolidWorks can do with DWG geometry. We have some super abilities when it comes to adding intelligence and actually linking the static DWG dimensions to existing DWG geometry – Take a peek and see how!

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A Quick Way to Purge ALL the Centerlines from a SOLIDWORKS Sketch [VIDEO]

Purge Centerlines

When you are looking for a fast way to save a SOLIDWORKS sketch to a 2D format like DXF or DWG, without all the construction geometry. This technique will help you save time in purging all the construction geometry from the sketch.

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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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