eDrawings Pro

Share designs with Non-CAD contacts easily using eDrawings HTML

eDrawings HTML

New for SOLIDWORKS 2019 is the ability to save an eDrawings HTML file to allow a contact who doesn’t have CAD to view and interact with your CAD files inside their web browser. Previously, sharing a design with a customer who doesn’t have any form of CAD was more difficult as you needed to save the part as an executable eDrawings file. While this meant that the eDrawings viewer was included with the file, one issue with this is that some customers cannot open an executable file! It also means that the file is quite large as the installer for eDrawings is included along with your CAD geometry, often meaning that it can’t be sent as an e-mail attachment. The new eDrawings HTML format allows a smaller file to be sent which anyone can open and investigate.   eDrawings HTML User Interface The user interface is simplified meaning that even…

Read More...

eDrawings 2016 Improves Your Design Collaboration and Communication [VIDEO]

Downstream visualization of information is critical to engineering. The eDrawings 2016 release offers a number of enhancements that will make it easier for recipients of eDrawings to understand and interrogate your product design information. Discover the new enhancements by watching the video below: eDrawings 2016 Enhancements Highlights Here is a summary of just a few of the new enhancements in eDrawings 2016: Include Component Descriptions If you saved component descriptions with your models in SOLIDWORKS then the eDrawings Components pane will include those descriptions. This helps recipients of your eDrawings to better understand the components in your assembly. When you save the model in SOLIDWORKS using either the component name, component description, or both, eDrawings uses the same settings. To view a component description in assembly eDrawings click Components on the toolbar and the descriptions will be visible as shown below: To hide/show component descriptions, click Options. In the options dialog box, on the General tab, you’ll find a Show Component Descriptions check…

Read More...

eDrawings for iPod touch, iPhone or iPad

SolidWorks has an eDrawings app that allows you to view your models and drawings anywhere! On the Apple App Store, there are two versions to choose from (similar to the PC eDrawings program). Check them out!     eDrawings for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad allows you to open your native eDrawings or SolidWorks files and use multi-touch gestures to pan, zoom, or rotate your model. Show your assemblies in exploded states and browse through the assembly component tree.  Switch between configurations and hide/show or make components transparent. For your detailed drawings, easily switch between sheets and see all the dimensions. Play animations switching between 3D model views or 2D drawing views. A double-tap fits your models to the screen or zooms into drawing views.   eDrawings Pro for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad gives you even more functionality than eDrawings. Take dynamic cross section views, measurements, markups and annotations…

Read More...

Want to become a SOLIDWORKS Expert?

Take a LIVE Online Training Course from Javelin