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

Enable SOLIDWORKS 2017 3D Interconnect

How to enable SOLIDWORKS 3D Interconnect

If you haven’t yet heard of SOLIDWORKS 3D Interconnect, you are missing one of the key features of the SOLIDWORKS…

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Importing neutral file formats in solidworks

3 POINT CHECKLIST for Importing Neutral File Formats into SOLIDWORKS

We often receive inquiries regarding the changes surrounding importing neutral file formats within SOLIDWORKS, especially after upgrades to SOLIDWORKS have…

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SOLIDWORKS Reference Sketches

Create SOLIDWORKS Reference Sketches from 2D DXF/DWG Files

Being able to work with different file types is crucial to working with other clients using other programs. There are…

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How to import Product Manufacturing information (PMI) into SOLIDWORKS Composer

SOLIDWORKS Composer can directly import Product Manufacturing Information (PMI) data from SOLIDWORKS models. PMI conveys attributes that are necessary for…

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Creating a Surface from a Mesh Feature in SOLIDWORKS 2018

When a *.stl or *.obj file is imported into SOLIDWORKS, the 3D model opens in a tessellated or meshed form….

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SOLIDWORKS Import Diagnostics and Repairing Import Errors

SOLIDWORKS Import Diagnostics and Repairing Import Errors

A support call about errors in imported models usually ends with a question how to avoid such errors.  In an…

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SOLIDWORKS Import Mesh File

SOLIDWORKS 2017 provides direct import of 3D Scanned Data

If you work with 3D scanned data on a regular basis, we are certain that the ability to directly import…

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3D Interconnect

A bit of “Nitty-Gritty” on SOLIDWORKS 2017 3D Interconnect

One of the key enhancements within SOLIDWORKS 2017 is how it handles CAD files from other Vendors. The 3D Interconnect…

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Importing SOLIDWORKS files into SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer

As a follow-up to my recent blog article about how to export from SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer to SOLIDWORKS, I’m now…

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STL Imports in SOLIDWORKS 2016 means that Bigger is Better!

Not everything that is bigger, is necessarily better – however we can now open larger and more complex STL imports in SOLIDWORKS 2016…

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Importing STL files into SOLIDWORKS as a Solid or Surface model

Occasionally I am asked if there is a way of importing STL files into SOLIDWORKS as a solid/surface model and not…

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SolidWorks Tutorial: Import Diagnostics (1) – “Face Piercing Through Solid” Error [VIDEO]

 This week, we will post a series of articles focused on troubleshooting and healing topological errors from geometry imported in…

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Marble Roller Coaster Save Template (Part 3 of many) [VIDEO]

To read the first part of this series of articles, please CLICK HERE. To read the second part of this…

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Imported Bodies Video Series – 2. Repairing an Imported Model (Manual Selection of Open Edges) [VIDEO]

In the first article of this series, I used different troubleshooting tools for finding the culprit that generated the imported body error,…

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Imported Bodies Video Series – 1. Troubleshooting an Imported Model [VIDEO]

There are lots of reasons why models imported in SolidWorks from IGES, STEP or Parasolid files have topological errors. The simplest…

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