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Put an end to shooting wrist pain while mousing at your computer

Repetitive strain injury

Repetitive strain injury seems to happen to some of us, notably CAD users who just want to go faster and faster to get more done in less time.  There’s so much mousing…somehow our mousing hand and arm seem to suffer from trying to work too…

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 can Select Over Geometry

select over geometry

With SOLIDWORKS 2018 a new geometry selection tool is introduced called Select Over Geometry. The selection tool lets you drag a box or lasso selection over a model without starting the drag from a blank region of the graphics area.This tool is helpful when you drag…

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Mouse Gesture Enhancements

Mouse Gestures were introduced in SOLIDWORKS 2010 and are a real time saver when using SOLIDWORKS to bring your designs to life. SOLIDWORKS 2018 brings a more interactive way to utilize mouse gestures and allows you to choose which tools will appear in the mouse gesture wheel….

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Adding Features to Sketch Gestures

This article is a continuation of an earlier article regarding adding Boss/Cut Extrude to the sketch Short-Cut Bar. If you use Gestures, the same can done for the Gestures available in sketches. In the below example I set the number of Gestures to 8 and added Boss/Cut Extrudes &…

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Customize SOLIDWORKS Mouse Gestures and add your own commands

In the 2010 release of SOLIDWORKS, Mouse Gestures were introduced.  In SOLIDWORKS 2012 this functionality has been further enhanced with some NEW commands.  Now you can customize SOLIDWORKS Mouse Gestures with the Ok, Cancel, and Escape commands, as well as keyboard shortcut keys, and macros. To…

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Using and Customizing SOLIDWORKS Mouse Gestures [VIDEO]

Mouse Gestures Wheel

With SOLIDWORKS 2010 a new productivity tool was introduced called SOLIDWORKS Mouse Gestures.  Once you get used to using them, Mouse Gestures can be a real time saver when using SOLIDWORKS to bring your designs to life. How SOLIDWORKS Mouse Gestures Work: You use Mouse Gestures by pressing…

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