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Setting the SOLIDWORKS history folder length

For those users who are making regular use of the History folder, from the FeatureManager Design Tree, to access the features that you have most recently created or edited — did you know you could set the length of the list of features displayed? You can…

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Stop Getting Lost with the Improved Interface of SolidWorks Simulation 2014 [VIDEO]

When working with results plots in SolidWorks Simulation, the plot settings are stored under three groups, “Edit Definition”, “Settings” and “Chart Options”. After using SolidWorks Simulation for a considerable amount of time, I still forget what goes under what and I have to cycle through all the options before finding what I am looking for. Not anymore, in SolidWorks 2014, although you will still see all the three menu items when you right-click on a results plot, all three options are available as tabs in the same PropertyManager, so you can cycle through all the settings just by clicking on the appropriate tab. The Color Chart is also “alive” now. You can double-click it and right-click it to get to various options like changing the…

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Alin’s SW2013 Pick of the Day: Searching for Settings – Instant Results

Since I started the “What’s Really New in SolidWorks 2013” series of tech tips, I kept repeating that the newest version of SolidWorks is all about saving time. My pick of the day is another time saver – the ability to fine tune SolidWorks systems extremely fast using the new search functionality for System Options and Document Properties. Watch this video and save time:

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