SOLIDWORKS 2018

Tech Tips and Resources for the latest SOLIDWORKS release

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Overview

Watch a recording of our launch broadcast which includes demonstrations of the performance improvements, quality enhancements and new capabilities:

The production version of SOLIDWORKS 2018 is now available for Subscription Customers from the Customer Portal.

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS PCB 2018

SOLIDWORKS PCB 2018 Top 5 Enhancements Video

Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design solutions were added to SOLIDWORKS two generations ago as a result of a partnership between DS SolidWorks and Altium. The partnership yielded two products: SOLIDWORKS...
SOLIDWORKS PDM Integration

SOLIDWORKS Inspection now has SOLIDWORKS PDM Integration

As of SOLIDWORKS 2018 SP2, SOLIDWORKS PDM integration has been added to the Standalone version of SOLIDWORKS Inspection! Implementing the new functionality is easy, first toggle the option 'on' in...
Industry 4.0

3D Design & Manufacturing Solutions for Industry 4.0

Don't worry if you missed Javelin's Industry 4.0 Events...you can still attend a Live Webinar on April 25, 2018 The 3D Design & Manufacturing Solution for Industry 4.0 seminar was...
SOLIDWORKS Simulation Cleaning Utility

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Cleaning Utility

One of the lesser known tools that gets installed along with SOLIDWORKS software is the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Cleaning Utility. This utility tool can be used to permanently delete any simulation data, including...
SOLIDWORKS Terminal Strips

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018 Terminal Strips and Multilevel Terminals

As SOLIDWORKS Electrical has evolved over time it managed to make software improvements to handle demands from both schematic design and electrical 3D. SOLIDWORKS Electrical Terminal Strips have improvements made...
Drawing styles

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018 Drawing Styles and Attribute management

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018 added new features enabling users to manage properties, and configure project Drawing styles such as Layers, Line styles and Text Styles. Just like existing configurations (such as...
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Copy Tree Dynamic Variable Values in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2018

One of my favorite enhancements in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2018 is a new option to use dynamic values when updating Variables while performing a Copy Tree.  In the past, this functionality...
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SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018 Managing Wires

In SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018, there are 3 productive changes made with regards to managing wires. Global Wire Mark Display: We can now pre-define the connection label display style directly from...
Sort by mark

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018 Natural Sort Option & Unused Marks

Leveraging the options of automation usually requires some setup and planning, lucky for us in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2018 there are some more additions in the configurations to creating device tags...