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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Tech Tips

Merge and UnMerge Characteristics is new in SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2018

By Sanja Srzic | November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Starting with SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2018 Standalone software, characteristics can be merged:  Ctrl-select them and from the right-mouse-button shortcut menu select ‘Merge Characteristics.’ The option ‘UnMergeRead More

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SOLIDWORKS Feature Freeze Bar Enhanced in SOLIDWORKS 2018

By Chris Briand, CSWE | November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

In previous releases of SOLIDWORKS, the “Feature Freeze” bar would experience issues if it encountered a folder where the features were in chronological order. ThisRead More

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Preparing for a Multi-Release Upgrade Between SOLIDWORKS Versions

By Chris Briand, CSWE | November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments
SOLIDWORKS Multiple Version Upgrade

Is it the Correct Time for Me to Upgrade? Customers upgrade their SOLIDWORKS licenses for a manner of reasons. Those same reasons may be identicalRead More

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Copy Link in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2018

By Andrew Lidstone, CSWE | November 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Copy Link

A great new feature in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2018 is the ability to generate a hyperlink to any file in the vault through the Right ClickRead More

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Working with Assigned Folder Permissions in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2018

By Andrew Lidstone, CSWE | November 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2018 now allows Administrators greater flexibility and control when working with Assigned Folder Permissions. Previously, each folder had to be assigned permissions oneRead More

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Apply a Bounding Box to any Model using SOLIDWORKS 2018

By Chris Briand, CSWE | November 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
SOLIDWORKS Bounding Block

Let’s take a look at a common scenario that crops up after a design is complete – the design of packaging! While some designers mayRead More

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New Progress Indicator for Opening Assemblies in SOLIDWORKS 2018

By Chris Briand, CSWE | November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
SOLIDWORKS Assembly Open progress indicator

The new SOLIDWORKS Assembly Open progress indicator will resonate with anyone who has sat staring at their monitor wondering at exactly what stage, and exactlyRead More

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SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018 Full Template

By Siavash Khajehhasani | November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Template

Now in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2018 you can save all project data to a template, such as boundary conditions, sources, and goals. This makes it easier toRead More

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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Overview

SOLIDWORKS 2018 is here! Watch a recording of our launch broadcast which includes demonstrations of the performance improvements, quality enhancements and new capabilities that will help take your product from design through manufacturing faster then ever before.

Download SOLIDWORKS 2018 software

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