SOLIDWORKS Administrator

Edit all of your File Locations Options at once in SOLIDWORKS 2017

When I think I have found what is to be my favorite feature within SOLIDWORKS 2017, along comes something better. The new SOLIDWORKS File Location option reviewed in this article promises to be one of those “better” somethings… SOLIDWORKS File Location View/Edit Technique Here at Javelin, we often preach about file locations and best practices regarding where to store them and what to do with them. The big secret has always been that there is no easy way to see all of your file locations at once; unless you were willing to export your settings out of the registry and work on them from a notepad interface (again, not very easy). Originally this article was going to be about that old-school registry file / notepad editing procedure, however SOLIDWORKS 2017 came along and changed my plan. New SOLIDWORKS File Location View/Edit Technique I am pleased that I can now share with you…

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CAD Administrators Rejoice! With SOLIDWORKS 2017 you now have ultimate power in your SOLIDWORKS Universe!

SOLIDWORKS Setting Administration

The new SOLIDWORKS Setting Administration tool will give SOLIDWORKS 2017 CAD Administrators the ability to prevent users from changing their system options. FAIR WARNING: this is going to be the most inflammatory article that I will write this year… UPON READING THIS ARTICLE: YOU MAY NOT: Chase your CAD Administrator around the building Throw things at your CAD Administrator Threaten or mamie your CAD Administrator YOU MAY: Buy your CAD Administrator a Tim’s or a Starbucks! Ensure your CAD Administrator gets a Holiday Card! Have a proper discussion with your CAD Administrator, regarding how to implement the new options to everyone’s benefit. The SOLIDWORKS Setting Administration FINE PRINT: Before your CAD administrator starts rubbing their hands together and laughing maniacally, let’s go through some of the finer points… The “Locking” of user options can only be employed via an administrative image that has been modified by the Launch Settings Administrator. To…

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