SOLIDWORKS BOM

BOM Magic – The Quick Resize Trick

As a designer, you want to spend most of your time designing, not drafting and this is one of the reasons you chose SolidWorks as your main design tool. As you are approaching the completion of your current project, you already took advantage of all…

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SolidWorks 2012 Teaser

The 3rd day of SolidWorks World 2011 was the day when users were teased by getting a glimpse of some of the enhancements that might be included in the next version. Since SolidWorks 2012 is still in development, there are no guarantees that they will actually be included in the final release later on this fall.

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Time Saver – Predetermined Zoom in SolidWorks Drawings

Just a little tip that can save you big time when working with your drawings.

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Give the gift of SolidWorks knowledge

By Jeff Sweeney, 3DVision Technologies. I’m very glad to be posting here as my chance to give back to the Javelin team. Back when I was first starting to learn SolidWorks, I worked with a company that has its head-quarters in Ontario. As a result,…

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How to add a dummy part to a 3DVIA Composer project

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Sometimes in 3DVIA Composer you need to show an item on the BOM but there was no actor in the file to represent it.  Items like glue or tape might need to be called out on the BOM.  What we can do is insert a “dummy” part…

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Notes on combining multiple Routing library files

Configuration Properties

To speed up the Pipe Routing process or simplify your library, it may help you to combine similar routing parts into one file.  You can make configurations with different Material Properties for example.  Just make sure to have the configuration specific routing property “Pipe Identifier” a…

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Using Enterprise PDM with SolidWorks can make life a lot easier!

Before working for Javelin I was a Mechanical Designer creating mobile equipment, and assembly machinery using SolidWorks 3D CAD software. I loved working with SolidWorks but did not have the luxury of being able to use SolidWorks Enterprise PDM software for file management. On more than one occasion…

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PropertyLinksXpress is a FREE SOLIDWORKS Add-in to manage your Drawing Title Block

PropertyLinksXpress

About a year ago we released a FREE SOLIDWORKS Add-in product called PropertyLinksXpress to help our customers organize their custom property data and allow them to easily populate their drawing title blocks. We are now happy to announce that over 1,000 SOLIDWORKS users are now using the…

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