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SOLIDWORKS Global Variables

Learn how to link dimensions to SOLIDWORKS Global Variables and make your models more intelligent

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SOLIDWORKS Certification Testing Tips

SOLIDWORKS certification tests are a timed way to test people’s software aptitude. If you have never previously taken a certification…

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Round Up in SOLIDWORKS

Rounding Up in SOLIDWORKS Equations

Similar to other programs such as Microsoft Excel, SOLIDWORKS has functions available to round numbers. However, certain workflow might require…

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Why SOLIDWORKS Link Values is better than a Global Variable

Back with the release of SOLIDWORKS 2010, SOLIDWORKS introduced Global Variables. A nice little utility, to define a constant that…

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How to Share/Link Global Variables and Equations among SOLIDWORKS Models

Global variable and equations in SOLIDWORKS link various dimensions to a specific value or to one another. This technique helps…

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Using a Global Variable for the Number of Instances in a SOLIDWORKS Sketch Pattern [VIDEO]

If you have been using SOLIDWORKS for some time you may agree with me that using global variables and equations…

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Set Dimension Value to a SOLIDWORKS Global Variable without Linking to it

A SOLIDWORKS Global Variable is a useful way to keep a set of values linked to dimensions in your model so…

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SOLIDWORKS Units

Linking Units to Global Variables in SOLIDWORKS 2014 [VIDEO]

If your SOLIDWORKS document units are not set to global variables this can cause the shape and size of your…

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Linking SOLIDWORKS Component Dimensions to Global Variables at the Assembly Level

During one of our recent SOLIDWORKS online training courses an excellent question was poised by one of the students regarding…

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