SOLIDWORKS Performance

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Enhanced Graphics for Improved Performance

SOLIDWORKS Enhanced Graphics

SOLIDWORKS 2019 introduced an option for ‘Enhanced graphics performance’.  This adds significant improvement during pan, zoom or rotate in the part or assembly environment.  It takes advantage of modern OpenGL 4.5 and hardware acceleration for higher detail and frame rate.  The performance scales up with…

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Reduce Mesh Body Complexity with the SOLIDWORKS 2020 Decimate Mesh Tool

SOLIDWORKS Decimate Mesh Tool

New in the 2020 release of SOLIDWORKS comes even more capability to work with imported mesh files! As is often the case with scanned geometry, the number of graphics triangles (facets) can be overwhelming for many SOLIDWORKS users’ hardware. It usually is also excessive for…

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SOLIDWORKS 2019 Warning when Inserting Complex Components

Everyone wants improved performance when working with their assemblies.  If this is causing a significant hindrance to your productivity, let us help with our Large Assembly Productivity Service and we will solve any assembly issues you may be having! What some may not realize is that the bulk…

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How to get the best performance from SOLIDWORKS Composer

While carrying out technical support, customers report different types of issues related to SOLIDWORKS Composer performance in which Composer doesn’t behave normally. Most of these issues are graphics related; and many occur when a different version or service-pack of Composer is installed on a machine…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2019 Performance Improvements

SOLIDWORKS PDM Performance is always a concern for administrators. Even small delays quickly compound when they affect multiple users, multiple times a day for repetitive actions.  On the other hand, when dealing with very large vaults with hundreds of users in particular, saving even a…

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Optimize SOLIDWORKS Performance by disabling unused tools

SOLIDWORKS Instant3D

SOLIDWORKS has a wealth of functionality meant to improve the user experience. Since every user uses SOLIDWORKS differently however, there are often many tools that are rarely, if ever, used or needed. It is often advantageous to disable these tools to reduce the load that…

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Help DS SolidWorks Improve the Performance of Large Assemblies and Drawings

Submit SOLIDWORKS Software Performance Reports (SPR) and Enhancement Requests (ER) Have you encountered SOLIDWORKS software performance that has hindered your workflow and caused frustration? One of the less known techniques for bug reports and performance enhancements requests is getting Dassault Systemes SolidWorks Corporation attention by…

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New Progress Indicator for Opening Assemblies in SOLIDWORKS 2018

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 exactly how long their assembly will take to open at any point. It is the tip of the iceberg for some…

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Using the SOLIDWORKS Rollback Bar has no effect on rebuild time!

The Performance Evaluation tool in SOLIDWORKS provides the capability of showing the rebuild time for the whole model. In addition, one can see a break down of rebuild time for individual feature. Because the rebuild times for feature are sorted from longest to shortest, the…

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