In this blog post, you will learn how to activate a standalone license and quickly move it from your old computer to your current computer.
August 11, 2016
August 9, 2016
It's extremely important to verify and fix imported geometry. This is especially true when the user plans to add features on top of the imported geometry.
Today, I will show three examples of common imported geometry issues and how to find a solution.
The mouse gesture wheel is a great tool for reducing mouse travel in SOLIDWORKS, placing commonly-used commands right at the mouse pointer.
In this blog, I will show you how to set up the wheel to maximize efficiency and minimize the learning curve.
July 15, 2016
Want to get that sheet metal design going more quickly? Utilizing "Convert to Sheet Metal" can help.
Are you more of a visual learner? Scroll to the bottom for a step-by-step video of this tutorial.
July 11, 2016
You may have seen several icon styles in SOLIDWORKS PDM. These icons show the current status of your active SOLIDWORKS file in relation to the latest version of the file in the vault.
In this blog, we’ll run through some of the most common icons you may see. Below is a full list of SOLIDWORKS 2016 icons for you to print out or save on your desktop.
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March 28, 2016
You may have noticed different colored folders in your SOLIDWORKS PDM vault. While green folders are what you would normally expect to see in your file vault, occasionally blue, gray and yellow folders show up.
What's the significance of these colors?
Most users use a helix and sweep to create a spring, then experience frustration when trying to modify. In this blog, you will learn a simple way to create the spring and modify it very easily in SOLIDWORKS.
February 26, 2016
SOLIDWORKS at its core is a Parametric Part modeler. As such, information needed to create drawings (model views and dimensions) is pulled from the part. All the information we need to have our drawing populate all required dimensions is already in the part.
SOLIDWORKS allows us to edit aspects of our model across any one of the different modeling environments (part, drawing, assembly) and have those changes reflect in the other two environments.