Are slow parts causing your assembly to crawl? Locate and identify them using the Assembly Visualization tool. Let's walk through the steps.
October 31, 2016
October 24, 2016
In 2014, SOLIDWORKS released SOLIDWORKS Composer, a tool that design companies use to leverage their 3D CAD data from any source to develop assembly instructions, end-user manuals and intriguing animations.
October 14, 2016
(Updated Sep 2018)
Using an Options file can help control how the licenses issued by the SolidNetwork License Manager are used within the company.
August 11, 2016
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 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?