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    SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Tech Tips, PDM

    Working Concurrently on SOLIDWORKS Files

    April 24, 2017

    In a fast-paced engineering environment, it is common for multiple users to need to edit parts, assemblies and drawings at the same time. With these tech support tips, you can stop battling coworkers for write access and start working concurrently on SOLIDWORKS files.

    SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Tech Tips, PDM

    Solidworks Pack & Go - Inside of SOLIDWORKS PDM Copy Tree

    April 21, 2017

    Did you know that SOLIDWORKS PDM has a similar functionality to SOLIDWORKS Pack & Go? It is called “Copy Tree”. In this blog, we outline what Copy Tree does, how it is different than Pack & Go and other features it has.

    SOLIDWORKS, Tech Tips

    How to Correct a Blank SOLIDWORKS Installation Manager

    April 18, 2017

    Are you trying to install SOLIDWORKS but keep running into blocked installation files? In this blog, we touch on the problem you are likely facing and the steps to resolve it.

    SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Tech Tips

    Hidden Tricks When Opening SOLIDWORKS Files

    April 7, 2017

    Do you have large models that are time-consuming to open, drawings that refer to the wrong model, too many sheets slowing down performance or assembly files that won't open at all? We have the hidden tricks you are looking for when opening SOLIDWORKS files.

    SOLIDWORKS, Tech Tips

    Microsoft Update Causing SOLIDWORKS Slow Down (March 2017)

    March 31, 2017

    TriMech Technical Support has received a large amount of calls from our clients indicating that their SOLIDWORKS performance has suddenly come to a screeching halt for seemingly no reason at all. We have learned that this is being caused by a Windows Update pushing out a new, unsupported version of your graphics card driver within the normal updates and patches. So, how do you fix this? 

    SOLIDWORKS, Tech Tips

    How to Open Autodesk Inventor Files in SOLIDWORKS

    January 1, 2017

    If you have legacy Autodesk Inventor files or you have received an Inventor file and need to open it in SOLIDWORKS, it may seem as though there is a washed out bridge in your path, but don’t panic! You CAN do this in SOLIDWORKS. There are two ways through which you will be able to open the Inventor files: through 3D Interconnect and the Autodesk Viewer.

    SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Tech Tips

    SOLIDWORKS Installation Help: Administrative Image Will not Launch

    December 21, 2016

    I’ve had a few recent run-ins with the SOLIDWORKS administrative image (with my own machines and in multiple customer environments) that did not end favorably.

    The ‘deploy automatically’ function simply would not launch on the client end even though the documented instructions for permissions had been followed.
    >> Need help installing SOLIDWORKS? Contact Tech Support

    3D Printing, Tech Tips, Stratasys, FDM Technology

    Tech Tip: Fortus 250mc Tip Replacement Instructions

    November 22, 2016

    To ensure optimum performance, it’s important to inspect your machinery on a daily, weekly and monthly basis and monitor proper upkeep. Like any other piece of equipment, Stratasys Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3D printers also require preventative maintenance from time to time. For instance, at around 2,000 hours of use, it’s a good idea to check and replace the tips on various FDM technology. In our blog, we will walk you through step-by-step Fortus 250mc tip replacement instructions. Here’s how:

    SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Tech Tips

    The Internal ID Does Not Match: Why It Happens & How To Fix It

    November 10, 2016

    Have you ever referenced a SOLIDWORKS file only to be plagued with internal ID errors due to  file name changes or parts with the same file name?
    When opening assemblies, users sometimes get a message saying the referenced document has a non-matching internal ID. Let's explore why this occurs and how to remedy the issue.