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SOLIDWORKS 2017 Top 11 Features: Transparent Section Views

May 8, 2017

Over the years, the SOLIDWORKS display has become more advanced with new view types and section view selections for users to choose from. In fact, Creating Transparent Section Views is one of the enhanced features in SOLIDWORKS 2017 that our engineers say is a game changer.

SOLIDWORKS, Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2017

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Top 11 Features: Hide All Types

May 3, 2017

Does your display screen get cluttered with annotations, reference geometry and sketches on SOLIDWORKS? Well, SOLIDWORKS 2017 introduced an enhanced feature that allows you to hide/show everything more easily. In our blog, we explain why adding the Hide All Types feature to the user interface will drastically improve clients' design processes.

SOLIDWORKS, Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2017

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Top 11 Features: Chamfer Enhancements

April 17, 2017

SOLIDWORKS 2017 enhanced several parts and features, with improvements to Advanced Holes, Cut List Sorting, Window Selection, Configurations and more. Out of these updates, Chamfer Enhancements is hands-down one of our favorites. Here's why:

SOLIDWORKS, Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2017

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Top 11 Features: Advanced Hole

March 24, 2017

Ask yourself... "Do I design parts that require several different types of holes?" If you answered "No", then the standard Hole Wizard might be enough for you. But if you answered "Yes!", then the Advanced Hole feature in SOLIDWORKS 2017 is the solution. Here's how it can help:

SOLIDWORKS, Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2017

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Top 11 Features: Configuration Sort Order

March 23, 2017

In our blog series, SOLIDWORKS 2017 Top 11 Features, we have highlighted several of our engineers' favorite changes to SOLIDWORKS' user interface. In addition to bringing back the classic icon colors and enhancing Selection Breadcrumbs, SOLIDWORKS 2017 also improved the user's ability to customize configuration sort order.

SOLIDWORKS, Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2017

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Top 11 Features: Selection Breadcrumbs

March 17, 2017

In addition to splash of color, warning/errors context bar, configuration sort order, high quality 3D annotations and hide all types, SOLIDWORKS' 2017 User Interface also enhanced the Selection Breadcrumbs tool. Here's how it can benefit you:

SOLIDWORKS, Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2017

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Top 11 Features: Prevention of Accidental Micro Lines

March 2, 2017

Are you all too familiar with the SOLIDWORKS error message saying “Sketch contains more than one open contour"? If a designer or engineer tells you they haven’t encountered unintentional micro lines, call their bluff because we’ve all been there.  

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 Top 11 Features: Combine Rendering and Simulation Results

February 27, 2017

Designers and engineers already love SOLIDWORKS Simulation for its ability to set up real-world environments. But what if they could take these comprehensive simulation results and blending them with photo renderings? Now, they can.

With new advancements in SOLIDWORKS 2017, users can get the best of both worlds and combine rendering and simulation results. Here’s how:

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 Top 11 Features: Shaded Sketch Contours

February 1, 2017

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Shaded Sketch Contour is a tool designers are going to love. It can help you avoid leaving small, undetected gaps in your sketch profile. We'll show you how this simple setting can make such a huge difference to your confidence, work time and design workflow.

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 Top 11 Features: Classic User Interface

January 25, 2017

You spoke, and SOLIDWORKS listened! Exciting changes have been made to the SOLIDWORKS 2017 Classic User Interface.

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 Top 11 Features: 3D Interconnect

January 20, 2017

With so many new enhancements, it’s hard to decide which SOLIDWORKS 2017 features to try first. If you work with multiple CAD systems, consider adding SOLIDWORKS 2017 3D Interconnect to the top of your “must-try” list.

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 Top 11 Features: New Blog Series

January 16, 2017

The release of SOLIDWORKS 2017 came with over 250 enhancements that were nearly all inspired by user feedback. That’s why our engineers see SOLIDWORKS 2017 as the best yet!