SOLIDWORKS File Utilities replaces SOLIDWORKS Explorer

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS 2020 has retained critical functionality from SOLIDWORKS Explorer, and has discontinued the SOLIDWORKS Explorer application. SOLIDWORKS File Utilities Functions. SOLIDWORKS Pack and Go. Installing SOLIDWORKS File Utilities.

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Beta is Live!

The Solidworks Blog

We are excited to announce that SOLIDWORKS® 2020 Beta is live and ready for your feedback! To get started, visit the SOLIDWORKS Beta website. Author information Mathieu Fourcade Matt is a Product Manager for SOLIDWORKS Inspection and new initiatives.

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SOLIDWORKS 2019 – Trim Enhancement #SOLIDWORKS 2019

Michael Lord

SOLIDWORKS 2019 sees the introduction of enhancements to the Trim Entities tool. The Trim Entities tool hasn’t seen additional functionality since SOLIDWORKS 2005 with the introduction of power trim and […]. SolidWorks solidworks 2019 solidworks Trim

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Transition Notification Warning

Javelin Tech Tips

New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 , for transitions that include dynamic notifications, you receive a warning if you have not selected a user or group to receive a notification. The post SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Transition Notification Warning appeared first on The Javelin Blog.

SOLIDWORKS Certification Update

The Solidworks Blog

The SOLIDWORKS Certification Program continues to grow year after year. For instance, in 2018 more than 60,000 SOLIDWORKS users were certified and we are rapidly approaching a total of 350,000 certified users around the world.

SOLIDWORKS Christmas Tree Topper

Javelin Tech Tips

This year I wanted to give the old angel a refresh, so I got to work in SOLIDWORKS to come up with something that is let’s say… nicer on the eyes. Christmas tree topper created in SOLIDWORKS. The post SOLIDWORKS Christmas Tree Topper appeared first on The Javelin Blog.

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Animated Command Tooltips

Javelin Tech Tips

A great addition to the user interface in SOLIDWORKS 2020 is the new animated tooltips that appear when you hover your cursor over some tools. SOLIDWORKS Animated Tooltip. SOLIDWORKS Tooltip display options. SOLIDWORKS Tech Tip SOLIDWORKS 2020 SOLIDWORKS Tooltip SW2020

Introducing SOLIDWORKS Extended Reality

The Solidworks Blog

Introducing SOLIDWORKS Extended Reality (XR) – a method to bring your SOLIDWORKS CAD data to life, virtually – empowering you with the future of design and engineering. Now you can with SOLIDWORKS XR! This blog post will focus on the new XR feature for SOLIDWORKS CAD 2019.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020

The Solidworks Blog

In every SOLIDWORKS® release, we work on improving software performance while at the same time working to improve your overall experience. Our goal, as always, is to make your life easier, and the enhancements to SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 are no exception.

SOLIDWORKS xDesign at SOLIDWORKS World 2019

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS xDesign is arguably the most hotly anticipated addition to the SOLIDWORKS portfolio for many years. It has been shown at various stages of development at previous SOLIDWORKS Worlds but 2019 is the year it will be available commercially.

SOLIDWORKS 2019 – eDRAWINGS – HTML #SOLIDWORKS #eDRAWINGS

Michael Lord

With the release of SOLIDWORKS 2019 we see a few enhancements with eDrawings Professional 2019. eDrawings SolidWorks solidworks 2019The most significant of those would have to be the ability to save a file […].

Organizing the Annotation Folder in SOLIDWORKS MBD

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS MBD (model-based design/definition) has some new Annotation organizational features for the 2020 release. SOLIDWORKS MBD Annotation. SOLIDWORKS strives best with bi-lateral communication between the graphics area and the design tree information.

Unlock MySolidWorks Professional When you Buy SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

MySolidWorks is the online hub for over a million SOLIDWORKS users worldwide, and tens of thousands of users use it every day to learn something new about SOLIDWORKS, to connect with peers in the SOLIDWORKS community, or prepare for their certification exams.

How SOLIDWORKS Enabled Mitt Wearables

The Solidworks Blog

It’s an ethos that Mitt Wearables has taken and woven into a successful business – and it’s had SOLIDWORKS for support since day one. How does SOLIDWORKS help? Both time and labour-intensive, SOLIDWORKS’ 3D CAD was a gift to the design team behind those tools. [link].

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Assembly Mates Shortcuts

Javelin Tech Tips

SOLIDWORKS 2020 has many big enhancements that improve performance, stability and usability. As an instructor who teaches SOLIDWORKS I really try to promote a two hand design theory. In my example I am using the assembly found in the SOLIDWORKS Essentials Class.

SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2019 – The App #SOLIDWORKS #SWW19

Michael Lord

The SOLIDWORKS World 2019 App is now available! SolidWorks SolidWorks World SOLIDWORKS World 2019 #SWW19 solidworksWell it’s more of a mobile website than a App! Browsers based it works for iOS and Android as well as via […].

How to Get SOLIDWORKS Certified - CSWE level

Modern Tech

Expanding your SOLIDWORKS knowledge to optimize your skills and your resume can be a daunting task when looking at the many certification types. SOLIDWORKS Training Education

3 Reasons to Upgrade to SOLIDWORKS 2020

The Solidworks Blog

With SOLIDWORKS ® 2020 , improvements to weldments, large assembly design and drawings provide several big reasons to upgrade that will deliver improved productivity and increased performance. Attend a reseller launch event in your area to see what else is new in SOLIDWORKS 2020.

How to Get SOLIDWORKS Certified - CSWP level

Modern Tech

Expanding your SOLIDWORKS knowledge to optimize your skills and your resume can be a daunting task when looking at the many certification types. We will cover each one, as well as the basic courses recommended by SOLIDWORKS that should be completed before taking the CSWP.

SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2020 PDM Menu Integration

Javelin Tech Tips

A great addition in SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2020 is the new SOLIDWORKS PDM menu. The menu will become active when a file stored in a SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional vault is opened in Visualize ( this functionality is not currently available for SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard ).

SOLIDWORKS MBD 2020 Compound Hole Callouts

Javelin Tech Tips

A long awaited feature we desperately needed was a fix on the hole callouts in SOLIDWORKS MBD (model based definition). New for SOLIDWORKS MBD 2020 are hole callouts and not only that but compound hole callouts. SOLIDWORKS MBD Hole Callout. SOLIDWORKS Hole Pattern.

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Open & Save As Dialog Improvements for File Types

Javelin Tech Tips

A simple but very welcome improvement that has been made in SOLIDWORKS 2020 is the file type list in the Open and Save As dialog boxes. Now in SOLIDWORKS 2020, that list has been consolidated and reorganized. SOLIDWORKS 2020 Open dialog.

SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2019 – Demo3DVR for SOLIDWORKS V2 #SOLIDWORKS #SWW19

Michael Lord

Other the past couple of SOLIDWORKS Worlds Virtual/ Extended Reality has made quite a presence. SolidWorks SOLIDWORKS World 2019 VR-AR #SWW19 Demo3DVR solidworks VRFeaturing in both the General Sessions as well as various demonstrations of the products throughout […].

SOLIDWORKS Drawing Templates [UPDATED]

Modern Tech

The set of standards used for drawing and dimensioning your parts in SOLIDWORKS is known as the Drawing Template, similar to Part and Assembly templates. SOLIDWORKS drawings consist of two distinct layers, the sheet and sheet format. SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD

5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-20)

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5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. SolidWorks automatically converts the value to the default units. Productive SolidWorks Tips Solidworks Tips

SOLIDWORKS LIVE Event: SOLIDWORKS for Electrical Engineers

The Solidworks Blog

If you are an electrical engineer, or anyone who designs electro-mechanical products then this is the SOLIDWORKS event for you. We will spend 40 minutes (or less) discussing “What’s New” in SOLIDWORKS for electrical engineers.

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 SQL Server Requirements

Javelin Tech Tips

Starting with SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020, the SQL Server running the vault database will need to be upgraded to at least SQL Server 2014 SP3. This applies to both SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional (running SQL Standard) and SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard (running SQL Express).

SOLIDWORKS Distributed Data Management

The Solidworks Blog

With the release of SOLIDWORKS Manage the SOLIDWORKS Distributed Data Management process solution is becoming a reality for a long time SOLIDWORKS customer ENVE Composites. See the full Rachel Joyce-Ready video featured at SOLIDWORKS World 2018 here.

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Technology Preview: SOLIDWORKS 2020

The Solidworks Blog

In fact, this topic is so popular that the 2019 edition of the Technology Preview Skit found a new home at SOLIDWORKS World to better facilitate both the LIVE and ONLINE audiences. SOLIDWORKS xShape is the 3D subdivision modelling tool on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Accuracy Report by AFNOR

The Solidworks Blog

Need to know how accurate SOLIDWORKS Simulation really is? This report compares 101 results given by SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2019 with examples provided by AFNOR. To get the full validation report of SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2019 by AFNOR, click here.

SOLIDWORKS 2019 – USER INTERFACE #SOLIDWORKS

Michael Lord

SOLIDWORKS 2019 SP0 has been out for a few weeks now. solidworks 2019 #SOLIDWORKS. I’ve been dipping in and out of it since Beta was released late June. I’ve committed and have installed […]. SW2019 User Interface

Learning SOLIDWORKS On YouTube

Modern Tech

Learn SOLIDWORKS in 5 Minutes!, Ultimate SOLIDWORKS Tutorial for Absolute Beginners, SOLIDWORKS Tutorial #80 – Simple and Effective. These are just a few of the titles of thousands of YouTube SOLIDWORKS tutorials. SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD

Optimizing Workstation Performance for SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

NASA Crawler Transporter model* from the SPECapc for SOLIDWORKS 2019 benchmark. A rigorous benchmark incorporating a wide variety of realistic models and scenarios delivers results that translate directly to the day-to-day experience of a SOLIDWORKS user.

New SOLIDWORKS Simulation Expert Exam Now Available

The Solidworks Blog

A new SOLIDWORKS Simulation Expert exam is now available! This is the second expert-level exam from the SOLIDWORKS Brand. This exam was developed for seasoned analysis users who have a good understanding of the entire suite of analysis tools available in SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium.

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Hardware Recommendations

Javelin Tech Tips

Here is an overview of our current recommended SOLIDWORKS 2020 hardware. SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2020: NVIDIA Quadro P4000/5000 or AMD Radeon Pro WX 8200/9100. File Storage : SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard or SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional. support ended with SOLIDWORKS 2018 SP5.

Demo3DVR for SOLIDWORKS #SOLIDWORKS

Michael Lord

It was at SOLIDWORKS World 2013 in Orlando that I first saw the emerging technologies of Virtual Reality (VR) & Augmented Reality (AR). Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS was just about […]. SolidWorks Augmented Reality Demo3DVR solidworks Virtual Reality VR

What would have been my tenth, is now my first! Highlights from my #SOLIDWORKS Worlds #3DXW20

Michael Lord

SOLIDWORKS World 2020 would have been my tenth World! 3DEXPERIENCE WORLD 2020 SolidWorks SolidWorks WorldThat all changed last year in Dallas, 1:27:50 into the Monday – Day 1 General Session, Gian Paolo Bassi – CEO, […].

SOLIDWORKS in Rwanda: Part One

The Solidworks Blog

The FabLab has several computers with SOLIDWORKS installed, as well as facilities to do 3D printing, precision CNC milling, circuit production, laser printing, and vinyl cutting. I taught SOLIDWORKS and Simulation with Rebekah Hanks, who is part of the Training Department.

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SOLIDWORKS Next Top Modeler Previews SOLIDWORKS 2018

The Solidworks Blog

For the final act of SOLIDWORKS World 2017 General Session, the Product Introduction Team delivered the highly anticipated Technology Preview to show off some of the new functionality our developers are working hard to deliver in the SOLIDWORKS 2018 release.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS® Simulation 2020 is all about ease of use and performance! SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020 took a big leap forward by changing the Bonded Contact setup default from Compatible mesh to Incompatible mesh. New Default: Incompatible Mesh for Bonded Contact (Improved Ease of Use).

Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2020: G3 Continuity

Modern Tech

Now with SOLIDWORKS 2020 , you can create accurate Class-A surfaces with the G3 connection. SOLIDWORKS Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2020It has been described as the holy grail of spline continuity.

WHAT IF Thomas Edison used SOLIDWORKS?

The Solidworks Blog

He could also hire a staff of engineers and collaborate with these people on designs…in SOLIDWORKS, of course. We would like to believe he would be designing new electrical systems using SOLIDWORKS Electrical 3D , and collaborating with Alexander Graham Bell (see that blog here ).

SOLIDWORKS Save, Backup, and Auto-recover Options

Javelin Tech Tips

Then let me show you how to guarantee you are keeping your designs safe by setting up SOLIDWORKS save, backup and auto-recover settings in your system options. SOLIDWORKS has multiple settings for backing up your files. SOLIDWORKS Auto-recover Options. SOLIDWORKS Backup Options.