SOLIDWORKS 2020 Beta is Live!

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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.

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 Certification Update

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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.

Introducing SOLIDWORKS Extended Reality

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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.

Unlock MySolidWorks Professional When you Buy SOLIDWORKS

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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.

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 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 […].

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Accuracy Report by AFNOR

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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.

New SOLIDWORKS Simulation Expert Exam Now Available

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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 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 in Rwanda: Part One

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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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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.

Join Us September 18th for SOLIDWORKS 2020 Live Event

The Solidworks Blog

Be among the first to hear about the exciting new enhancements and functionality that will be included in SOLIDWORKS 2020 in our live event September 18th. SOLIDWORKS® 2020 delivers many important enhancements that will speed up and improve your product development process.

SOLIDNAPKIN Transforms Sketches into SOLIDWORKS Parts

The Solidworks Blog

A new app for SOLIDWORKS is taking this idea literally, by allowing you to bring any hand sketch, on any piece of paper, into SOLIDWORKS. Why not make an app that could digitize the sketch and make it easy to bring into SOLIDWORKS.”.

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.

Jumpstart SOLIDWORKS 2020 with Subscription Services

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With Subscription Services, you’re entitled to the latest and greatest SOLIDWORKS technology. SOLIDWORKS Subscription Services is committed to providing you with added value to help you save time and focus more on taking your projects to the next level.

SOLIDWORKS LIVE Event: SOLIDWORKS for Electrical Engineers

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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 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

SOLIDWORKS Distributed Data Management

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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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SOLIDWORKS PDM Cache Options for SOLIDWORKS Toolbox

Javelin Tech Tips

In SOLIDWORKS PDM there are options that can automatically handle how files are cached. With ‘Refresh cache during log in’ enabled the SOLIDWORKS PDM system will perform an automated ‘Get’ on all files within folders assigned this setting.

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

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

SOLIDWORKS Plastics SP1 New Features

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS Plastics is a simulation tool that enables you to optimize plastic part designs for manufacturability. Let’s review two of the new SOLIDWORKS Plastics features now available in SP1 that streamline the plastic part design process. SOLIDWORKS Plastics 2019 Release Enhancements.

How SOLIDWORKS Helps Defenture with Military Precision

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That’s where Defenture leaps into the driving seat – and right alongside them for the journey is SOLIDWORKS. It’s a concept that was designed using SOLIDWORKS. The team turned to the stress-testing software of SOLIDWORKS Simulation to create their design. [link].

WHAT IF Thomas Edison used SOLIDWORKS?

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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 ).

Save assembly construction time with SOLIDWORKS SmartMates!

Javelin Tech Tips

Assembling components in SOLIDWORKS? SOLIDWORKS SmartMates are one of the faster methods, where you can avoid the repetitive mouse travel between the graphics view and the Mate Property Manager just to create a single mate. There are multiple ways to mate components together.

SOLIDWORKS Next Top Modeler Previews SOLIDWORKS 2018

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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.

SOLIDWORKS 2018: How Great Designs Get Built

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS 2018 is an exciting release that has been designed to address customer needs, including: New innovations to address the flexibility, changing, and evolving nature of product design. The ease of use and implementation is very similar to SOLIDWORKS PDM.

Welcome Elecworks Customers to Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS!

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Elecworks customers will now receive technical support from the SOLIDWORKS Electrical team and our worldwide network of Value Added Resellers. Our team can provide you details for a limited time free or low cost upgrades to our SOLIDWORKS Electrical product.

Windows Update – Don’t let it upset your SOLIDWORKS #SOLIDWORKS

Michael Lord

SolidWorks solidworks Windows 10 SOLIDWORKS Windows UpdateMicrosoft has recently released it’s latest Update for Windows 10. Whilst that is normally a good thing, it is not always so. Microsoft has been pushing out new Drivers for […].

Learning SOLIDWORKS On YouTube

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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

SOLIDWORKS License Buyers Guide

Javelin Tech Tips

Need a SOLIDWORKS License? There are many varieties of SOLIDWORKS license available and they can be tailored to fit your needs. SOLIDWORKS license. SOLIDWORKS License Types. To start off, SOLIDWORKS goes far beyond a simple CAD software. SOLIDWORKS Network License.

Why you should use the SOLIDWORKS Defeature Tool

Javelin Tech Tips

Creating a digital twin of your real-life assembly can provide a lot of benefits; including accurate bills of materials, machining instructions, true-to-life simulation results, or stunning renders out of SOLIDWORKS Visualize. SOLIDWORKS Defeature Tool Demo.

Hotkeys in SOLIDWORKS

Javelin Tech Tips

Are you using the same function so often in SOLIDWORKS that you wish you could make it happen faster and more easily? SOLIDWORKS Hotkeys are just one of several productivity tips available to you, and can be accessed thus: Open or create a SOLIDWORKS document. SOLIDWORKS Hotkeys.

SOLIDWORKS xDesign Launch Announced at SOLIDWORKS World 2018

The Solidworks Blog

On day one of SOLIDWORKS World 2018, SOLIDWORKS CEO, Gian Paolo Bassi took the stage to announce launch of SOLIDWORKS xDesign. The announcement was followed by conversation with SOLIDWORKS User Group Leader Edson Gebo.

SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2019 – Michelle Pillers Community Contribution Award #SWUGN #SWW19 #SOLIDWORKS

Michael Lord

This afternoon the SWUGN (SOLIDWORKS User Group Network) Summit presented their Yearly […]. SolidWorks SOLIDWORKS World 2019 swugn #SWW19 solidworksToday I am truly honored, very humbled, extremely proud and for a moment almost without words (…almost).

SOLIDWORKS World 2018 “Shop Floor” Implementing MBD with SOLIDWORKS

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SOLIDWORKS is turning the spotlight on manufacturing. Parts will be manufactured and inspected from part designs produced in SOLIDWORKS 2018 complete with embedded Model Based Definition (MBD). This year’s event will feature, for the first time, a 40 x 70 ft.