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ASSESS Initiative Announces Membership Drive…

The ASSESS initiative aims to democratize analysis and simulation. ASSESS members get $100 discount on the Annual ASSESS Congress registration.…
AutoForm Acquires Logopress…

AutoForm serves the tool & die industry with its FEA software, and Logopress makes die design software for the tool & die industry.…
FARO Announces Founder and CEO to Retire…

Simon Raab has served as FARO's President and CEO since December 2015 and has served as CEO since its inception in 1982.…
Capvidia Launches New Website to Serve the CAD Industries…

Users no longer need to sign in to a login portal to access software downloads. They can now do trial licensing and get service quotes directly.…
PlugXR Announces Augmented Reality Creator (Beta)…

Its AR Authoring Platform, PlugXR Creator (Beta), lets non-programmers create AR mobile apps for free, and is compatible with PTC Vuforia.…
Still Waiting to Re-take Your Certification Exam?…

As of January 1, 2019, Dassault has changed its re-take policy from 180 days to just 90 days on the Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert (CSWE) exam.…

 

Make an Impression with Raytraced Rendering in SOLIDWORKS Make an Impression with Raytraced Rendering in SOLIDWORKS…

SOLIDWORKS users can create photorealistic renderings with PhotoView360 and SOLIDWORKS Visualize, and AMD offers a third, FREE, option.

Wouldn't It Be Nice to Automatically Create PDFs?

Learn how with the SOLIDWORKS Task Scheduler you can automatically generate PDFs in this tip by John Setzer of GSC.…
4 Steps to Installing the Workgroup PDM Admin Tool

Trimech's Simran Rekhi provides the steps needed to install the updated WPDM Admin Tool whether it's a client SOLIDWORKS machine…
3 Easy Paths from SOLIDWORKS to VR

Read how using Virtual Reality (VR) in design and manufacturing is now more accessible, affordable AND easy with SOLIDWORKS 2019…
Boost Performance in Your SOLIDWORKS Large Assemblies

Learn how you can take advantage of the new SOLIDWORKS 2019 graphics engine with the AMD Radeon Pro GPU, when…
SOLIDWORKS 2019 VISUALIZATION & VR GUIDE

With SOLIDWORKS 2019 users now have several options to experience designs in an immersive environment at a real-world scale.…
Wouldn't It Be Nice to Automatically Create PDFs?…
Learn how with the SOLIDWORKS Task Scheduler you can automatically generate PDFs in this tip…

4 Steps to Installing the Workgroup PDM Admin Tool…
Trimech's Simran Rekhi provides the steps needed to install the updated WPDM Admin Tool whether…

7 Ways to Save Time with the ALT Key in…
Are you ever annoyed by that soft snapping thing while adding dimensions? Read this tip…

Importing Files into SOLIDWORKS…
Avoid errors and learn about the different options for importing models and translating data back…

Decals…
When I apply a decal on a face of a subject, in some cases the…

5 Things to Check When Your Simulation Results are Wrong…
This article by CAPINC points out five things to check when your simulation results are…

Installation Manager Cannot Find Required Source Files…
A common hurdle to a pair or update of the SOLIDWORKS application is a failure…

Why Does My Machine Crash So Often?…
Crashes may happen for a multitude of reasons. The main reasons we find are due…

How to Customize 3D PDF Templates Using SOLIDWORKS MBD…
SOLIDWORKS MBD 2017 added significant 3D PDF Template Editor enhancements. Oboe Wu of DS SOLIDWORKS…

The Power and Value of the SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard…
The SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard provides a myriad of hole options from threaded and clearance holes…

Topology Optimisation in SolidWorks…
Do you think Topology optimisation inside SolidWorks will change way we design for 3D…

I can't see the line…
When adding dimensions to drawings, the dimension hovers over the pointer so that I can't…

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CETOL 6 10.2 from Sigmetrix Hits the Market…
CETOL 6 10.2 tolerance analysis software variation analysis software now supports PTC Creo, SOLIDWORKS, CATIA, and most recently NX.…


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What's Important in Workstations to End Users?…
JPR's shares findings from an Intel survey on…


Is Your PLM Solution Obsolete?…
Tom Gill and Fred Keith of CIMdata discuss…


Finally! A Sweet Reason to Embrace Augmented Reality…Watch this "3 Minutes of Your Time" video…


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