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SOLIDWORKS to Phase Out HUL Licenses in Fall…

As a result of improved technologies and additional licensing offerings, Home Use Licenses or HULs will be phased out in October. Learn more!…
Dassault Systemes' 3DEXPERIENCE Highlighted in Report…

Frost & Sullivan reports manufacturers to shift focus from products to customer experiences due to advances in IoT, digital twins and the cloud.…
KISTERS Supports Virtual Processes with 3D ViewStation…

Due to the fact most new 3D CAD data is 3D, companies are switching from traditional to virtual processes and using KISTERS 3DViewStation product.…
Supplier Material Now Available on 3D CONTENTCENTRAL…

New materials uploaded to 3D CONTENTCENTRAL by material suppliers will be included in subsequent service packs or major releases of SOLIDWORKS Plastics.…
Announcing SolidPractices for SOLDIWORKS Subscriptions…

Dassault is offering subscription customers access to best practice documents, which provide techniques for using products efficiently.…
ANSYS Acquires Assets of DfR Solutions…

ANSYS has invested in DfR Solutions' automated design reliability analysis software, Sherlock.…

 

SOLIDWORKS & The End Of Windows 7SOLIDWORKS & The End Of Windows 7…

GSC's Jeff Setzer makes the case on why it's time to update to Windows 10.

Why Digital Twins Require Digital Threads

CIMdata explains why the digital thread should be part of the digital twin, and how it ensures that the digital…
What Hardware Should I Choose for SOLIDWORKS?

Watch this video from Solid Solutions to learn what considerations you'll need to make, whether that is graphics cards, hard-drives,…
How To Set Up For a Multi-User Environment in SOLIDWORKS PDM

Optimize the performance of SOLIDWORKS PDM with the SOLIDWORKS Toolbox. Here's how!…
Five Things You Can Do in SIMULIA Structural Simulation

See what's new in SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer, including the ability to solve more complex non-linear analysis faster, multitask and…
Importing Files into SOLIDWORKS

Avoid errors and learn about the different options for importing models and translating data back and forth between SOLIDWORKS and…
How To Set Up For a Multi-User Environment in SOLIDWORKS…
Optimize the performance of SOLIDWORKS PDM with the SOLIDWORKS Toolbox. Here's how!…

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

Designing and 3D Printing a Jig for Measurement Ease…
Brandon Harris of GoEngineer covers how to model a jig in SOLIDWORKS and then 3D…

Wouldn't It Be Nice to Automatically Create PDFs?…
Learn how with the SOLIDWORKS Task Scheduler you can automatically generate PDFs in this tip…

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…

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…

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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What Hardware Should I Choose for SOLIDWORKS?…
Watch this video from Solid Solutions to learn what considerations you'll need to make, whether that is graphics cards, hard-drives,…


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Why Digital Twins Require Digital Threads…
CIMdata explains why the digital thread should be…


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…


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