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Re-use of Note and Symbol Annotations

Re-use of Note and Symbol Annotations
   Ever find yourself re-typing general notes, or re-creating that weld symbol that you just used last week? You’re not alone. I find that many SolidWorks users take for granted a simple tool available to them to store commonly used notes and symbols – the Design Library. In this simple walk through tutorial I will show you how to [...]

Customer Use Drawings

Customer Use Drawings
by Amos Avery, A very Swell Idea, Inc. Customer Use (CU) drawings are just what they sound like, a drawing made for a customer to use. They are different from production drawings that contain every detail needed to manufacture something. The information they offer is sufficient for the customer to make proper use of your product in their app [...]

SolidWorks Tips and Tricks 2011

SolidWorks Tips and Tricks 2011
by Phil Sluder, TriAxial Design and Analysis Experience a fast paced session of tips focusing on how to use SolidWorks 2011 in the real world. These will not be found in the help file, they come from years of learning, teaching, and using it daily in a small dynamic design environment. There will include something for everyone; parts, assemb [...]

What’s Old with SolidWorks 2011

What’s Old with SolidWorks 2011
by Phil Sluder, TriAxial Design and Analysis Presented at: SolidWorks World 2011 I didn’t know you could do that, is that new? When did they put that in SolidWorks? This is a look at existing tools that you may have overlooked, not had time to keep up with, and use as often as you could. With every new release it is hard to keep up with all [...]

Advanced Tools for Creating, Updating...

Advanced Tools for Creating, Updating and Using Custom File Properties
Contributed by: Alin Vargatu, www.javelin-tech.com Presented at: SolidWorks World 2011 Official SolidWorks World Title: Advanced Tools for Creating, Updating and Using Custom File Properties Summary: “Discover new techniques for managing file properties from anywhere inside SolidWorks. Explore different ways to create, access modify [...]