DriveWorksXpress is free in SOLIDWORKS. Join the Getting Started webinar to find out more

DriveWorksXpress is a free design automation tool that you already have installed in the SOLIDWORKS tools menu. Join DriveWorks on April 4th for their DriveWorksXpress Getting Started Webinar. This webinar is a step by step guide to get you started with DriveWorksXpress. You will learn everything to set up a sample project from start to […]

22-Minute Webinar: Don’t Waste Time Managing Data

You create innovative product designs…it’s just what you do day in and day out. If you are working without a product data management (PDM) system in place, however, you might be spending too much of your time either searching for design files or correcting mistakes due to incorrect, out-of-date files. “Oh you know what I’m […]

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SOLIDWORKS Visualize: Fast Mode Just Got Faster

So you’ve heard only bug fixing happens during Service Packs? Not with the Visualize R&D team. We’ve got some surprises in store to brighten up your day…scratch that, speed up your day. Update now to SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2017 SP2 to take advantage of our crazy fast speed improvements! Here’s a breakdown of the awesome speed […]

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SOLIDWORKS Tech Tip: Move and Copy Dimensions Between Drawing Views

Creating dimensions in drawing views can often be a time consuming process. This is especially true when there’s a lot of views included in the drawing. To make it easier to add dimensions to views, SOLIDWORKS can move or copy dimensions from one view to another. All it takes is a single keystroke combined with […]

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DriveWorks World 2017 – Day Two

Highlights from day two at DriveWorks World 2017 The second day of DriveWorks World in Atlanta was just as busy as the first. Attendees continued with their training, learning even more about DriveWorks 15 and the brand new features and enhancements. Here’s what we packed into day two at DriveWorks World 2017: Track One Breakfast […]

DriveWorks World 2017 – Day One

Highlights from day one at DriveWorks World 2017 Yesterday over 120 attendees joined us at the Twelve Atlantic Station hotel for the first day of DriveWorks training. There was a lot of excitement as attendees got their first glimpse of DriveWorks 15 and used some of the many great new features and enhancements. Here’s what we […]

SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News – March 2017

Welcome to this new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News, coauthored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide. Breakout sessions done by your SOLIDWORKS Support team at SOLIDWORKS World 2017 We all impatiently wait for the availability of the SOLIDWORKS World 2017 proceedings. Meanwhile, I thought I’d list all the breakout sessions, […]

SOLIDWORKS Tech Tip: Utilizing Curve Driven Patterns

While some of the common patterning commands like Linear Pattern and Circular Pattern can accomplish your modeling needs, sometimes a feature needs to be patterned along a face that has a custom curvature. The Curve Driven Pattern command allows you to pattern along a curve, which is extremely helpful when the pattern needs to be […]

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SOLIDWORKS Data Management Product Line Expands to Offer Distributed Data Management

As announced at SOLIDWORKS World 2017 in Los Angles, we are adding a new data management product to our product line called SOLIDWORKS Manage. SOLIDWORKS Manage will leverage the ease of use and familiar Windows Explorer interface of SOLIDWORKS PDM with advanced capabilities to manage project timelines and resources, complex business processes, and advanced item […]

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SOLIDWORKS Tech Tip: Thickness Analysis Command

Do you know how to use the Thickness Analysis command in SOLIDWORKS? This command is one of the most useful tools the software has to offer when designing plastic parts or castings. This is done by analysing the thickness throughout the whole part then overlaying a coloured gradient. If a point on a part is […]


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