2013

SolidWorks 2013 SP4 now available to download

This service pack is now available to Subscription Service customers. To download, click here. Or log into the SolidWorks Customer Portal at https://customerportal.solidworks.com and click Download Software and Updates to access the update. View Fixed SPRs by version and service pack.

 

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Creating Tangent Planes in SolidWorks

Sometimes you may need to create a tangent plane to create extrudes and cut-outs relative to a cylindrical face.  This is easily done in SolidWorks.  Simply create a two-line sketch on a plane or a planar face, add an angular dimension to drive the angle between the lines, then create a plane that uses the cylindrical face […]

 

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Intersect tool using intersecting surfaces to make solid bodies

SolidWorks 2013’s new and powerful tool Intersect enables you to perform complex operations to quickly combine surfaces, planes and solid bodies without the need for multiple cut, trim, fill and knit features. The following is an example of how Intersect can help you to quickly build a part from multiple intersecting surfaces. This is a set of surface […]

 

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Revision Clouds in SolidWorks 2013

Revision clouds is a new annotation type in SolidWorks. The main purpose for revision clouds is to allow you to call attention areas where a revision was made on a drawing. Though revision clouds are not the same as comment clouds in eDrawings, you may also want to use it to highlight comments for redlines, […]

 

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SolidWorks 2013 SP3 is now available to download

This service pack is now available to Subscription Service customers. To download, click here. Or log into the SolidWorks Customer Portal at https://customerportal.solidworks.com and click Download Software and Updates to access the update. View Fixed SPRs by version and service pack.

 

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SolidWorks World 2013 technical presentations are now available

Maybe you couldn’t make it to every session you wanted to attend at SolidWorks World 2013. Or maybe you couldn’t make it to SolidWorks World at all, but saw a session on the schedule that you really wish you could have sat in on. Either way, you’re in luck. Earlier this week, the SolidWorks World […]

 

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SolidWorks 2013 SP2 is now available for download

This service pack is now available to Subscription Service customers. To download, click here. Or log into the SolidWorks Customer Portal at https://customerportal.solidworks.com and click Download Software and Updates to access the update. View Fixed SPRs by version and service pack.

 

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SolidWorks World 2013: Day 3 General Session Video

It may be a bit later getting to you than the first two days, but better late than never. Catch up on the activity from the third and final general session of SolidWorks World 2013, minus the SolidWorks 2014 preview (sorry). Enjoy Posted by Matthew West on January 25, 2013 on the SolidWorks Blog

 

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The SolidWorks World 2013 Top 10 list

Every year we let SolidWorks subscription customers make suggestions for enhancements they would like to see in future versions of SolidWorks. Historically, 70% of these suggestions end up making their way into the software at some point. Here is the list that was unveiled this morning. Make rebuild time faster True backward compatibility Slot mate […]

 

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SolidWorks World 2013: Complete Day 2 General Session Video

The second day of SolidWorks World was exciting as always, with presentations from Dr. Vijay Kumar and Festo talking about the future of robotics research. See all the action in this video. Posted by Matthew West on January 23, 2013 on the SolidWorks Blog

 

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