2014

SOLIDWORKS 2014 vs. SOLIDWORKS 2016

Though Back to the Future predicted the existence of drones, mobile devices, digital payment, hands-free game consoles, Nike self-lacing sneakers, video communication technology, hoverboards, and video glasses, even Doc and Marty McFly couldn’t anticipate the future of CAD.  You can say “Great Scott!” again. Thinking about the future of your design process with the new […]

 

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Tech Tip: Copy Settings Wizard

When simply performing an upgrade from one release to the next, your user settings are preserved.  However, many users elect to completely uninstall and re-install the new release of the software.  In doing so, it’s important to preserve the time and effort invested into customizing your environment, and the Copy Settings Wizard is perfect for […]

 

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SOLIDWORKS 2014 SP5 is now available to download

This service pack for SOLIDWORKS and Enterprise PDM, is now available to Subscription Service customers. To download, click here. Alternatively 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. SOLIDWORKS 2014 was the last release that supports 32-bit operating systems. SOLIDWORKS […]

 

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Using SOLIDWORKS Design Checker

SOLIDWORKS Design Checker verifies design elements such as dimensioning standards, fonts, materials, and sketches to ensure that SOLIDWORKS documents meet pre-defined design criteria.  SOLIDWORKS Design Checker is available in SOLIDWORKS Professional and SOLIDWORKS Premium only. To add SOLIDWORKS Design Checker to SOLIDWORKS: Click Tools > Add-ins. Select SOLIDWORKS Design Checker , then click OK. Click […]

 

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SOLIDWORKS 2014 SP4 is now available to download

This service pack for SOLIDWORKS and Enterprise PDM, 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. SOLIDWORKS 2014 is the last release that supports 32-bit operating systems. SOLIDWORKS […]

 

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New in SolidWorks 2014: All Uppercase

For an added level of clarity, ASME requires that notes on drawings be capitalized, except for cases where lowercase is used as a common abbreviation.  SolidWorks 2014 now allows you to set any annotation note to be all uppercase, while giving the option to preserve lowercasing of certain elements such as metric units of measure. […]

 

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New in SolidWorks 2014: Text from above and below the dimension line

New functionality for dimensions on drawings is available in SolidWorks 2014 for ISO and related standards.  It is now possible to place dimension text above and below a solid dimension line. The new capability is available for linear, diameter and radius dimensions set to “Solid Leader, Aligned Text” on the dimension’s PropertyManager under the Leader […]

 

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Save the Date – SolidWorks 2014 Road Shows

SolidWorks 2014 Launch Events.                        Register Now With SolidWorks 2014 now upon us, we will be holding a number half day customer road shows. Running approximately 9am to 1pm, we will give you an overview of SolidWorks 2014, a look at the other great tools available, tips and tricks and an open technical workshop. What’s more, […]

 

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New in SolidWorks 2014: Sheet Metal Gussets

In SolidWorks 2014, you can add ribs and gussets across sheet metal bends with a single command, with options to create any style. You get full control of the gusset with a single tool, and SolidWorks automatically ignores gusset when flattening sheet metal part. This helps eliminates multiple difficult-to-understand steps. See this feature in action […]

 

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New in SolidWorks 2014: CircuitWorks Link to SolidWorks Flow Simulation

SolidWorks 2014 includes new capabilities that let you define and store thermal properties of electronic components in CircuitWorks for reuse in SolidWorks Flow Simulation electronic cooling performance analyses. You can automatically utilize component properties defined in CircuitWorks™ in a fluid flow simulation, and choose which part properties to include with the analysis. This helps you […]

 

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