SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News – July 2019

Hello to all, Welcome to the new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News!  This monthly news blog is co-authored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide.   SOLIDWORKS 2020 Beta By Nicole Phillips The SOLIDWORKS 2020 Beta Program has already started. Are you hesitating to participate? Don’t. Beta 2 was just released and […]



SOLIDWORKS Tech Tip: Unusual “Up To Next” End Condition

Did you know there is an unusual “Up to Next” end condition that you have probably never used? This example uses a part with two vertical walls that requires one of the sides to be lowered. We could use offset and cut it down lower but the problem is the draft on the outside wall […]



SOLIDWORKS 2020 Beta is Live!

We are excited to announce that SOLIDWORKS® 2020 Beta is live and ready for your feedback! Every year, the SOLIDWORKS R&D team reviews and prioritizes thousands of enhancement requests submitted by our users to produce a release that delivers new capabilities while continuously improving performance and quality. SOLIDWORKS 2020 delivers many important enhancements to help […]


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SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News – June 2019

Hello to all, Welcome to the new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News!  This monthly news blog is co-authored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide.   What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2019 SP1.0 and 2.0 By Julien Boissat The R&D team behind SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation has spoiled us with more […]


Handling Interferences for Meshing in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

If you’ve ever run into the case where you get the following message, seen below in Image 1: “At least two bodies are interfering. Do you want to check interference?” Image 1: Detected bodies that are interfering.  Agghhh! And I’m pretty sure that you have, so as you know it can be really frustrating.  So […]



Designing Printed Circuit Boards More Efficiently

When designing Printed Circuit Boards, we need software that handles designs ranging from simple to complex engineering challenges. SOLIDWORKS PCB is a powerful, yet very flexible, system that allows you to design faster and more efficiently. For example, when you need a simple capability such as designing different and flexible Grid Systems for placing components, […]



SOLIDWORKS Smart Components

One of the great benefits of SOLIDWORKS is the way you can capture work and re-use it many times over. There’s no better way of capturing work then by creating and using Smart Components. You’re probably asking yourself what’s a Smart Component? Is it something new recently added to SOLIDWORKS? Nope. Smart components have been […]


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Home Use Licenses: Changes to Current Policy

SOLIDWORKS Network License (SNL) is a popular licensing model that was introduced in 1999. It allows our users to stretch their investments with a reliable client/server distributed licensing approach where licenses can be shared across multiple users, ensuring the number of concurrent users does not exceed the number of purchased licenses. Back then, software security […]



Unlock MySolidWorks Professional When you Buy SOLIDWORKS

MySolidWorks is the online hub for over a million SOLIDWORKS users worldwide, and tens of thousands of users use it every day to learn something new about SOLIDWORKS, to connect with peers in the SOLIDWORKS community, or prepare for their certification exams. Now through December 30, 2019 you can get more than just the best CAD […]


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Five Advantages of Data Management on a Cloud Platform: Part Two

As discussed in part one, product organizations increasingly adopt cloud technology to enable real-time collaboration and more-agile processes. Let’s continue reviewing the advantages of managing your data and product lifecycle on a cloud-based platform. 3. Connect your ecosystem. Successful product organizations have discovered the importance of going beyond siloed systems and resources, and moving to […]



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