• Non-Technical thread:Favorite (clean) jokes

    I know we've had some great favorite quotes, but sometimes I just need a laugh.  So, I'm proposing that everyone post their favorite joke.  Make sure it's PG.  Post no matter how corny.  Can't wait...
    Vance Wright
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  • What do you design with Solidworks?

    I thought it would be good to have a discussion about all the awesome products that are designed with Solidworks everyday.   What types of products do you design for your company? Do you use any third party add...
    David Lane
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  • Non-technical Thread: Favorite Quotes

    Let's try to keep this thread on topic.  Just post your favorite quotes.  Let's keep the non-contributing banter to a minimum.   I keep a file to accumulate inspiring quotes.  I ran across this on...
    Dennis Dohogne
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  • "Kitty Dump"  -  SWIFT  -   Rant - 2020 TOP TEN LIST - SUCKS ;-{

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    John Stoltzfus
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  • For the love of water, barley, hops, & yeast...

    Craft Beer Fans Unite!   I noticed there are some new discussion topics (and several older ones) that I find engaging and humorous. I also noticed there isn't one for us craft beer fans. The effort here is to po...
    Edson Gebo
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  • What do you listen to at work?

    I found this article and peaked my curiosity.   What's your go-to music while you work? Do you use a streaming service?   What Do Engineers Listen to While They Work? | Design News
    Rick Becker
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  • Layer in SolidWorks Drawing (How about in PDF?)

      Hi, I am sorry if someone already asked it and I missed that post.   I have a question about Layer in SolidWorks Drawing. In some program when PDF is exported, all layer automatically added in PDF and...
    Md Sobug Mia
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  • 3DEXPERIENCE WORLD 2020 FYI:

    3DEXPERIENCEWORLD 2020 Nashville, TN. February. 9-12, 2020     Updated 1/14/20                   (starts in less than  4 Weeks)    &...
    Rick McDonald
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  • 3DEXPERIENCE WORLD 2020 T-Shirts?

    I have not seen anything online about the t-shirts this year. Are they doing away with them or are they just making their own design and we don't get to vote?
    Derek Sheets
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  • Non-technical Thread:  Furry Friends

    Sometimes you just want to share a picture of your pets (Whatever you may call them: Furry Friends, Fur-kids, Interns, and so on.) We have a great "landing area" for off-topic posts, but it would be really easy for t...
    Todd Blacksher
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  • Macro: Save As Copy of Selected Component and it's Drawing from the Active Assembly

    There had many user asking for a macro or program to do a save as copy of the selected component from an active assembly. I'm posting this in General section so that users that do not relate themselves to API section ...
    Deepak Gupta
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  • REALLY SOLIDWORKS!

    I have had this pulled, put it up MAY of 2019, just trying to help out other CAM guys save some money!!!   WHAT THE HECK!   500 bucks a year  vs. $2500\yr.  
    Lenny Bucholz
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  • Run education Solidworks and enterprice solidworks on the same computer?

    Hi!   I am a part time student and a part time mechanical engineer, where I use the Solidworks education version at my study computer and then the companys Solidworks at work. But I would like to set up the work...
    Lars Digerud
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  • What to expect switching from Inventor to Solidworks

    I am a long time Inventor user (19 years), Inventor certified professional, and CAD Administrator.  My company is exploring the possibility of switching from Autodesk Inventor to Solidworks for our primary CAD pa...
    Andrew Intveld
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  • Set FeatureManager Width on File Open/New

    When I work with files from various people, I often run into an issue of having different featuremanager width. This sometime make me feel irritated. So I've to set the width to make me feel comfortable.   Simil...
    Deepak Gupta
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  • Demo to test HSMWorks?

    How can I access a demo of Solidworks 2019 so I can test HSMWorks Ultimate 2020.  I have a customer who is having issues with pulling a multi-user license. When I run FLEXLM_DIAGNOSTICS it appears that it's only ...
    William Cates
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  • DraftSight Free Appears to be No More

    Yesterday I was made aware that DraftSight looked like it no longer had a free option. I usually try to keep up on these things, but was unaware this change was coming. Then I saw on the "Kitty Dump" thread that other...
    Steven Billeter
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  • General SolidWorks Speed/Performance

    I'm having some super frustrating lag/delay issues in solidworks. It happens at my day job (SW2019 SP4.0, Dell workstation laptop, don't remember specs, Windows 7, SSD) and at home (SW2020 SP0.1, Dell Precision T7920,...
    Robert Meyers
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  • Solidworks 2016 vs 2020 rebuilding time 2000 parts assembly

    I tested the same assembly with 2000 parts both in SW2016 and SW2020. Change a part and after that measure the time to rebuild the assembly.  Of course I saved the parts first in SW2020 before testing.   SW...
    Richard Wagenaar
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  • The 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 SOLIDWORKS Top Ten List Feedback Survey

    Please visit the SOLIDWORKS Top Ten 3DExperience World 2020 community to participate in our survey concerning your experience related to using the 3DSwym platform for the SOLIDWORKS Top Ten list. Click here ...
    Alexandra MILLER
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