• Replace Writeable

    Only post I found was 6 years old.  Anyone know how to handle this message? should I pick yes or no? More valuable, anyone know how to avoid getting this message ever?  seems like a big bug to have for this...
    Al Larson
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  • "Kitty Dump"  -  SWIFT  -   Bring it, Trash it, Rant it, Poop it ;)

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    John Stoltzfus
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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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  • Macro that turns off Floor Shadow & Floor Reflection & Save it

    Hi, I am posting first time on this Forum. I need help like i want macro that turns off Floor Shadow & Floor Reflection & Save it i have to do on every model when i try to render it via Photoview 360. S...
    Ravi Chandra Verma
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  • In the fishtank - for a laugh.

    I've noticed that my forum points have been frozen since early yesterday morning. I just looked at the leaderboards and some folks have received points today but many (including quite a few who usually get points.) h...
    Tony Tieuli
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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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  • 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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  • pictures of solidworks projects

    hello i would like to start a thread with pictures of what people use solidworks for, just for general interest. what do people think? heres one from me.
    Greg Hynd
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  • Advanced geometry feature (introducing Geometry++)

    Hi,   I would like to introduce new free and open source tool for advanced geometry modelling in SOLIDWORKS, called Geometry++ .   Tools is based on SwEx.AddIn, SwEx.PMPage and SwEx.MacroFeature frameworks...
    Artem Taturevych
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  • Filament Spool Winder Design

    I am trying to design filament spool winder and starting this model to direct the filament left to right onto the spool. If you watch the video that I attached and know what I trying to achieve. The problem could be t...
    William Jerome
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  • Project with surface function.

    Sergey Novikov
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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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  • Create a PDM add-in in scripting languages

    Hi all   I developed a PDM add-in that works as a wrapper for scripting languages. This makes it possible to implement PDM add-ins in any scripting language.   Before the script is executed, a set of defau...
    Ulf Stockburger
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  • "LiveUpdate could not find any files to Update"

    Because of the multi-year bug in Visualize, I have started following the recommended "solution" and started turning off "monitor file for changes" when I import Solidworks models. Now, I'm getting the error in the pos...
    Jeffrey Model
    created by Jeffrey Model
  • Description - Cutlist Properties

    Hi All,   Is there a way that the Plate item (shown below item 1 and 2) is described with thickness only? For example, I only want Plate, 10mm to be in the evaluated value. I know I can modify/delete the value, ...
    Lakhvinder Singh
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  • Beam moment of inertia

    Hey there   Is it possible to define a custom moment of interia for a beam? I do have fairly complex profiles and I want to avoid to geometrically model the cross section. In other FEA tools, it is possilbe to d...
    Dario Denzler
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  • Peck Drilling in SolidWorks CAM

    I'm currently having trouble creating a peck drilling operation in SolidWorks CAM. I think I'm using the right setting to generate a peck drilling operation, but in simulation, the tool path is not actually peck drill...
    Nha Nguyen
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  • New Podcast with Glenn Coleman from VoluMill

    Hey, everyone   We just finished another podcast episode on The 3DExeperience.  This one has a little modification to it as we have the audio version but also added it to our YouTube channel so you can look...
    Michael Buchli
    created by Michael Buchli
  • Expanded Metal Model

    I searched for information on Expanded Metal on this forum and others, but the suggestions of using a texture or hatch doesn't help when you need to see the parts behind the expanded metal. It might help if all your d...
    Scott Baugh
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  • Non linear static simulation of multi-material part

    Hi All,  I'm having an issue with the simulation whenever i have multi material bodies, the warning says "negative or zero pivot". the only scenario the simulation will yield a result is when i combine all bodie...
    Moh Al Nashar
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