• How to create a Castellated Structural Member

    Hi,   I am trying to create a castellated channel structural member to be used in the weldment feature. I tried searching the internet but could not find it. Can anyone show me how to do it?   Here is an e...
    Willie Flora
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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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  • Please vote for those important Enhancement Request! Thanks!

    Below is a list of SPRs which are very important to my customers, if you also encounter the same issues, please vote those SPRs up to get more attention from the R&D! Many thanks! SPR SPR Description 1134855 ...
    ZhongYu Hao
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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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  • SolidWorks World SWAG - Backpacks, Shirts

    SolidWorks World SWAG - 12 years worth - FREE   The old times may be gone but not forgotten - lots of good memories spanning 12 years of SolidWorks World.   I'm cleaning up the office and have way too much...
    Chris Scarlett
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  • 5/16 - 18 UNC -2B DEPTH 0.375 . In this 0.375 is the depth of the thread tap or depth of the drill  ?

    5/16 - 18 UNC -2B DEPTH 0.375 . In this 0.375 is the depth of the thread tap or depth of the drill  ?
    Debananda Shrma,Sahu
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  • Is this a know bug? Line thickness changing on its own while sketching?

    See screenshot attached, with red arrows pointing at the cats tail and shoulder.   Am using 2020 Student Version.
    Liam Ginann
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  • "Kitty Dump"  -  SWIFT  -   "Dumpty Dump"

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    John Stoltzfus
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  • Trying to Model a Circular dimple on the side of a Cylinder.

    I am trying to create a dimple pattern on the side of a cylinder. When I create the first dimple by making a spherical cut it visually looks eliptical (naturally this will be the case intersecting a sphere with a...
    Dan Rudolph
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  • How to insert QR Code to SOLIDWORKS drawings

    Hi,   In this YouTube video, I demonstrate a new feature that is coming to CAD+ toolset Community Edition which allows to generate and insert QR code into the drawing document   The following information c...
    Artem Taturevych
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  • Help with a PDF export macro.

    Attached is a macro that saves a .SLDDRW file as a PDF. I would like some help to make several (small?) changes to it. These are in order of priority to me, not order of operation.   First, after saving as PDF, ...
    Michael Miller
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  • Remove fixed and add mate

    There are many fixed parts in the assembly,Is there any way to remove the fixed and add mate  in batch by api  
    Chen Jimmy
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  • Addin Takspane Freezing SolidDna

    Hi All,   I am using a NuGet package called SolidDna to create a taskpane addin and I have been able to code it with not issues until the last two weeks.   When I debug it and the addin loads but the taskp...
    Craig Brunton
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  • The missing 5% functionality: 3D Interconnect (STEP, IGES, SAT)

    Update: Vote for this Top 10 Idea:Enhance the 3DInterconnect Robustness    This is another post from the "Missing 5% functionality that makes users avoid this tool" novella, where superb work performed by t...
    Alin Vargatu
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  • Going crazy trying to model this..

    Hi - I am trying to make a bowl with this pattern/texture of divots on it:   Basically imagine that on a concave surface with each black/white triangle pair pushed out of the surface. Sort of like this: ...
    Andrey Grigoryev
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  • Will this be the Second Best Presentation of 3DEXPERIENCE World 2021???

    Mark you calendar and do not miss the second best presentation of 3DEXPERIENCE World 2021 on Wednesday, February 10, at 13:45 ET.   If you do a lot of repetitive work in SOLIDWORKS and your FeatureManager trees a...
    Alin Vargatu
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  • Watercooler: Let's talk 3D printers.

    Ok, so SolidWorks and 3D printing go hand in hand right?   Let's hear about your printer. Did you build one? buy one? which one? why?   Coolest print? Dumbest print? Biggest headache? Most egregious use of...
    Shawn Stugard
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  • how do I turn off flip mate alignment?

    I am looking for a way to turn off the "flip mate alignment" popup that appears after adding a mate in an assembly (see attached image). I do not want to uncheck the "show quick mates" check box in the customize menu ...
    Joe Larson
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  • Why?

    Ask your "why" questions here.  I'll start...   Why...does SolidWorks, when I initiate a cut, more often than not go away from the part and give me the "intended cut does not intersect the model??  If ...
    Dan Golthing
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  • Forum moderation

    I'm starting this thread because of the automated moderation that has been turned on about a month or two ago.   Is it ever going away? Is someone ever going to comment as to why it was put in place?   See...
    Alex Lachance
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