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Dennis Dohogne
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 one today and thought it was worthy of sharing.  The author of the article was quoting a taxi driver he met leaving a conference.  It would be nice to… (Show more)
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Dan Golthing
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 the software knows where the model is, why doesn't it default to the valid direction??!!   Why...does SolidWorks place pop-ups (intended to make… (Show more)
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Doug Schaefer
Hello,   I'm a long time Creo / Proe user (25+ years) who has just moved to a company that is using SW 2019.  I've been an occasional SW user for over 10 years as well, but never reached the level of mastery I had with Creo.  SW is not Creo and I refuse to get sucked into the trap of trying to make it work the same way or wondering why it… (Show more)
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Rick Becker
I have an enclosure solid model assembly given to me from a vendor. I placed the enclosure in my assembly and all works just fine for my purposes except... Every time I open or save the main assembly I get this annoying "what's Wrong" error message "Control enclosure has rebuild errors"   I tried healing and fixing the gaps and faces.   Bottom… (Show more)
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The Merovingien
here is a thread to share, compare, discuss about some settings in PRTDOT and ASMDOT.   i noticed while updating SWx to SWy "a long long time ago, in a galxy far,far away..." that somes settings change strangely, and some setting doesn't update.   also, when doing a "real fresh new install", SW point DOT to the tutorial folder, but it's seems… (Show more)
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Sophie Cacciaguerra
I wanted to know if it was possible, from the Viewer Edrawing, to import an object and move it in my basic model.
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Eric Schwieterman
Through Excel I would like to be able to loop thru a list of part numbers to search each part number, get the PDM BOM and write that BOM to the Excel sheet, then go to the next part number all the way down the list.  I can search and find the parent number fine, I am struggling with the code after that to get the BOM.  I know there are examples in… (Show more)
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Paul Woodland
Click to view contentI am trying to modify and existing route and add pipe between two fittings on a completed route. I need to move the pipe runs away from the tank and didn't realize that until the route was finished.   The only way I know how to move the elbows is to delete to coincident relationship at the connection point.     After that I do not know how to… (Show more)
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