What are your most impressive tricks of solidworks, Please spread this question to more people. It is better to list 5~10 tricks for others, we will accumulated more and more in future.
I worked at a shop and the boss asked one of the guys what kind of work his ma was doing? This puzzled everyone in ear shot....why was the boss man curious about this guys ma for a job? The young man said she was working but was always looking for something better...so he asked what kind of job it was that the boss wanted her for. The boss… Show more
Hi everyone! Do you use the Measure Tool in SOLIDWORKS? If yes, I want to gather a little input on the tool from you. Can you please share some information on few queries below: How and when do you usually use the Measure Tool? What is the most common scenario to use the Measure Tool? Would you prefer to use the Measure Tool while executing… Show more
When you experience an issue with the SOLIDWORKS software, do you search the Knowledge Base for an answer?
Hi Everyone, We actively work to extend and improve the information in the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base. We publish about 100 new solutions each month, and we are on track this year to review and refresh more than 5000 old solutions. A KB search might quickly answer a question or help you solve a problem. We want feedback about your KB search… Show more
All - I'm trying to figure out how to parse multiple custom properties into (1) PDM Standard variable. For example I have custom properties within a SW part file called: CATEGORY DESCRIPTION PURCHASED-CAT SUB-CATEGORY VENDOR VENDOR PART NUMBER PURCHASED-DESC CATEGORY DESCRIPTION PURCHASED-CAT SUB-CATEGORY VENDOR VENDOR PART NUMBER… Show more
I have a pipe that comes out of a head perpendicular to the header, a basic T configuration. I am trying to model the weld for that saddle joint. It requires that the end of the pipe have a 45 degree bevel all the way around, starting with the inside face of the pipe and opening toward the outside face of the pipe. I have tried all manner of swept… Show more
Hello, is there a way to copy the files from Workgroup PDM to Windows Explorer? thanks
Hi Steve, Please note I am an transferring to Enterprise PDM. I am going to go for a non SolidWorks PDM system. Please advise how to get the older revisions of parts/assemblies/drawings. Using check-out from within the PDM transfers only the latest revisions. Also I tried the SolidWorks Task Scheduler for extracting the dwg…
Hi guys, Need to get a STL version of a solidworks file. However, the file obtained by directly SAVE AS a STL file is just unacceptable. The mesh quality is just too bad no matter how you tune the parameters in the conversion menu. However, we found that during the "FLATTEN" process, SOLIDWORKS actually generates decent mesh internally on… Show more