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Routing Component Minimum Requirements

SOLIDWORKS Routing Component Wizard

Written by: Shaun Bentley, Application Engineer

If you have ever used SOLIDWORKS Routing, you know that sometimes creating library files from scratch can be a pain (therefore we normally recommend that you tailor existing library parts to your needs). The Routing Library Manager is there to help you out, and for many components it’ll do the trick. However, the wizard may walk you through more than what you might need and, for some components, it may have some gaps. In this article, I’m going to walk through the bare minimum requirements to get a component working in SOLIDWORKS Routing. Save this article for reference so you know exactly the sort of work required to create your own Routing components!

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Creating Custom Weldments is Easy


Written by: Jared Spaniol, Application Engineer, CSWE

SOLIDWORKS comes with many features and files loaded “out of the box”.  This is a great starting point for users, but many times users require more custom sizes to continue with their designs. In the case of the Weldments tool, this can done relatively easily by utilizing pre-existing sizes or creating your own custom sketches if something less common is needed.

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How to Prevent Windows 10 from Automatically Updating Your Video Card Driver


Written by: Michael Nolte, Application Engineer

With recent Windows updates, as a DASI Solutions HelpDesk Application Engineer, I’ve seen an increase in tickets where users have installed a SOLIDWORKS.com approved video card driver and after a few days or weeks, SOLIDWORKS begins to run really slow.

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JOB POSTING: Drafter/Designer

DASI customer, ROC Industries, in southern California, is seeking a Designer with a strong background in SOLIDWORKS.

This is a temp to hire position.

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Forms Series Part 3: XML as Forms


Written by: Bryce Hooper, Application Engineer

In case you missed the earlier parts, check out Part 1 on Excel and Part 2 on Word.

To conclude the series on PDM and EC forms, we’ll discuss something that not everyone is familiar with and most aren’t quite sure what it does. XML, or the Extensible Markup Language, can be used to store data. What does XML do exactly? Well, according to the source for web standards, W3 Schools, XML does nothing. That’s right. It does nothing.  However, it does store and allows us to organize data. For example, we can look at my EC form.

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