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Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

PDM Server Configuration Considerations

Written by: John MacArthur, PDM Project Manager While not the most exciting topic in the world, I get asked a LOT about my recommendations for setting up PDM Servers. So, I thought I would get it out there in a … Continue reading

Add a Splash of Color to Your Otherwise Boring Electrical Schematic!

Written by: Cheri Guntzviller, Electrical Application Specialist Life is not black and white. Life is full of color. No one wants to have to work in a drab world with black and white and shades of gray – you would … Continue reading

SOLIDWORKS Motion: Contacts and Collisions

Written by: Shaun Bentley, Application Engineer Contact problems can be tricky. If you consider my tips on elastic properties, the contact region, and friction you may be able to get your model moving in the right direction more easily.

Coping Pipe for Strong Welds

Written by: Greg Dawes, Application Engineer When welding two pipes together at an angle just trimming one to the other doesn’t give us a desirable result.

Don’t Lose Your CAD Files: How to Make a Backup in Windows 10

Written by: Krystal Petersen, IT Support In Windows 10, you are given a variety of ways to do a backup, or even set up a reoccurring backup to your PC. There are a couple of types of backup that Windows … Continue reading