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Multibody Part vs. Assembly in SolidWorks

There are fewer differences than ever between a multibody part file and an assembly file in SolidWorks. Where commonalities exist, the user may take advantage of performance and file management benefits of a multibody part. Where they differ, each has … Continue reading

Working Across the Network vs. Working Locally

Powerful software tools like SolidWorks create amazingly complex files that are  detailed and accurate to many decimal places. So it goes without saying that the management of this data presents a challenge when it comes to optimizing performance while still … Continue reading

SolidWorks Composer Data Paths for Multi User Environment

When 2 or more SolidWorks Composer users want to share common styles and workshop profiles, it is best to store the standards on the network, or better yet in a SolidWorks Enterprise PDM Vault. Though this may not ‘currently’ be … Continue reading

Who’s logged into your EPDM Vault?

In a multi-user environment, it’s very nice to be able to visualize usage of a system without having to as everyone if they are in the vault.  This helps manage license usage as well as easily seeing who is utilizing … Continue reading

What’s New in SolidWorks 2014 – Part 1

If you missed our SolidWorks 2014 launch events, we have recorded Part 1 of 3 on What’s New in SolidWorks 2014 which covers new focused design tools as it relates to sketching, conics, fillets, sheetmetal, weldments, parts and drawings. Visit … Continue reading