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Making Customizations in the SOLIDWORKS Electrical Classification Manager

Written by: Marty Adams, Application Engineer From its introduction, SOLIDWORKS Electrical has been evolving. One of the most recent evolutions is the addition of custom classes in the SOLIDWORKS Electrical Classifications Manager. The “Classification” is used extensively throughout the software. … Continue reading

How-To: Place Watermark on Electrical Prints

Written by: Cheri Guntzviller-Miesen, Electrical Application Specialist Ever want to put a Watermark on your Electrical prints? How about a rubber stamp for Proprietary, As Built, Final Build to show only when you are ready to release drawings? This can … Continue reading

SOLIDWORKS ROUTING: Component properties you’ve never heard of

Written by: Shaun Bentley, Application Engineer SOLIDWORKS Routing components can have a lot of different properties associated to them. You might notice a few of them if you’ve ever walked through the Routing Component Wizard or maybe seen a one … Continue reading

How to Gain Control of your SOLIDWORKS Network Licenses with an Option File

Written by: Michael Nolte, Application Engineer When working with SOLIDWORKS Network License(s) or “Floating” SOLIDWORKS license(s), there are times that installing and activating just isn’t enough for your company. There are times, when a company gets big enough, that licenses … Continue reading

Tips to Make SOLIDWORKS Easier to See

Written by: Joseph Richter, Application Engineer There are many reasons for improving visibility in SOLIDWORKS. For example, if you wear glasses or if you’re giving a presentation in SOLIDWORKS. There was a recent, ala 2016, major adjustment to the SOLIDWORKS … Continue reading