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Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Sheet Format vs. Templates in SOLIDWORKS

This blog article illustrates the differences between “sheet format” and “templates” in SOLIDWORKS and how to use them. 

SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal Access

Having a problem accessing the customer portal even though you are on subscription service? Are you seeing locks everywhere? Don’t worry! You just need to reactivate your serial number for the new version of SOLIDWORKS you are using.

SOLIDWORKS Help??!!

With all the feature additions and modifications in SOLIDWORKS it’s not always possible to recall where or how some features are applied. SOLIDWORKS has made the ability to access the information for the commands very simple. The old reliable SOLIDWORKS help document is … Continue reading

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Search Path Order for Opening Files in SolidWorks

If you’ve used SOLIDWORKS for more than a week, you’ve most likely come across this message at least once… Chances are you’re seeing this message because you’ve either moved, renamed or even deleted a particular part file and you are trying to … Continue reading

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Save As Copy in SolidWorks 2014

In August of 2012, I wrote a detailed article on the use of SAVE AS COPY in SOLIDWORKS.  As I’ve seen countless times in my years with SolidWorks… NOTHING can be easy enough! To that, SOLIDWORKS 2014 brought us some much … Continue reading