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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 still there and available for searching when needed, but there are a couple better options.

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Greater Evansville Area SolidWorks User Group Meeting – June 26

Don’t forget to attend the 2nd User Group meeting please RSVP at the link below:

When: Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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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 open the drawing or assembly ‘looking’ for said file. When SOLIDWORKS ultimately cannot locate the part, it finally throws this dialog.

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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 needed enhancement to the “Save As Copy” process.

Save As Copy Process

The next little bit is a shameless reuse of the a fore mentioned 2012 blog article;)

To save a part as a COPY, simply access the FILE > SAVE AS menu in SOLIDWORKS.

Save As

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