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Making Customizations in the SOLIDWORKS Electrical Classification Manager

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Tech Tip

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. Whether inserting a symbol, or looking for a manufacturer’s part, the classification is the key to getting there quickly.

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How-To: Place Watermark on Electrical Prints

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Tech Tip

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 easily be attained inside of SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic with just a slight adjustment to the Titleblocks.

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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 of these in a library file somewhere, but never bothered to check into it.

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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 need to be managed by either what group is allowed to use certain products, or by which products are returned faster when sitting idle. This is where the need for an Option File for the SolidNetwork License Manager Server is a great solution.

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What’s New in 2018 – The Topology Study

New Features in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

Written by: Jared Spaniol, Elite Application Engineer

SOLIDWORKS has done a great job of adding more value to the software year over year and SOLIDWORKS 2018 is no exception. SOLIDWORKS 2018 has seen the addition of many great features, but none as powerful as the new Topology Study option in the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional and Premium packages. There is software available that only does Topology optimization and nothing else, so having this rolled into SOLIDWORKS is a significant addition.

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