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Document Your Design with Comments

Written by Joseph Richter, Application Engineer: Planning out your product design with great Design Intent makes your part and assembly models easy to change, but only if your intentions are CLEAR to anyone else who needs to make changes. Deadlines, … Continue reading

How to Activate and/or Reactivate the SolidNetwork License Manager (SNL)

Written by: Michael Nolte, Application Engineer With the new version of SOLIDWORKS here, or when your company buys more licenses, it’s important to know that an extra step is required to start using the new, or additional floating/network licenses for SOLIDWORKS, … Continue reading

How to Make Sure Auto-Recover and Backup Functionalities Are Working Properly

Written by: Enrique Garcia, Application Engineer SOLIDWORKS has two very handy functionalities in case things go south when working with the software. To help save hours worth of work, SOLIDWORKS has a backup function that will save versions at different … Continue reading

Who Has Time to Create a Spare Parts List?

Written by: Cheri Guntzviller, Electrical Application Specialist Do I really need to waste my time creating a spare parts list?? Who has time to create a list that is never used by my company, but the customer requires this time … Continue reading

Importing Sheet Metal into SOLIDWORKS

Written by: Ryan Cole, Application Engineer Check out my video below for a brief overview of one of the many methodologies of taking imported data and turning it into a SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal part.     Get more info on sheet … Continue reading