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What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2019: Bounding Box for Assemblies

Written by: Krystal Petersen, Technical Support Engineer The Bounding Box is a feature within an assembly which contains geometry and is calculated using the same methods as the part level bounding box. While you can have a bounding box in … Continue reading

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2019: Auto-Lock Mate Rotation in Toolbox Components

Written by: Jared Spaniol, Application Engineer When working in assemblies, it’s always a best practice to eliminate mate errors and have all the components fully defined if possible. This prevents parts from moving out of place and maintaining their orientation in … Continue reading

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2019: Sheet Metal – Slot Length & Width Offsets

Written by: Michael Nolte, Application Engineer Slot Length and Width Offsets is another great enhancement to Sheet Metal for SOLIDWORKS 2019. The Tab and Slot feature was first introduced in the 2018 version of SOLIDWORKS and they have found ways to improve the everyday usability of … Continue reading

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2019: Removed Section View

Written by: Maurice Cherian, Application Engineer Multiple section views can be quickly created along a drawing view. Select Insert > Drawing View > Removed Section to create “slices” along a drawing view.   The section views are placed right next the parent view … Continue reading

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2019: Configuration Quick View

Written by: Marty Bucholz, Application Engineer One of great new features in SOLIDWORKS 2019 is the ability to flag configurations to be viewed in quick view mode. With the part open fully resolved, simply right–click on the configurations you wish to be able to … Continue reading