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Terminal Strip Manipulation on Macro Insertion – SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic

Written by: Marty Adams, Technical Support Engineer Everyone wants to be more productive. If you already have an effective proven design, why not reuse it? In SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematic, macros make that easier. Of course, there are a few things … Continue reading

Using Dispatch to Rename Files in PDM Professional

Written by: Bill Mitchell, Application Engineer (PDM Specialist) There are often data management tasks that are simple, yet get overlooked during a busy project with tight timelines. SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional has an easy-to-use utility called Dispatch which can help enforce … Continue reading

Create a Virtual Sharp Using the “Find Intersection” Option

Written by: Maurice Cherian, Application Engineer Virtual sharps are used to help dimension sharp corners before fillets are added to the geometry. The obscure way of creating a virtual sharp is to Ctrl-select two lines or a line and an … Continue reading

Routing Component Minimum Requirements

Written by: Shaun Bentley, Application Engineer If you have ever used SOLIDWORKS Routing, you know that sometimes creating library files from scratch can be a pain (therefore we normally recommend that you tailor existing library parts to your needs). The … Continue reading

Creating Custom Weldments is Easy

Written by: Jared Spaniol, Application Engineer, CSWE SOLIDWORKS comes with many features and files loaded “out of the box”.  This is a great starting point for users, but many times users require more custom sizes to continue with their designs. … Continue reading