August 09, 2018

How to Link a Bill of Materials to a View in SOLIDWORKS

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By John Setzer

Learn how to link a drawing view to a Bill of Materials and why this can be important.

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August 02, 2018

SOLIDWORKS PCB Rookie Camp Part I: Schematic Symbol Wizard

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By Evan Stanek

Work on the fundamentals with our SOLIDWORKS PCB Rookie Camp video series. In Part I, we'll look at the Schematic Symbol Wizard with data grid pasting.

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July 26, 2018

How to: Update the Company Logo in a SOLIDWORKS Drawings

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By John Setzer

Need to update your logo on all your SOLIDWORKS drawings? Here's how, whether originally linked or not linked.

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July 24, 2018

What IS the Best CPU for SOLIDWORKS?

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By Jeff Setzer

There seems to be a fair amount of confusion with regard to computer CPUs and SOLIDWORKS performance. I'm here to clear that all up.

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July 23, 2018

GSC Partners with EAA & SOLIDWORKS for Third Year

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By Melissa Polley

For the third consecutive year, GSC has partnered with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS to provider EAA members free access to the SOLIDWORKS Student Design Kit - EAA Maker Edition.

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July 12, 2018

How to Use a Shared Material Database in SOLIDWORKS

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By John Setzer

Wouldn't it be nice if everyone on your team could use the same material library? Follow these simple steps, and you'll have your own database used by your entire team.

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July 05, 2018

SOLIDWORKS Settings: How to Use Software OpenGL

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By John Setzer

Software OpenGL is a SOLIDWORKS setting that will tell SOLIDWORKS to emulate OpenGL on its own without using graphics card driver's OpenGL support. Learn why it exists.

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June 29, 2018

Technical Support FAQ: Online Licensing

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By Evan Hicks

Still have some questions about SOLIDWORKS online licensing or just need more information? We have the answers you need.

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June 15, 2018

New SOLIDWORKS Tricks Series: Quicker Assembly Modeling

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By Jeff Setzer

Just incorporating a few recent enhancements to SOLIDWORKS can help you put together assemblies quicker than ever before.

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June 01, 2018

9 Design Inspiration Quotes to Help Inspire Innovation

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By Sam Hochberg

Today’s designers stand on the shoulders of the giants who came before them. To help inspire your next innovation, I've gathered my favorite quotes on design, innovation, and the tools designers use.

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May 25, 2018

Quickly Delete Surface Holes In SOLIDWORKS

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By Jeff Setzer

It's easy to remove gaps and voids on imported surfaces with a few simple tools in SOLIDWORKS.

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May 03, 2018

Optimizing Thor's Hammer with Simulation

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By Michael Kern

We were able to find the flaws in Mjölnir's current design using Abaqus to conduct Finite Element Analysis studies. Then, we optimized the design using Tosca's Topology Optimization tool to reduce the hammer's volume and shift the natural frequency.

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April 26, 2018

Top 7 Favorite Professional Development Books

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By Melissa Polley

Continuous learning plays an essential role to your future success. There’s several ways you can invest in yourself such as reading industry blogs, attending webinars, and enrolling in comprehensive training. Or, it could be as simple as reading a book.

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April 12, 2018

Customizing SOLIDWORKS: Making it Work for You

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By Cody Pendzich

SOLIDWORKS offers a number of ways to customize the software to make it faster to access the tools you use the most.

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April 06, 2018

10 Reasons Why You Should Send Your Teenager to Camp 3D!

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By Sam Hochberg

Is it possible to learn and have fun at the same time? According to last year’s GSC Camp 3D! attendees, the answer is a resounding…YES!

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March 29, 2018

Gain More Flexibility With SOLIDWORKS 2018 Online Licensing

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By Alejandro Murillo

Have you ever wanted to work from home only to realize you forgot to deactivate your SOLIDWORKS License? Been there, done that - but, no more.

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March 22, 2018

SOLIDWORKS 2018: Sketch Mirror Enhancements

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By John Setzer

SOLIDWORKS 2018 has some great enhancements for mirroring in both 2D and 3D sketches.

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March 13, 2018

SOLIDWORKS 2018: Bounding Box Function Now Available in Any Part

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By John Setzer

In SOLIDWORKS 2018 we can create a Bounding Box for any part, not just weldments.

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March 12, 2018

Back by Popular Demand: Camp 3D! Returns Summer 2018

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By Melissa Polley

Back by popular demand, GSC will bring back its educational outreach program for students in grades 7-12 -- Camp 3D!

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March 09, 2018

The Future is STEM: Judging the IDEA Regional Design Competition

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By Sam Hochberg

Don’t let anyone tell you there’s “something wrong with kids these days!”

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