August 08, 2017

Amaze with Animations and Advanced Output Types

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By Cody Pendzich

With interactive and engaging outputs in SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional, we can elevate our marketing materials and give a whole new perspective on our products.

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June 12, 2017

SOLIDWORKS 2017: Visualize Boost and Powerboost

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By Cody Pendzich

SOLIDWORKS Visualize introduced some great new capabilities in the 2017 release including Visualize Boost and Powerboost.

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May 31, 2017

Using SOLIDWORKS 3D Interconnect with Sheet Metal Parts

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By Jeff Setzer

The new 3D Interconnect functionality introduced in SOLIDWORKS 2017 is useful when working with a variety of native non-SOLIDWORKS files, including parts that are ultimately sheet metal in nature.

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May 10, 2017

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017: Super Parts

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By Evan Stanek

Fly through your next design with the power of SUPER PARTS!

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April 03, 2017

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017: Data Files Shortcut

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By Evan Stanek

When using data file shortcuts in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017, all of your reference documentation can now be a live link that stays up to date.

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March 29, 2017

Create Cutting Threads in SOLIDWORKS

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By Jeff Setzer

Using the Thread feature, a custom profile library, and a little sweep-modeling insight, you can create your own cutting threads in SOLIDWORKS.

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March 20, 2017

SOLIDWORKS 2017: Troubleshooting the Shell Feature

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By John Setzer

Learn a few tips for using SOLIDWORKS 2017's new troubleshooting tools for Shell features.

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March 17, 2017

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017: Propagate Data to Connected Objects

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By Evan Stanek

A powerful numbering scheme in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017

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March 13, 2017

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017: Connection Dots

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By Evan Stanek

No need to lament any further over missed connections, thanks to these SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017 new features.

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March 08, 2017

Stratasys F370 New Features and Capabilities

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By Joe Korbel

The F370 machine takes the best of Stratasys' already proven technologies and rolls it into one complete package.

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March 01, 2017

SOLIDWORKS 2017: Wrap Feature

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By Nate Fredrich

Watch and learn how to use the new and improved wrap feature in SOLIDWORKS 2017.

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February 27, 2017

SOLIDWORKS 2017: Magnetic Mates

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By Matt Luedke

SOLIDWORKS 2017 introduces magnetic mates, a real game-changer when working with large assemblies.

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February 01, 2017

SOLIDWORKS 3D Interconnect: Seamless Collaboration Between CAD Platforms

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By Jeff Setzer

3D Interconnect is a revolutionary technology that allows a SOLIDWORKS user to directly open files and use models from other native CAD systems in their native format.

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December 22, 2016

Create Amazing Christmas Ornaments in SOLIDWORKS

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By John Setzer

Follow along as I create a new ornament for the GSC Christmas tree using the new SOLIDWORKS 2017 Wrap Method: Spline Surface.

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December 07, 2016

Top 8 New Features in SOLIDWORKS 2017

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By Melissa Polley

Over 500 new features and enhancements were added to SOLIDWORKS 2017 based on direct feedback from the user community.  Our technical experts have each selected the features they're most excited about for improved time savings and ease of use.

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October 06, 2016

SOLIDWORKS Electrical and Draftsight Team Up!

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By Evan Stanek

I love fall with the cool crisp air, the smell of warm apple cider, the glorious colors, leaves and rumors swirling of what's under the hood of the new  SOLIDWORKS 2017, pumpkin spice everything (maybe not EVERYTHING), and of course, the greatest of all team sports, football!  

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August 10, 2016

How to Export Using a Custom Coordinate System in SOLIDWORKS

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By John Setzer

CAD systems like SOLIDWORKS and CAM systems use different directions for defining coordinate systems. The result is, when a model is exported from SOLIDWORKS and imported to a CAM system, the model comes up in the CAM system in the "wrong" orientation. The good news is there's a simple fix!

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July 13, 2016

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Makes Selecting Identical Components in an Assembly a Snap!

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By John Setzer

Enhancements in SOLIDWORKS 2016 make picking similar components in an assembly a snap! Just use the new "Select Identical Components" command found in the Selection tool fly out.

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July 08, 2016

Why can’t I move or delete my sketch dimensions in SOLIDWORKS 2016?!

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By Marty Bucholz

In SOLIDWORKS 2016, there's a new feature called instant 2D that allows for immediate direct editing of sketch dimensions without having to rebuild the geometry. More importantly, it changes how you interact with dimension values.

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January 14, 2016

SOLIDWORKS 2016: Making Your Life Easier

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By Sam Hochberg

New to SOLIDWORKS 2016, you can now correct your object selection without restarting the dimension command.

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December 04, 2015

What's New in SOLIDWORKS 2016: Breadcrumbs

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By GSC Support Team

You may think that breadcrumbs have two purposes: breading for fried meat and causing ducks to dance with joy. SOLIDWORKS, however, is adding a third reason to get excited about breadcrumbs.

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November 12, 2015

SOLIDWORKS 2016: New Intersect Options (and Bonus PhotoView 360 Tricks!)

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By John Setzer

One of my favorite enhancements to SOLIDWORKS 2016 is the new Intersect tool. In 2015, we always saw both included and excluded regions in the preview. Now, we can switch previews to show just included regions.

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October 29, 2015

What's New in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2016: Equidistant Refinement

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By Chris Olson

In keeping with the theme of new features in 2016 SOLIDWORKS, I wanted to highlight one of my favorites within Flow Simulation; it's called Equidistant Refinement.

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October 01, 2015

SOLIDWORKS Simulation What's New 2016: Mesh Sectioning

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By Chris Olson

The simulation team here at GSC is excited to share some of the new enhancements in Simulation.

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September 09, 2015

SOLIDWORKS 2016 – You’re going to love this! – Threads

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By Sam Hochberg

Checking out the new Thread enhancements in SOLIDWORKS 2016.

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