If you own any version of SOLIDWORKS, you already own SimulationXpress, but will it be enough for your next simulation project? In this article, we’ll have a look at the key capabilities of the SimulationXpress tool, allowing you to decide if you’ll need the SOLIDWORKS Simulation Add-In or … [Read more...] about SOLIDWORKS Simulation: Is SimulationXpress Enough?
For years, SOLIDWORKS users have been forced to skip pattern instances by manually clicking each instance they’d like to remove, leading to frustration paralleled only by rush hour traffic. This tends to be especially infuriating for very large patterns with many instances to skip. I’m happy to … [Read more...] about SOLIDWORKS: Skipping Pattern Instances with Window Select
I think most SOLIDWORKS users will agree – searching for the right information in your designs can be a pain. Whether you’re working on a complex part with a hundred features or a large assembly with a thousand components, finding what you need quickly isn’t always the easiest task. By now you’re … [Read more...] about Search Your Tree at the Speed of Light with # Tags
Scroll past video for content SolidWorks users who work with weldments often spend a significant amount of time creating and applying the proper corner treatment to structural members that meet at a common vertex. Applying corner treatment is a fairly straightforward procedure for structural … [Read more...] about Adjusting the Trim Order of Weldments
Scroll past video to view blog content Many users are unaware that the standard circular detail view sketch can be overridden with any other type of sketch geometry in order to capture only the desired information in a detail view. This article covers how to override the circular detail profile … [Read more...] about Modifying the Border of a Detail View in SOLIDWORKS