Articles by Vince Farrell

Articles by Vince Farrell

Vince Farrell is an Applications Engineer that has recently come from a design background in the LED industry. Vince has over 4 years of SolidWorks experience in both LEDs and the Aerospace industry. In his spare time, Vince likes to spend time with family and friends, hit the gym and travel.
What’s New SOLIDWORKS 2022: Linear Sketch Pattern Enhancements

What’s New SOLIDWORKS 2022: Linear Sketch Pattern Enhancements

If you are using linear patterns in your sketches, I’ve got some exciting news for you! There have been some great enhancements with the release of SOLIDWORKS 2022. Now, you can use a line as a direction reference (previously it would become part of the patterned entities). Also, you can pattern and copy text in linear patterns.

January 19, 2022
What’s New SOLIDWORKS 2022: eDrawings Enhancements

What’s New SOLIDWORKS 2022: eDrawings Enhancements

If you use eDrawings, there have been some exciting enhancements with the release of SOLIDWORKS 2022. Now, there are options when it comes to saving custom properties of a SOLIDWORKS file, as well as some noteworthy user interface improvements.

January 4, 2022
What's New SOLIDWORKS 2022: Detailed Cut Lists in BOMs

What's New SOLIDWORKS 2022: Detailed Cut Lists in BOMs

There have been some exciting enhancements with the release of SOLIDWORKS 2022 when it comes to creating weldment drawings. Now, Detailed Cut Lists are supported for all BOM types, the promote option is availanle for cut list items and balloons are supported for subweldments.

December 3, 2021
SOLIDWORKS Electrical: Stretch vs. Move Commands

SOLIDWORKS Electrical: Stretch vs. Move Commands

Hi everybody! In this article, I want to cover a topic that I’ve personally run into while working with SOLIDWORKS Electrical, and that’s two commands that are side by side on the Schematic menu, Stretch and Move. The questions that I’ve had are: What do these do and when do I use which? If you’ve had these same questions, please keep reading!

March 5, 2018
SOLIDWORKS Simulation: What's New 2018 - Import Study Features

SOLIDWORKS Simulation: What's New 2018 - Import Study Features

Hello everyone! In this article, I want to show off another great new feature in SOLIDWORKS 2018 found in the Simulation add-in. That feature is the ability to import study aspects from part or sub-assembly studies into the parent assembly study, saving you time by not having to define things twice.

February 5, 2018