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19th Annual SOLIDWORKS World Draws in 5,000 Attendees 19th Annual SOLIDWORKS World Draws in 5,000 Attendees
Press Release Issued by Dassault Systemes
The annual user event is taking place February 5-8, at the L.A. Convention Center but for those not attending there is a live stream available.
SOLIDWORKS World Keynote Speakers to Wow Audience SOLIDWORKS World Keynote Speakers to Wow Audience
Announcement by Dassault Systemes
Keynote speakers include Anoushe Anousheh Ansari, the first female private space explorer; Jason Silva, host of National Geographic's Brain Games.
Catch the 3DEXPERIENCE FORUM Live Stream Catch the 3DEXPERIENCE FORUM Live Stream
Press Release Issued by Dassault Systemes
The 3DEXPERIENCE FORUM will take place this week on Thursday November 10 in Santa Clara, Calif. Register for the live stream.
Dassault Systemes Introduces SOLIDWORKS 2017 Dassault Systemes Introduces SOLIDWORKS 2017
Press Release Issued by Dassault Systemes
New features include 3D Interconnect for working with multiple CAD formats, SOLIDWORKS PCB access, plus, simulation and PDM updates.
Try Out SOLIDWORKS 2017 Before the Launch Date Try Out SOLIDWORKS 2017 Before the Launch Date
By Craig Therrien, Senior Product Manager, DS SOLIDWORKS
Test drive the beta and see new features, interact with the SOLIDWORKS R&D and management teams, and earn one of more than 100 prizes.
Industry News
Get a Discount on CIMdata's PLM Certificate Program Get a Discount on CIMdata's PLM Certificate Program
Press Release Issued by CIMdata
ConnectPress members can receive a discount on the fall PLM education event coming to the Boston area from October 2-6.
HP Debuts Virtual Reality Solutions & Services at Siggraph HP Debuts Virtual Reality Solutions & Services at Siggraph
Press Release Issued by HP
HP unveiled the the new HP Z VR Backpack, a wearable Virtual Reality (VR) PC for product and building design. Price starts at $3299 in September.
Carl Bass Joins Formlabs Board of Directors Carl Bass Joins Formlabs Board of Directors
Press Release Issued by Formlabs
3D printer company Formlabs appointed technology veteran and former Autodesk CEO, Carl Bass, as an independent director of the company.
CoreTechnologie Updates 3D_Analyzer CoreTechnologie Updates 3D_Analyzer
Press Release Issued by CoreTechnologie
3D_Analyzer is a 3D analysis and viewer for analysis for analyzing wall thicknesses, undercuts, draft analysis in complex plastic parts.
ANSYS 18.1 Boosts Design Productivity and Optimization ANSYS 18.1 Boosts Design Productivity and Optimization
Press Release Issued by ANSYS
ANSYS 18.1 has added new capabilities within its topology optimization and adds new significant capabilities in the electromagnetics suite.
SolidWorks Partners
CATI Enters Partnership With Desktop Metal
Press Release Issued by Computer Aided Technology (CATI)
CATI, a SOLIDWORKS and CATIA VAR is now carrying Desktop Metals 3D printers, the Studio System and Production System
openBoM Earns DS SOLIDWORKS Partner Status openBoM Earns DS SOLIDWORKS Partner Status
Press Release Issued by openBoM
Integrated with SOLIDWORKS, openBoM allows users to stay on the same BOM without exchanging emails with BOM spreadsheet attachments.
BlueCielo Launches Mobile App for Asset Documents BlueCielo Launches Mobile App for Asset Documents
Press Release by BlueCielo
The BlueCielo Meridian Mobile app for iOS, Android and Windows devices provides reviewers of asset documents the ability to work anywhere.
Lenovo Comes Out with New ThinkStation P320 Tiny Lenovo Comes Out with New ThinkStation P320 Tiny
Press Release Issued by Lenovo
The company says it's the world's smallest workstation with ISV certification. It's available now for $799.
Zero Wait-State Announces CloudState Integration Platform Zero Wait-State Announces CloudState Integration Platform
Press Release Issued by Zero Wait-State
With CloudState product design companies can leverage cloud-based PLM from Oracle or PropelPLM while continuing to use their current design tools.
User News
STAMOD Takes World Record for Engineering Design Time STAMOD Takes World Record for Engineering Design Time
Press Release Issued by STAMOD Engineering
The engineering consultancy firm specializes in rapid tooling, simulation, legacy data, and new product design (NPD), using a variety of CAD tools.
Minerva Partners with Saab for Aras Integration Minerva Partners with Saab for Aras Integration
Press Release by Aras
Aras will be used to strengthen the PLM capabilities of the Gripen aircraft, a smart fighter system.
BAE Systems Sweden Standardizes on Aras PLM Platform BAE Systems Sweden Standardizes on Aras PLM Platform
Press Release Issued by Aras
BAE Systems Sweden, a manufacturer of weapons systems and military vehicles, has selected Aras Innovator as the new common PLM platform.
Frost and Sullivan Present Awards for Top 10 Manufacturers Frost and Sullivan Present Awards for Top 10 Manufacturers
Press Release Issued by Frost and Sullivan
Four manufacturing leaders were recognized at the 10th annual Manufacturing Leadership Awards, presented by the Manufacturing Leadership Community.
Ten80 and Dassault Host STEM League Competition Ten80 and Dassault Host STEM League Competition
Press Release Issued by Dassault Systemes
More than 30 teams will compete at the National STEM League Finals in Charlotte, NC in May, 2014.
Q & A
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Difficult to select/delete dimensions in SWKS16
It is difficult to just select by clicking it - especially angular dimensions. When I select a dimension it opens the small number input dialogue...I…
Topology Optimisation in SolidWorks
Do you think Topology optimisation inside SolidWorks will change way we design for 3D Printing ?…
I can't see the line
When adding dimensions to drawings, the dimension hovers over the pointer so that I can't see the second line in some cases. Is there…
Change Appearance of Parts from Tool Box
How do I change the appearance of parts pulled from the Tool Box? Source: MySOLIDWORKS.com…
Make a Guided Helix with Variable Pitch and Radius
How do I make a guided helix with variable pitch and radius in SOLIDWORKS? Source: 3DCADForums…
Issue Filleting Edges of a Blade
I cannot fillet a blade with a .150" Radius. Can anyone help? Source: SOLIDWORKS Forums…
Linear Pattern
How do I create a linear pattern that automatically spaces a certain quantity of entities between two other entities? For example I would like to…
Create a Sketch Driven Curve
I am trying to create a hose in SOLIDWORKS. It needs to have small circular ribs wrapped around the hose and patterned along the length…