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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
@Xi Notebook Workstation Selected as Editor's Pick @Xi Notebook Workstation Selected as Editor's Pick
Press Release Issued by Digtial Engineering
The new Xi PowerGo 15/7 notebook workstation from @Xi Computer was recently chosen as Editor's Pick by Digtial Engineering (DE). Read the review!
Lenovo Makes Pro Virtual Reality More Accessible P320 Lenovo Makes Pro Virtual Reality More Accessible P320
Announcement by Lenovo
Launched at Develop3D Live and available end of April, the updated workstation is suitable for both single-part and sub-assembly modelling in VR.
ASSESS 2017 Announced at COFES ASSESS 2017 Announced at COFES
Press Release Issued by Cyon Research and IntrinSIM
Cyon Research and IntrinSIM's Analysis, Simulation, and Systems Engineering Software (ASSESS) event will take place this November in Maryland.
Sign up by April 14 and Receive Free Training or Admission Sign up by April 14 and Receive Free Training or Admission
Announcement by Dassault Systemes
Dassault is hosting Additive Manufacturing Symposium & Hackathon and the Science in the Age of Experience events April 14-18th in Chicago.
CIMdata Announces Collaborative Research on Cloud PLM CIMdata Announces Collaborative Research on Cloud PLM
Press Release Issued by CIMdata
CIMdata has partnered with Autodesk, Dassault Systemes, Oracle, PTC, and Siemens PLM Software on the program and is offering a global survey.
SolidWorks Partners
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.
Gian Paolo Bassi & Special Guests to Speak at GSC Event Gian Paolo Bassi & Special Guests to Speak at GSC Event
Press Release Issued by Graphics Systems Corporation (GSC)
SOLIDWORKS VAR GSC is hosting the Engineer 3D! Training + Technology Conference, featuring 100+ sessions on April 25-26th in Milwaukee, WI.
Stratasys Partners with Dassault Systemes Stratasys Partners with Dassault Systemes
Press Release Isseud by Stratasys
This includes collaboration with SIMULIA to enable final part designs optimized for weight and strength and a GrabCAD Print Add In for SOLIDWORKS.
Kenesto Delivers Kenesto Drive 2 at SOLIDWORKS World Kenesto Delivers Kenesto Drive 2 at SOLIDWORKS World
Press Release Issued by Kenesto
With the PDM cloud solution users can now manually define document dependencies for any type of document within SOLIDWORKS and Solid Edge.
GibbsCAM 2016 Is Certified for SOLIDWORKS 2017
Press Release Issued by 3D Systems
GibbsCAM directly reads SOLIDWORKS part models and assemblies, preserving features and attributes, such as holes and color to use in machining.
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.
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Linear Pattern
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Create a Sketch Driven Curve
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Thumbnail Graphics Do Not Display
I am using SOLIDWORKS 2014 and Windows 7. For some reason my thumbnails do not show up for my SOLIDWORKS files. I have tried selecting…