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New Beta for VR Mode in eDrawings New Beta for VR Mode in eDrawings
Announcement by SOLIDWORKS
eDrawings has a new Open in VR command from the File menu for instant viewing of SOLIDWORKS files in Virtual Reality.
New SOLIDWORKS Simulation Expert Exam Now Available New SOLIDWORKS Simulation Expert Exam Now Available
Announcement by Dassault Systemes
This exam was developed for seasoned analysis users who have a good understanding of the entire suite of analysis tools in SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium.
SOLIDWORKS 2020 Beta is Live! SOLIDWORKS 2020 Beta is Live!
Announcement by SOLIDWORKS
Be among the first to try out the exciting new features and functionality in SOLIDWORKS 2020 and provide your feedback. Join the beta program!
Dassault's New Cloud Data Management Tools Now Available Dassault's New Cloud Data Management Tools Now Available
Announcement by DS SOLIDWORKS
The new data and lifecycle management tools enable users to manage your projects and product lifecycle easily without leaving SOLIDWORKS.
SOLIDWORKS  to Phase Out HUL Licenses in Fall SOLIDWORKS to Phase Out HUL Licenses in Fall
Announcement by DS SOLIDWORKS
As a result of improved technologies and additional licensing offerings, Home Use Licenses or HULs will be phased out in October. Learn more!
Industry News
CIMdata to Host Webinar on How to Select PLM Solutions CIMdata to Host Webinar on How to Select PLM Solutions
Announcement by CIMdata
The free webinar will take place on Thursday, September 12, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. EDT and will focus on how to evaluate and select PLM solutions.
Digital Twin Market Worth $35.8 Billion by 2025 Digital Twin Market Worth $35.8 Billion by 2025
Press Release Issued by MarketsandMarkets
According to a report by MarketsandMarkets the digital twin market is estimated to grow from USD 3.8 billion in 2019 to USD 35.8 billion by 2025.
Management Changes and New Member at CIMdata Management Changes and New Member at CIMdata
Press Release Issued by CIMdata
Experienced PLM Professional, Craig A. Brown, joins CIMdata and CIMdata president Peter Bilello is appointed as Chief Executive Officer.
Dassault Earnings, FDA Partnership & Aviation Collaboration Dassault Earnings, FDA Partnership & Aviation Collaboration
Announcement by Dassault Systemes
Dassault Systemes has announced an extended FDA Partnership, Dassault Aviation collaboration and 2nd quarter earnings.
Protolabs Launches  Capabilities for Metal 3D Printing Protolabs Launches Capabilities for Metal 3D Printing
Press Release Issued by Protolabs
Protolabs now offers production capabilities for its metal 3D printing service and an all-new color-matching system for its plastic injection molding service.
SolidWorks Partners
Origin Releases Latest Version of CheckMate Origin Releases Latest Version of CheckMate
Press Release Issued by Origin International
The SOLIDWORKS add-in features a new Measure All feature that analyzes the SOLIDWORKS CAD and converts all hole, cylinder and surface plane features.
myCADtools Achieves SOLIDWORKS Certified Product Status myCADtools Achieves SOLIDWORKS Certified Product Status
Press Release Issued by Visiativ
Visiativ's myCADtools now supports the latest SOLIDWORKS releases and has full integration into SOLIDWORKS. They offer more than 50 CAD tools.
ASCENT Offers SOLIDWORKS Titles ASCENT Offers SOLIDWORKS Titles
Press Release Issued by ASCENT
ASCENT has expanded its courseware catalogue to include content for SOLIDWORKS and CAMWorks software.
Seebo Launches IoT Add-in for SOLIDWORKS
Press Release Issued by Seebo
Seebo's add-in lets users turn 3D designs into a visual model of the entire IoT system, and get auto-generated specs, simulations, and analytics.
Stratasys Teams with Dassault and Prosthetics Company Stratasys Teams with Dassault and Prosthetics Company
Press Release Issued by Stratasys
Stratasys has partnered with Dassault Systemes and Easton LaChappelle on a 3D printing prosthetics initiative called Unlimited Tomorrow.
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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Decals
When I apply a decal on a face of a subject, in some cases the decal also appears mirrored on the opposite side of the…
5 Things to Check When Your Simulation Results are Wrong in SOLIDWORKS Simulation
This article by CAPINC points out five things to check when your simulation results are wrong. Check it out here: http://www.solidworkscommunity.com/feature_full.php?cpfeatureid=116196…
Installation Manager Cannot Find Required Source Files
A common hurdle to a pair or update of the SOLIDWORKS application is a failure of the Installation manager to locate the source files that…
Why Does My Machine Crash So Often?
Crashes may happen for a multitude of reasons. The main reasons we find are due to unsupported hardware or drivers. Read this article from GoEngineer…
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…