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Learn how to quickly create, adjust and add new Appearances, either from scratch or from the Visualize Cloud Library. Modify existing Appearances quickly and easily. Create and apply new Appearances. Explore the Visualize Cloud Library and add professional-grade assets to your projects. Learn the Shift-click shortcut to speed up application of Appearances.
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1 month ago
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Configurations enable you to compare several different design directions, all within a single Visualize project. This lesson examines how to easily create configurations of varying appearances, camera settings, scenes, or part visibility to establish several design directions to make choosing the final solution much easier. Create multiple configurations for varying design directions. Use the Base Configuration to make changes to all existing Configurations. Render all configurations with a single button click. Available in Visualize Professional.
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1 month ago
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Discover how to create groups, split parts, use the Preview Options, and, for SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional users, add “Baked Lighting” to a project. Located in the Models Tab, the Scene Tree is the keeper of your 3D data and can help organize your project. Explore all the options and features available in the Models Tab. Learn how to organize your model into parts and groups to make complex animations much easier. Use the handy Part Splitter tool for extracting parts directly within Visualize to apply separate appearances. Understand the benefits of Baked Lighting for realtime presentations.
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1 month ago
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Users new to SOLIDWORKS Visualize can use the integrated Easy Mode, which offers a minimalist UI with only the viewport and five steps listed across the bottom, to direct you through fresh import to creating final images. Discover how quick and easy it can be to set-up and create images in Visualize. Utilize the easy 5-step process to import, paint, light, adjust and take photos of your 3D data. Navigate through the intuitive floating windows to prepare your model for final render. Load predefined Render Profiles for one-click rendering.
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1 month ago
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Become a pro in SOLIDWORKS Visualize by mastering the interface and commonly used features. Explore the four main sections of the interface and learn how to unlock the power of photo-quality raytracing. Explore the four main sections of the interface. Understand the raytracing modes within Visualize. Become comfortable with the camera manipulation hotkeys. Learn how to use the integrated Visualize Cloud Library.
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1 month ago
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Review these learning modules to prepare for the CSWPA – Sheet Metal exam. Understand the areas of the SOLIDWORKS software that you must review prior to taking the exam. Learn about base flange, edge flange, sketched bend, closed corners, and other topics for the CSWPA – Sheet Metal exam. Review the questions from the sample exam.
Learning Path
2 months ago
Learn about SOLIDWORKS Product Data Management (PDM) to help you get your design data under control and substantially improve the way your teams manage and collaborate on product development.
Learning Path
2 months ago
Understand how contacts can be used when analyzing the natural vibration of assembly structures. Analyze the mode shapes, which correspond to resonant frequencies, in an assembly. Test various contact conditions to analyze structure stiffness.
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2 months ago
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Understand the Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert exam. Identify the benefits of becoming certified. Learn about some of the SOLIDWORKS skills you need to achieve certification.
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2 months ago
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Use the Move Face and Delete Face tools to modify non-parametric, imported geometry. Increase the size of a model by moving faces of the body. Remove and patch filleted faces of a model by deleting the faces. Increase the diameter of a cylindrical boss by offsetting the cylindrical face.
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2 months ago
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Insert annotations into existing drawing views, including custom notes, geometric tolerances, and blocks. Create annotations and symbols. Create blocks from geometry and notes. Save a block to a file. Insert a block into a drawing.
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2 months ago
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Revolve sketch profiles about an axis to add or remove material. Create sketches, with the proper entities, relations, and dimensions that facilitate revolved features. Understand some of the options for revolved features.
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2 months ago
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Contour selection options allow individual contours to be selected within a sketch. By making use of contour selection techniques, a single sketch can be used to produce multiple features. Use the Contour Select Tool to pre-select contours for a feature. Use the Selected Contours options for a feature to define areas of a sketch to use. Use a single sketch to generate multiple features. Understand the icons displayed when using selected contours and sharing sketches.
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2 months ago
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Use sketch relations and dimensions to fully define a sketch. Understand the status of a sketch, either under defined, fully defined, or over defined. Evaluate a sketch to determine why it is under defined.
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2 months ago
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Use sketch relations to fully define a sketch and capture design intent. Learn about automatic sketch relations and sketch relations that you add manually. Add relations between two lines to understand common sketch relations. Add relations between circles and arcs to observe additional sketch relations.
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2 months ago
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Create a flattened annotation route for use in a 2D drawing. Insert and edit different tables displaying information pertaining to the route. Distinguish between annotation style and manufacture style drawings. Use the Flatten Route tool to create the flattened route and drawing. Learn to insert, edit and adjust an electrical BOM, cut list, connector table, and auto balloon in the drawing. Learn to edit flattened route.
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2 months ago
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Use the ConfigurationManager to add configurations to an assembly and show two versions of its components. Also, explore the advanced options of configuration properties. Use the ConfigurationManager to add configurations to an assembly. Use the advanced options of the configuration properties to control new components and mates. Create two versions of the assembly to represent different available components.
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2 months ago
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Explode the various methods for moving and rotating components, including dragging, using the triad, and setting the options in the PropertyManager. Explore the options for detecting collisions between components. Calculate the minimum clearance distance between components. Move and rotate a component by dragging, using the triad, or using the options in the PropertyManager. Identify the clearance between options when moving components. Detect collisions between moving components and other components.
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2 months ago
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Add fasteners from the Toolbox library to the hole wizard holes and cylindrical cuts on selected faces or to an entire assembly. Add a sensor to monitor property values. Set up an alert to notify you if the property value is outside acceptable limits. Automatically add fasteners to an assembly. Edit the settings for the default fasteners. Edit existing fasteners. Add washers and nuts to secure fasteners.
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2 months ago
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Animate an assembly from a first-person perspective. Create walkthrough animations. Position the camera throughout the animation sequence. Align the camera to a sketch path throughout the animation sequence. Save animations as AVI files.
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2 months ago
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In this course you will learn how to solve fluid flow and heat transfer problems using SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation. SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation is an easy to use computational fluid dynamics software package.
eCourse
4 months ago
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The goal of this course is to introduce you to the SOLIDWORKS Application Programming Interface (API). The API is used to automate redundant and lengthy design tasks using SOLIDWORKS software and to create completed engineering applications that can run both inside and outside of the SOLIDWORKS application.
eCourse
4 months ago
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The goal of this course is to teach you how to use the Mold Tools in SOLIDWORKS. In addition, manual surface modeling techniques will be introduced which can assist with solving mold making problems.
eCourse
4 months ago
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The goal of this course is to teach you the fundamental skills and concepts of routing including how to create piping, tubing, electrical ducting, cable tray, and HVAC routes.
eCourse
4 months ago
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