In our last blog article, we examined the difference between perpetual and term licenses and how you might leverage both license types to meet all your license entitlement needs. We also looked at SOLIDWORKS commitment to offer and support perpetual licenses well into the foreseeable future. Today we will examine the two choices within perpetual licensing from SOLIDWORKS – which are Standalone and SNL (SolidNetWork Licenses). Standalone licenses, as the name implies, are intended for an
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Hello to all, Welcome to this new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News, coauthored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide. It’s SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base Month! OK, that’s not really true: Every month is SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base Month! Do you count yourself among the thousands of SOLIDWORKS professionals who search the Knowledge Base (KB) each month to find answers to questions and solutions to problems?
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Choosing the right digital tools is becoming a critical aspect of business strategy for today’s companies. When those tools are the ones you entrust with creating your company’s new products, the lifeblood of product development organizations, choosing the right ones becomes vitally important. There are so many factors to take into consideration when considering software vendors to partner with; an important one is the financial strength of that company.
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Warning: SOLIDWORKS System Resources Running Low This blog is for those unlucky individuals working in SOLIDWORKS are persistently annoyed by this message. You check the Task Manager, only to find that there are still plenty of RAM left; not even at 50% capacity. Most of the time, you are likely to ignore or dismiss this message and just continue working.
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Hello to all, Welcome to this new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News, coauthored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide. NEW Functionality: Import SOLIDWORKS Bill of Materials into SOLIDWORKS Composer By Jennifer Tashiro With the latest version of SOLIDWORKS Composer, you can now import SOLIDWORKS Bill of Materials (BOM) directly into SOLIDWORKS Composer. This means that you can repurpose even more of your 3D CAD data and save more time when creating technical
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Hello to all, Welcome to this new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News, coauthored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide. Introducing NEW SOLIDWORKS Self-Paced eCourses on MySolidWorks.com By Joe Rousseau We all know that learning in a classroom is one of the best ways to learn SOLIDWORKS, but sometimes it’s not possible to attend a live class. You need the convenience to learn what you want, where you want. SOLIDWORKS is pleased to announce a library of self-
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Hello to all, Welcome to this new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News, coauthored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide. Live from SOLIDWORKS World 2017 in Los Angeles At the time I am writing this, the conference is still rocking in Los Angeles, California. We are 6000 passionate participants eager to learn, network, and have fun. As usual, the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support team make their presence felt: we share knowledge, best practices, tips, and tricks
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Hello to all, Welcome to this new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News, coauthored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide. Vote to promote the best ideas to the Top Ten List There isn’t much time left to vote for your favorite ideas to the SOLIDWORKS World Top Ten List. You have until January 20, 2017. With more than 600 ideas posted by the community, you have plenty to choose from.
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Hello to all, Welcome to this new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News, coauthored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide. Hurry to submit your ideas to the Top Ten List There isn’t much time left to submit your ideas to the SOLIDWORKS World Top Ten List. December 15, 2016 is the end for new idea submissions. The next day is when voting on all ideas begins.
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Hello to all, Welcome to this new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News, coauthored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide. Shape the future of SOLIDWORKS with the SOLIDWORKS Top Ten List The SOLIDWORKS World Top Ten List is now open for submitting ideas in preparation for SOLIDWORKS World 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California from February 5-8, 2017. During the event, the Top Ten user voted ideas from this forum will be showcased.
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Should I upgrade my software? I like my car. I like my jacket. I like my laptop.
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Hello to all, Welcome to this new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News, coauthored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide. Understanding sheet metal flat pattern and folded mass specifications By Mario Iocco In SOLIDWORKS 2016 we implemented an additional way to view the weight of a sheet metal body. This new property is called “Flattened Mass.” (Fig. 1.) fig1 A sheet metal body has a folded state and a flat pattern (flatten) state. In the past, the custom
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Hello to all, Welcome to this new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News, coauthored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide. Best Tips & Tricks from Forum users The forums are a great source of information, and some of the users provide genuine gems of advice for all who care. So go check out the SOLIDWORKS Forums. All can read, but you need to log in to participate.
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“Garbage in, gospel out.” A slightly different take on the old adage, this is many people’s perspective on analysis results. But us engineers know better, right? Simulation results are generally only as good as the inputs to the problem.
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Hello to all, Welcome to this new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News, coauthored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide. Augmented reality in eDrawings App By Sagar Gokulchand AGRAWAL Augmented Reality (AR) is a way of combining the real and the virtual worlds by overlaying digital data onto real-world views. It’s a live, direct or indirect view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are “augmented” by input such as video or graphics. As such,
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Hello to all, Welcome to this new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News, coauthored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide. Get hotfixes sooner Until now, most users like you would become aware of the available hotfixes only after they had experienced the problem, reported it and been informed of their existence. To avoid the frustration and loss of time, SOLIDWORKS created new web page which includes a list of hotfixes available for recent service packs: www.
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