Explore and configure the platform settings for content access rules and maturity. Understand the lifecycle of SOLIDWORKS content. Examine the settings to configure access to content. Add a transition to a maturity graph. Add a control rule to a transition.
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23 days ago
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Review additional resources available to SOLIDWORKS users and platform administrators. Access platform help topics. Connect to SOLIDWORKS specific communities. Explore resources provided in the SOLIDWORKS community wiki.
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Explore and configure the platform settings for revision and lifecycle control. Understand revision naming rules. Examine the settings used to configure revision schemes. Review access rules for lifecycle and collaboration commands. Explore a SOLIDWORKS lifecycle scenario using the default revision scheme.
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23 days ago
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Configure platform options and settings used for naming and numbering SOLIDWORKS platform content when saved. Turn on the platform Auto-name setting and understand its interaction with specific SOLIDWORKS Save options. Configure the platform Content Naming Rules used for naming SOLIDWORKS content. Understand and configure an Enterprise Item Number. Set an Enterprise Item Number in SOLIDWORKS. Map the SOLIDWORKS property ‘Engineering Partnumber’ to a SOLIDWORKS drawing title block.
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23 days ago
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Create platform attributes and map SOLIDWORKS properties to platform content. Review platform content types generated from SOLIDWORKS files. Add and deploy attributes to platform content. Map SOLIDWORKS properties to content attributes. Validate attribute mappings.
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23 days ago
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Configure the SOLIDWORKS specific platform configuration options and settings. Explore the SOLIDWORKS Save options. Understand the SOLIDWORKS Open options.
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23 days ago
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Use the platform administrator tools to create and configure a design environment for SOLIDWORKS users. Review the administrator dashboards and platform manager role. Add to a custom administrator dashboard. Create a user group. Create a 3DSwym community and add members. Create a collaborative space and add members. Create and share a dashboard.
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23 days ago
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An introduction to the many types view manipulation for parts, assemblies, and drawings. Explore the different types of views. Understand how to manipulate views using menus, the keyboard, mouse, and reference triad.
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3 months ago
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More than just still images, SOLIDWORKS Visualize has the capability to output videos of animations. Master the settings of the Animation Timeline to create animations for parts, models, cameras, appearances and more. Explore the Animation Timeline and its options. Understand how to add and manipulate keyframes in a couple different ways. Learn the Output Tools options to create videos from your Visualize animations. Available in Visualize Professional.
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3 months ago
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Included with SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional, the integrated Render Queue instantly boosts productivity by allowing you to “stack” up render jobs to be completed at a later time. Use the Render Queue to stay productive during the day, and let the renders complete overnight. Discover how easy it is to send jobs to the integrated Render Queue. Explore the simple interface of the Render Queue. Understand the difference between sending render jobs to your local machine or to a dedicated Visualize Boost machine (network rendering). Available in Visualize Professional.
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3 months ago
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Use design tables to quickly create many configurations that change the suppression states of components, mates, and assembly features. Also, you can use design tables to configure the dimensions of mates and assembly features. Understand the options when creating a design table. Use data validation to restrict values entered in the design table. Set configuration properties to control new mates and components. Change the configuration of components in the assembly design table.
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4 months ago
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Add materials to parts for calculations of mass properties, for use with SOLIDWORKS Simulation, and to modify the appearance of the part. Define the material for a part. Add a custom material to a part. Use configurations to assign different materials to a part.
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4 months ago
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Use standard mates to constrain the degrees of freedom of components relative to other components or reference geometry such as planes or axes. Learn about standard mate types such as coincident, concentric, and more. Understand how selected entities such as faces, edges, vertices, planes, or axes determines the available mate types.
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4 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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4 months ago
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Create ellipses and slots as entities in a sketch. Learn about the variety of tools you can use to create ellipses and slots. Understand when you might choose the different ellipse and slot tools based on points in the center or along the perimeter of the ellipse or slot.
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4 months ago
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Create circles and arcs as entities in a sketch. Learn about the variety of tools you can use to create circles and arc. Understand when you might choose the different circle and arc tools based on points in the center or along the perimeter of the circle or arc.
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4 months ago
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Create rectangles as entities in a sketch. Learn about the variety of tools you can use to create rectangles. Understand when you might choose the different rectangle tools based on the center and corners of the rectangle.
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4 months ago
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Create lines and centerlines as entities in a sketch. Understand the options for creating lines in a sketch. Draw lines that are vertical, horizontal, or at a specified angle. Use centerlines for relations and dimensions to facilitate the creation of model geometry.
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4 months ago
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Understand the importance of picking the correct sketch plane for starting a part. Choose the starting feature and starting sketch plane for a part. Understand how the choice of a starting sketch plane can affect the drawing.
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4 months ago
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Use the Physical Dynamics options when moving components to allow realistic interaction between assembly components. Physical dynamics identifies collisions between faces and allows components to push one another when they come into contact. Understand options within the Move Component command. Use the Physical Dynamics option to simulate interaction between components being moved. Understand the limitations of using Physical Dynamics versus a Motion Study. Learn how to troubleshoot issues when using the physical dynamics option.
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4 months ago
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Exploded views can be created in assemblies to assist in detailing and visualizing components. Learn how to create an exploded view in an assembly. Use the options within the Exploded View command to explode single and multiple components. Understand the options for exploding sub-assemblies. Automate spacing for multiple components in a chain explode step. Learn how to animate explode steps.
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4 months ago
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The SOLIDWORKS user interface (UI) can be modified to suit your needs by displaying the tools you use most. You can rearrange the display of toolbars and the CommandManager and add your own keyboard shortcuts and mouse gestures. Turn tabs on and off in the CommandManager. Learn how to dock and undock toolbars and panes. Add commands to toolbars. Add keyboard shortcuts. Customize mouse gestures.
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4 months ago
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Learn how to create two types of interactive outputs, Interactive and Panoramic. Both of these render types create a set of images like an animation, but instead of stitching them into a movie, they are instead stitched together to create an interactive rendering accessible from an HTML link. Understand the important use cases for Visualize’s interactive outputs Learn how to set-up your scene for generating Interactive & Panoramic outputs. Tell a deeper story with your 3D data with interactive outputs. Available in Visualize Professional.
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4 months ago
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Create photo-quality content in a snap with the professional image and video output options available in SOLIDWORKS Visualize. Understand how each output settings can be adjusted with ease to achieve the desired photo-quality result. Explore the several output option types to create photo-quality content. Understand which options to use to achieve the desired photo-quality result. Save commonly use render settings as Render Profiles.
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4 months ago
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