Training Catalog
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DraftSight is a feature-rich CAD tool for every type of design. This course will take you through the basics of DraftSight, from managing drawings with the 3DEXPERIENCE to using core tools that can complete any design and publish to a hard copy of PDF. Learn how to create and modify designs, clarify with dimensions, and use blocks to simplifying the drawing content. After completing the learning path, put your knowledge to the test and showcase your experience by taking the DraftSight Associate Certification.
Learning Path
4 days ago
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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1 month ago
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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1 month ago
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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1 month ago
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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1 month ago
Configure the SOLIDWORKS specific platform configuration options and settings. Explore the SOLIDWORKS Save options. Understand the SOLIDWORKS Open options.
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1 month ago
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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1 month ago
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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1 month ago
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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1 month ago
Discover how to analyze a portion of a larger assembly to save time and to get more accurate results using submodeling. Create a submodel study from a parent study. Discover how loads transfer automatically into a submodel study. Save time and computational resources while maintaining accurate results. Use eDrawings to save the results.
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2 months ago
Generate and interpret the results of the CFD analysis using FloXpress. Use the same setup on different configurations of a model. Interpret flow paths that demonstrate the fluid behavior within the enclosed volume of a model.
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2 months ago
Review the basic functionality of the SOLIDWORKS Dynamics module. Show activation of SOLIDWORKS Simulation Add-In. Review the available modules for specific dynamic load times.
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2 months ago
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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2 months ago
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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2 months ago
Easily manage all the environments, lights and backplates from the Scenes Tab to light your project like a virtual photo studio. Learn how to add and adjust HDRs and position your model perfectly into a backplate. Light your CAD data simply with just a single HDR. Add and switch between multiple HDRs to find your desired lighting effect. Adjust commonly used settings for each HDR. Use a backplate to place your model into any scene.
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2 months ago
Adding decals to a part is a good way to add logos and touchscreens to your Visualize scenes without having to incorporate them into the actual model design. They function just like digital stickers, and can be easily added to a part, moved around, and changed with appearances. Easily drag and drop to add decals to your project. Understand how to manipulate decals and the available settings. Apply appearances to decals that already exist in your scene.
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2 months ago
Texture maps are great tools for adding extra realism to appearances. This lesson debunks the mystery of texture maps, shows how to precisely control them, and enables anyone to become a master of textures. Become comfortable with the four types of texture mapping available in Visualize: Color, Alpha, Specular, and Bump. Add texture maps and learn how to manipulate them using several texture mapping modes. Add free professional pre-textured appearances to your own Visualize projects by downloading them from the Visualize Cloud Library, integrated within the interface.
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2 months ago
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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2 months ago
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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2 months ago
Explore the assembly modeling portion of the CSWA exam. Review the techniques used to insert components and add mates to build the assembly in the sample CSWA exam. Review the sample CSWA exam.
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2 months ago
Use certification exams to measure your knowledge and competency with SOLIDWORKS software. Identify the three major levels of certification and the specialist exams. Navigate the certification page of the SOLIDWORKS web page. Learn how to create an account and purchase an exam.
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2 months ago
Learn how to do thermal analysis while considering radiation, conduction and convection. Obtain accurate thermal results by considering the effects of conduction, convection and radiation. Measure temperature and heat flux.
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2 months ago
Learn how to combine loads in different configurations using the Load Case Manager. Discover how the combined effect of different loading conditions affects your design. Combine live and dead loads into your analysis. Use equations to conveniently combine loads.
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2 months ago
This series covers contact hierarchy, pin connectors and spring connectors. Apply material to pin connectors to analyze strength. Create springs with preload to account for spring tension. Use contact hierarchy to control contacts.
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2 months ago