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What’s New in SolidWorks 2013: Section View Assist – Part 1
SolidWorks 2012 and prior had two separate tools to create section views in drawings, Section View and Aligned Section View. Although these were very capable tools, there was two different workflows to create cutting lines for section views based on which tool was chosen. The two types of section views where not interchangeable. Both used sketches more [more...
What’s New in SolidWorks 2013: Intersect (Wow!)
SolidWorks 2013 introduces a new and powerful tool called Intersect. Intersect enables you to perform complex operations to quickly combine surfaces, planes and solid bodies in practically any way you need without the need for multiple cut, trim and fill features. The tool’s visual interface allows you to do all the experimenting you’ll need in order [more...
SolidWorks World 2013 Top Ten Enhancement Request
There seems to be a nearly a whole new list of items in the SolidWorks World 2013 Top Ten list this year. A pure performance request made the top of the list this year. Plus, users are asking for more version interoperability. A couple of items are already on the list for SolidWorks 2014, according [more...
SolidWorks World 2013: General Session Day 2
SolidWorks World 2013 General Session Day 2 had two great examples of technology that will be eventually be used to take over the world. Professor Vijay Kumar of the University of Pennsylvania was a great speaker that talked extensively about synchronized quadcopters that could also be used in search and rescue operations (or proletariat suppression [more...
Smartphone and laptop strategy at SolidWorks World 2013
I wrote an article last year on the topic of keeping charged up and linked while at SolidWorks World. I’ve updated this for SolidWorks World 2013. There are unique challenges at the Swan and Dolphin. Also, SolidWorks World is a big event with thousands of tech savvy attendees with tons of mobile and portable devices that hunger [more...
Fake Geek Girls vs. Real Geek Girls?
As we lead into SolidWorks World 2013, a land of geekdom if there ever was one, an interesting meme is making its rounds on the Internet. There seems to be a bunch of hoopla about “fake geek girls”. What’s a fake geek girl? Apparently Urban Dictionary doesn’t have an entry for it yet (as of today [more...
Preparing for the SolidWorks Profession Specialty Exams CSWP CSWE
There is a lot of interest in getting certified as SolidWorks Expert (CSWE). Through there are no official accolades that go long with passing the CSWE, the certificate can garner industry recognition of your established skills. Even as the number of Certified SolidWorks Professional grows (CSWP) due to the online accessibility, the number of those [more...
Revision Clouds in SolidWorks 2013
?Revision clouds is a new annotation type in SolidWorks. The main purpose for revision clouds is to allow you to call attention areas where a revision was made on a drawing. Though revision clouds are not the same as comment clouds in eDrawings, you may also want [more...
SolidWorks Help is being updated frequently based on user feedback
SolidWorks Help is being updated on a regular basis. The primary source for the frequent updates is user feedback through the Feedback on this topic link that you can find at the top of each help topic of the Web Help. SolidWorks appreciates user this feedback. For more information on some recent updates, please check out more [more...
3DVision’s Super Sonic Ping Pong Balls
3DVision Technologies has created a Simulation study of a supersonic ping pong ball. This is almost a how-to guide, including how to apply a Motion study to a static object. Their disclaimer at the end is great, “Disclaimer: No ping pong balls were destroyed as a result of writing this!” Supersonic Ping Pong Ball [more...
Senseless Sunday: Antarctica Water Pie
Antarctica has two species of flowing planets: Antarctic hair grass (Deschampsia antarctica) and Antarctic pearlwort (Colobanthus quitensis). Boston Cream Pie is the the official state dessert of Massachusetts. (Go figure.) Old trees can actually produce more carbon and methane than they absorb. Currently, 400 species of sharks roam on the oceans of Earth. The fastest recorded [more...
How to show off your CSWP on Linkedin
CSWA, CSWP, CSWP advanced modules, and CSWE are all important certifications that demonstrate a person’s skill level with SolidWorks. One of the easiest ways to let others know that you’ve successfully pasted a SolidWorks certification exam is list the certificate on Linkedin.com. There are several ways to do this. A very common method right now is to [more...
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