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SOLIDWORKS 2015 SP 5.0 is available for download

    SOLIDWORKS 2015 SP 5.0 is finally available for download.   As stated by John Sweeney, Sr. Director, SOLIDWORKS Product Development, the release date was pushed a little to include a couple of additional fixes related to software stability. Starting with SOLIDWORKS 2015 SP 5.0, SOLIDWORKS will be officially supported on Windows 10, 64-bit. SOLIDWORKS 2016 has been already supported on Windows 10, 64-bit. Get more details on system requirements here SolidWorks System Requirements   This service pack is now available to Subscription Service customers….
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SOLIDWORKS 2016: Reduce Mouse Travel with “D” Key

    SOLIDWORKS 2016 gives you a new option to move the Confirmation Corner option next to pointer. The existing method of pressing RMB or right click and select OK from the pop up window still works. But in some cases where you need to click the OK or Cancel button from right top corner or feature manager, can now be brought to near to pointer using the shortcut key “D”. This option works with Part, Assembly and Drawings as…
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SOLIDWORKS 2016: Change Drawing Scale on Fly

    SOLIDWORKS 2016 gives you a new option to change the sheet scale on fly. Unlike the old method where a user has to right-click on the Sheet and select properties and then fill in the required scale, now one can simply select the standard scale from the fly button on right bottom side of the drawing. This would save a lot of mouse clicks and time when switching scales in drawings. For any other scale values that are…
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SOLIDWORKS 2015 SP 5.0 EV (Early Visibility) is available for download

    SOLIDWORKS 2015 SP 5.0 EV is available for download This service pack is now available to Subscription Service customers. To download, click here or log into the SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal at and click Download Software and Updates to get access to the update. Also make sure you’re registered for Early Visibility Program* For registering for Early Visibility Program, log into your SOLIDWORKS Portal account, go to my profile and select the option “Notify me for EV (Early Visibility) access” under My Preferences. *P.S: Login required…
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Let’s Meet in Boston at SOLIDWORKS 2016 Launch

SOLIDWORKS 2016 special launch event

SOLIDWORKS 2016 beta Beta Program ended recently and Pre Release 1 is already available to download.   If you’ve had not any chance to take part in beta or don’t want to dive into pre-release version then here are few ways you can check the new enhancements 1. Be part of SOLIDWORKS 2016 special launch event, live at the Edward Kennedy Institute, Boston on September 22 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM.  REGISTER NOW to reserve your spot to hear what’s new in SOLIDWORKS…
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