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Fix SOLIDWORKS Animation Toolbar Not Appearing

    You’ve created a nice exploded view and now want to see the animation to visual/verify that exploded view. To do this, you right-click on the exploded view and select Animate Explode/Collapse.   But to your surprise the animation gets started but you do not see the toolbar and finally you’ve to close/quit SOLIDWORKS as you cannot do anything. And if you try to press ESC (just wishing to get over the issue), you get the error message. So…
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SOLIDWORKS Macro: Toggle Group Component Instances

Name/Size: Toggle Group Component Instances* 40k Version/Date: 1.0 30/10/16 Programmer/Copyright: Deepak Gupta www.gupta9665.com Description: Macro to toggle the Group Component Instances option in the active assembly. Works in SOLIDWORKS 2017 and higher versions only. Use under Disclaimer as stated here All macros will be updated/made for SOLIDWORKS 2015. In case you’re running a different version then update/correct the macro reference as suggested here (don’t worry on the fact that video is for fixing missing library error but check the process to…
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SOLIDWORKS Program: Batch Delete Model Design Table

  A small utility to batch delete design table from SOLIDWORKS Model (Part and Assembly files) in a selected folder. User can choose both Part and Assembly or either of these. Also there is option to process files in sub folder(s) also. Use under Disclaimer as stated here Here is a video showing working of the program. Follow the steps below to get this utility free of cost: Download the Generate Key Program. Run the Generate Key Program and that would create a…
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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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Learn SOLIDWORKS Basics and Minions™ Modeling with Fred Fulkerson

LEGO® Minion™

    We all love Minions™, yes we do. He is a cute little buddy with yellow body and sweet blue suit. How cool it would to make a LEGO® Minion™ while learning SOLIDWORKS. OK, here is a book that teaches you basics of SOLIDWORKS along with modeling LEGO® Minion™ SOLIDWORKS Basics is for anyone new to CAD software who wants to learn how to use SOLIDWORKS and for those who want to increase their proficiency in this versatile program. Written by an…
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