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SolidWorks World 2014 – last call for “EARLY BIRD 1 SAVINGS”!!

Are you planning to attend SolidWorks World 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California, USA and haven’t registered yet? Also looking to save some dime on the registration? If yes, then today is the last to save $200 on registration!  Save $200 off a full conference registration when you register by the first Early Bird deadline of October 25, 2013 i.e TODAY!! If you are first timer to SWW check this as “Why you should attend“. The SWW 2014…
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SolidWorks 2013 SP 5.0 is available for download

SolidWorks 2013 SP 5.0 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 https://customerportal.solidworks.com and click Download Software and Updates to access the update.   P.S: Login required for access. Full access requires an active Subscription Service contract.

SolidWorks 2014: Pack and Go but Toolbox, Sorry NO

Another cool enhancement in SolidWorks 2014, leave Toolbox components while you do Pack and Go. Yes with SolidWorks 2014, users have the ability to leave Toolbox parts behind. The advantage is clearly simple, maintaining the toolbox reference from the location meant for toolbox and not the new folder OR the zip file created by pack and go. I remember how big hassle it was to deal with toolbox parts when I did the pack and go to make a copy…
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SolidWorks 2014: Creating Angular Running/Ordinate Dimensions

Another cool enhancement in SolidWorks 2014 Angular Running/Ordinate Dimensions. No more workaround 🙂 Here are the quick steps: 1. Within an open drawing, click on Angular running dimensions under Dimensions (make sure you have view on which you want to do the Angular Running/Ordinate Dimensions). 2. Pick the center mark in the view. 3. Position the 0 value as required. 4. Select other center mark or points/edges and dimensions will be populated and placed  5. If you need the chain…
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SolidWorks 2014: Creating Slots from the Hole Wizard

This is one of most interesting enhancement many users have been waiting for. Now creating Slots from the Hole Wizard is very simple and one can avoid creating multiple features or design library feature to do that. You can define a slot just like you would a hole, and detail your design faster and with less error. SolidWorks 2014 lets you automatically generate a slot based on fastener/hardware size, and limit range of fasteners/hardware automatically via the slot mate. Here…
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