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How to Show Model Sketch(es) in Drawing Views in SOLIDWORKS

      An old question “Is it possible to show a model sketch in drawing?” which I see comes often at various SOLIDWORKS forums, email discussions, groups, etc. The answer to this question is very simple and it is Yes. Here are quick steps on how to do that. 1 Have the drawing active in which you want to show the model view. 2 Make sure that Sketches are set to show. This can be checked and set from heads-up…
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SOLIDWORKS 2017 SP 1.0 EV (Early Visibility) is available for download

      SOLIDWORKS 2017 SP 1.0 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 https://customerportal.SOLIDWORKS.com and click Download Software and Updates to get access to the update. Make sure you’re registered for Early Visibility Program* to get access and notified for early visibility releases. For registering for Early Visibility Program*, log into your SOLIDWORKS Portal account, go to my profile and select the option “Notify me for…
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SOLIDWORKS 2016 SP 5.0 is available for download

    SOLIDWORKS 2016 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 get access to the update.   For a listing of SPR’s fixed, check Listing of Software Performance Reports (SPRs). *P.S: Login required for access. Full access requires an active Subscription Service contract.

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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What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2017: Shorten Assembly FeatureManager Tree

    SOLIDWORKS 2017 SP 0 is available to Download!. And if you’ve Professional or Premium version then don’t forget your complimentary seat of Visualize Standard. There has been many enhancements to the new version which have help many users to improve their current workflow and overcome some of the earlier limitations. I’ll be sharing/explaining some of the cool enhancements which I feel would be helpful to majority of SOLIDWORKS users. Shorten Assembly FeatureManager Tree In earlier versions if you’ve same…
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