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Dynamic Highlighting in SOLIDWORKS...Okay what is it? And how do I turn it off when I want to? Dynamic Highlighting is under your SOLIDWORKS System Options. How to turn off "Dynamic highlight from graphics view" from your SOLIDWORKS System Options.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2016 at CATI Tech Notes
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There's a way to get fast, easy measurements without invoking the Measurement Tool Well...how? By selecting certain attributes of the model, you will get information in your Status Bar at the bottom right of your SOLIDWORKS session. Select a single... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2016 at CATI Tech Notes
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Have you ever opened up a SOLIDWORKS part file with a bunch of unnecessary but suppressed features in the Feature Tree? So you do a little more investigation to see if this is a configured part which the features are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2016 at CATI Tech Notes
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How take advantage of your SOLIDWORKS subscription services to get yourself certified! Step 1. Log in your solidworks.com account Step 2. Click on CERTIFICATIONS link Step 3. Click on the "Certification Offers for Subscription Service Customers" This is where you... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2016 at CATI Tech Notes
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I came across this question working support the other week. How do you import a multibody step file part and save it as an assembly and into individual parts? Note: Turn on your SOLIDWORKS FeatureWorks add-in Now, in SOLIDWORKS 2016... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2016 at CATI Tech Notes
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Have you ever wanted to add a note to a drawing but you didn’t want to cover up the geometry? Well this is where using a watermark in your drawing will allow you to do that. Right click on drawing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2016 at CATI Tech Notes
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My geometry is not scaled at 1:1 after I save my SOLIDWORKS drawings files as either a DWG or DXF file format. How can I fix this problem? In order to save a SOLIDWORKS drawing file as a 2D CAD... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2016 at CATI Tech Notes
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What is the fastest way to either Move or Copy Features in your SOLIDWORKS Part file. First Left Mouse Button (LMB) select the feature you want (Chamfer1 in our part example below). Hold down the LMB and drag feature(Chamfer1) to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2016 at CATI Tech Notes
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Some of you will VERY happy about this...well probably most of you. Check you later! Don Glaske Sr. Application Engineer Computer Aided Technology Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2016 at CATI Tech Notes
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I ran into this recently via a customer request. They wanted to suppress all sketch relations on certain sketches. First, go to the Sketch tab in the Command Manager, click on the Display/Delete Relations. Then go to the Relations dialogue... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2016 at CATI Tech Notes
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How do I find certain features, commands or any other items you’re looking for while using SOLIDWORKS. Just click on your command search button seen below and then type in what you are looking for… SOLIDWORKS will filter what you... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2015 at CATI Tech Notes
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SOLIDWORKS 2016 now gives you the ability to search with filtered access to content with the MySolidWorks website. It allows you to search within multiple categories at one time. If you expand the MySolidWorks option of the Search menu as... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2015 at CATI Tech Notes
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Complex Swept Flange You can now apply cuts into Complex Swept Flanges and the cuts will follow through to be accurately represented in the sheet metal flat pattern geometry in SOLIDWORKS 2016. Edge Flange The Edge Flange feature is one... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2015 at CATI Tech Notes
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Mate Controller is a NEW feature in SOLIDWORKS 2016 Before SOLIDWOWRKS 2016, the mate controller is here to help you take control of your assemblies which may have many degrees of freedom. This can make changing positions of items in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2015 at CATI Tech Notes
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Who hasn't received an imported part before and the Isometric View was jacked up like this? Ugh!!! This could've happened due to a couple of other reasons as well, such as: Was the sketch drawn initially on the wrong plane?... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2015 at CATI Tech Notes
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DWF/DWG File Mapping From SOLIDWORKS Use File Mapping when you want to save your SOLIDWORKS Drawings as 2D drawings with specific layers, line types and colors. File Mapping can be setup and saved as a specific setting. Maybe you want... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2015 at CATI Tech Notes
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