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SAVE THE DATE for SolidWorks 2013!

SolidWorks 2013 CAD Software

Reserve Your Sneak Peek at 3D Design Simplified!

OCTOBER 2, 2012

Come to a SolidWorks 2013 Launch Event and see powerful new products and features that make your design process even more productive:

SolidWorks 2013 CAD Software

–     New products and design tools to simplify complex tasks

  •  –     New tools for easier and faster model creation
  •  –     Wider connectivity to expand collaboration
  •  –     And much more!




Early Registration is Open – RSVP now!

**Be on the look-out for more details to come!**

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Free SolidWorks Webcast – What’s new in SolidWorks 2012?

Please join the SolidWorks technical team for our complimentary webcast series.  This month we’ll show you SolidWorks’ latest offerings and solutions of the 2012 release.

Date: Friday November 18th
Topic: What’s New in 2012

SolidWorks Premium Webinar / Time –  11:00am CST:
Experience faster design, shorter development times, better collaboration, and amazing performance.  We will show you the new automated functionality to improved part and assembly performance tools. SolidWorks 2012 is truly design that drives our customers’ businesses. Register Now

SolidWorks Simulation Webinar / Time –  12:00pm CST
There are several enhancements in SolidWorks Simulation 2012 product line for different modules in Simulation, Motion, Flow and sustainability. In this presentation, we review these enhancements and demonstrate a few of the more important ones specifically. Register Now

SolidWorks Data Management Webinar / Time –  1:00pm CST
SolidWorks Enterprise PDM enables real time design collaboration. This webinar will give an overview of core functionalities,  and  typical use case examples. We will also be demonstrating the latest features in the new 2012 version.  Register Now

SolidWorks 3DVIA Webinar / Time –  2:00pm CST
3DVIA Composer 2012 brings 3D data to life by offering enhanced lifelike look and feel capabilities.  We’ve made publishing professional content more flexible and easier.  We’ve also enhanced our interactive web capabilities.  Join us and see what these benefits means to you.  Register Now


Adding Custom Weldment Properties

Do you use a lot of Weldments? Are there missing properties that you need to add? There are two ways to automatically add custom properties. The first method would be used if you are using multiple different weldment profiles at random depending on your application. For example, you use multiple sizes of square tube but also multiple sizes of rectangular tube. The first method would keep you from having to repeat the same steps on dozens of files. The second method is for users who only have a few weldment sizes that they use on a regular basis.

Method 1: You can have SoldWorks automatically add a custom weldment property to new cutlist item folders by right clicking on the weldment icon and choosing properties. See image left. Add properties to this dialog and then when new folders are automatically created SolidWorks will add the custom property to the new folder for this file. If you are doing this often enough, you can create a custom part template that already has the “weldment” feature in the feature tree with the standard property already listed in it. This will keep you from manually adding custom properties to many weldment profile files.

Method 2: Also, it is possible to add a custom property to your weldment profiles to get specific properties and values from the cross-section. To do this, open the weldment profile from your SolidWorks Common Data folder then setup the custom property as you would any other part file then save the library feature part as well.

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Upcoming SolidWorks Training in Oklahoma City

We will be having a  CSWP (Certified  SolidWorks Professional) Test Preparation Class next week!

Class Details: Thursday, November 18th from 8:00am – 5:00pm

This class is in Oklahoma City and only costs $350 per person.

If you or someone  you know would like to attend, please contact us as soon as  possible.

p.s. Remember CSWP’s  receive special benefits from SolidWorks and those attending SolidWorks World  are allowed into the “CSWP Event” that’s not open to anyone else! (SolidWorks  World is in San Antonio this year!)