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Usually when detailing a drawing, we will add a detailed view. Dimensioning this view can be a difficult task, but SolidWorks is always working to make that task easier. One of the tools they have given is an option called foreshortened dimensions. This option allows for the dimension of a radius or diameter to be placed into the view, without regard to the center line or the center point of the part. Please watch the video attached to see how this option works.
One of the SolidWorks 2013 Sneak Peek Features from the SolidWorks Blog…
In SolidWorks 2013, you can exclude selected components in Interference Detection. You can filter components with matching cosmetic threads from Interference Detection results and place them in a separate folder. You can exclude interferences involving hidden components, as well as exclude selected components from Interference Detection results. Optionally, you can specify to remember components to exclude from session to session. This video shows how this applies to cosmetic threads.
You can visit the new SolidWorks 2013 website to see all the major updates and check out more videos. In the meantime, if you want to learn more about how SolidWorks can help your business, check out the videos in the Demo library.
If you are in the surrounding Tulsa area and are interested in SolidWorks, you can sign up for our 2013 Launch Event here!
Come to a SolidWorks 2013 Launch Event and see powerful new products and features that make your design process even more productive:
– New products and design tools to simplify complex tasks
**Be on the look-out for more details to come!**
Each release of SolidWorks is preceded by a beta program. Participating in beta programs gives you the opportunity to test the new release, identify any critical issues, and submit bugs for correction before the SP0 release.
SolidWorks 2013 includes many new user-driven enhancements – along with some entirely new areas of functionality.
SolidWorks 2013 Beta is now available. For all you curious people out there, you can now download and install SolidWorks 2013 Beta, just log in to the Customer Portal to sign up today! (If you need help logging in, click here)
Learn about the fun contests and valuable prizes for Beta participants!!
The Beta program has evolved into an active and vibrant community where users and resellers candidly share their feedback directly with SolidWorks R&D team members. Last year, close to 1800 testers participated in the program.
“I like that there is still some chance to fix things that matter to me, before the software is released… The better job I do in Beta, the better it will run here at our place with everyone.” said Wayne Tiffany, Senior Machine Designer at Automatic Systems, Inc.
If you have some free time you should give it a shot, just remember to backup any files before working with the beta release. Good luck and happy testing!
eDrawings is the only CAD viewer on iPad that allows you to view native eDrawings files as well as native SolidWorks parts, assemblies and drawings files. In addition, eDrawings allows convenient viewing of DWG and DXF files.
Multi-touch gestures let you pan, zoom, and rotate models easily. eDrawings also supports configurations, drawing sheets, and exploded views for eDrawings files published from SolidWorks and all other supported CAD software.
Since the initial release on May 1, an update is now available, with the following changes:
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