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Sam Oanes is an Application Engineer at Alignex, Inc. When Sam isn’t helping customers on the help desk or teaching SOLIDWORKS classes at Alignex, he enjoys running, camping and fishing.

How to Customize Your Drawings with the Line Format Toolbar

Sam Oanes on January 31, 2019 at 11:30 AM

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The Line Format Toolbar can be used in drawings to change an entity’s appearance. Using this toolbar, we have the ability to control an entity’s color, line thickness, and line style. These appearances can be managed through layers to maintain consistency across a series of selections. This blog post will summarize and show how to use these capabilities.

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How to Create Custom Weldment Profiles in SOLIDWORKS

Sam Oanes on September 7, 2017 at 11:30 AM

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If you have worked with SOLIDWORKS there has undoubtedly come a time when you couldn't find the the weldment profile you need for a given job. As a result, you are required to enter each and every part parameter in individually in order to move forward. Inevitably eating up time, and money.

In this Alignex video blog, we sit down and show you how to create your own custom weldment profiles for any job, speeding up any custom projects you may be doing in the future. 

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SOLIDWORKS Performance Test: How Fast is Your Hardware?

Sam Oanes on April 19, 2017 at 3:10 PM

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Feel like your SOLIDWORKS is running a little slow? Try the SOLIDWORKS Performance Testwhose primary goal is to benchmark how fast your computer can complete SOLIDWORKS-related tasks. 

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