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6 SOLIDWORKS Composer Features You Need to Learn

The Alignex Team on January 4, 2018 at 11:30 AM

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You’re already convinced that SOLIDWORKS Composer streamlines your production process. Next you need to learn the key features that will use your existing 3D CAD data to make high quality illustrations, photorealistic images, BOMs and interactive animations. Check out these six short video tutorials and see how to use the most popular features in SOLIDWORKS Composer.

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Save Time with DriveWorks Quick Tips

Check out our new library of Design Automation and Product Configuration videos! Each video is 90 seconds or less so you can get up to speed quickly, or pause after each step to learn at your own pace. These 12 Quick Tips videos cover topics from custom properties and form templates to advanced feature parameters and specification test mode.

Whether you’re looking at what’s possible with DriveWorks or need a refresher on a feature you haven’t used in a while, these videos take you through the automation tools that can help you get back to work on what’s truly important – your designs. 

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SOLIDWORKS PCB Supplier Link [Video]

Alyssa Batista on July 14, 2017 at 10:15 AM

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Are you interested in shaving time and money off your development costs? SOLIDWORKS PCB makes component selection simple through real-time Supplier Links. These provide accurate part parameters, data sheets, pricing and stock information to help you make the best selection.

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How to Copy a Drawing for Multiple Projects [Video]

Eric Weber on June 27, 2017 at 8:15 AM

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Have you ever wanted to test multiple versions of a part or drawing without the fear of ruining the original design? Well it's possible in SOLIDWORKS, and a lot easier than it may seem.

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Mechanical Integration is a Breeze with SOLIDWORKS PCB Connector

Alyssa Batista on April 11, 2017 at 8:15 AM

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With the help of SOLIDWORKS PCB Connector, MCAD and ECAD design teams can now work together effectively with a single reference for product design. The Connector provides a managed environment for seamless collaboration between SOLIDWORKS PCB and SOLIDWORKS.

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Top 8 SOLIDWORKS Videos Blog Posts of 2016

Lara Eckerman on January 6, 2017 at 2:10 PM

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Looking back on 2016, there have been a number of Alignex video blog posts that have topped our charts. While these posts cover a wide range of topics, they all share one common goal—to highlight key tools and features in SOLIDWORKS to help save you time, avoid rework costs and ultimately streamline your design process. 

Here are the top 8 SOLIDWORKS video blogs of 2016...

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Boolean Operations and Multibody Techniques in SOLIDWORKS [VIDEO]

Jesse Ortman on December 20, 2016 at 1:03 PM

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Do you reuse geometry from other SOLIDWORKS part models to elminate the need to re-model or sketch a new part?

In this video blog, I'll be taking a look at boolean operationssuch as Common, Add and Subtract—and other multibody techniques to increase the speed of your design creations and reduce the time spent fixing broken trees. Plus, learn how to maintain existing features while also adding new geometry. 

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How to Confirm Hole Alignment in Your SOLIDWORKS Assemblies [VIDEO]

Mack Rasmussen on November 10, 2016 at 8:20 AM

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Ensuring hole alignment between mating components in your assembly designs, prior to manufacturing, can accelerate the overall product development process, save you time and help you to avoid rework costs. 

In this video blog, I'll be taking a look at the Hole Alignment command in SOLIDWORKS assemblies that is helpful when analyzing the accuracy of your mechanical assemblies. 

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Top 5 Training Videos on My.SOLIDWORKS.com [VIDEO]

Have you heard about My.SolidWorks.com? If you have, then you already know about the wealth of SOLIDWORKS information that can be found right at your fingertips. If you haven't, what are you waiting for? Joining is free and easy.

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What's New in SOLIDWORKS MBD 2016 [VIDEO]

Geoffrey King on July 15, 2016 at 2:30 PM

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During this short video, learn to use the new features of SOLIDWORKS 2016 Model Based Definition (MBD) to document parts and assemblies. We will look at dimension creation, new display styles, MBD for assemblies, and creating custom templates for 3D PDFs with multiple viewports and fully featured bills of materials.

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