Dear forum readers, I know the "part-in-part" modelling method has a poor reputation, but I like to know if anyone is using it, and if so for what kind of models. With permission of John Stoltzfus , I used one of his designs as an example to demonstrate the part-in-part method. Although I know John will probably prefer a different method. I… Show more
So, we have this discussion about impressive SW tricks: What are your most impressive tricks of solidworks, Please spread. Let's make another thread to capture the little things your co-workers/clients/customers do with SOLIDWORKS that bring thoughts of violence. Extra points if there's nothing technically wrong (see item 2 below) with… Show more
Let's try to keep this thread on topic. Just post your favorite quotes. Let's keep the non-contributing banter to a minimum. I keep a file to accumulate inspiring quotes. I ran across this one today and thought it was worthy of sharing. The author of the article was quoting a taxi driver he met leaving a conference. It would be nice to… Show more
Hi community! Recently, our members noticed a large change in the way that discussions appear on the forum. In one conversation, some community members mentioned the possibility that our forum platform provider may have rolled out changes to the look and feel, and that the SOLIDWORKS forum team updated to the new version. This is very close to… Show more
Hello all, I'm practicing more on Visualize especially with higher pass, transparent models starting with the tablet attached to this post. I output this at 1920 x 1080, 96dpi and 3500 passes but I wasn't impressed with the results because I've used less passes and lower resolution outputs and got FAR better and realistic results. What… Show more
I don't find the i-Pad images on Apple or Samsung websites to be much of an improvement over your render. I think you should focus on improving the finish on the bezel with different metal appearances and settings and perhaps focus on the transmitted image itself. Other difficulties you're faced with here are that: the glass surface is very…
In Inventor it is possible to include (project) a plane, axes or point in a drawing view as a center line. See: Inventor 2016: project work features in drawing sketch - IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog Is this possible in Solidworks?
I use multiple exploded views to detail the step-by-step build-up of an assembly. Sure, there are other ways to do it, but for now this method works for me..at least until I have to post here haha. For assemblies with few steps, manually typing out the notation for each step is bearable. When you have 20+ steps...and you have named your… Show more