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The SolidWorks Bounding Box tool

SOLIDWORKS 2018: The Bounding Box tool

Useful when working with weldments in SOLIDWORKS, The Bounding Box tool is a very useful bit of functionality. Find out how to use it to your advantage in this handy tutorial…

SOLIDWORKS 2017 SP5 Hotfix

SOLIDWORKS 2017 SP5 Hotfix instructions

If you plan on sticking with SOLIDWORKS 2017 SP5 and are affected by any of the issues below, you’ll be pleased to hear that the team at SOLIDWORKS have created a hotfix…

SolidWorks FeatureWorks Step File 3D Interconnect Issue

FeatureWorks missing? Can’t edit STEP files?

We’ve had a number of calls since the release of SOLIDWORKS 2018 on neutral file format importing – more specifically issues with .STEP and Parasolid files being un-editable. If you’ve seen this or do this on a regular basis then read on…

How to install the SOLIDWORKS PDM Client

How to install the SOLIDWORKS PDM client

The PDM Client is the software which lets you access the PDM Standard/Professional environment from a windows explorer interface known as the Local Vault View. Find out how to install it correctly…

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