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    Much more than that. You can use all the...

    Much more than that. You can use all the equations you could in an excel sheet. For example, if you wanted to scale dimensions. Each row is a different configuration, and you can set whether features...
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    What’s an 80/20 profile?

    What’s an 80/20 profile?
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    And that’s just it; 3D sketching is a secondary...

    And that’s just it; 3D sketching is a secondary tool, to be used in conjunction with 2D.

    If VR drafting starts to take off, I think said system would need to have 3D sketching as the primary...
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    Wellllll... see previous post where I caught a...

    Wellllll... see previous post where I caught a workstation on fire. I also think 3D sketching isn’t there. I try it out every few years, but its just too buggy for me. It has specific purposes for...
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    Ooh. I like this. I didn’t realize this was...

    Ooh. I like this. I didn’t realize this was something I wanted, but I do and I know it exists now. Outstanding.
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    How many people are using multi body parts to...

    How many people are using multi body parts to create all the part files for a single assembly?

    I started doing this almost exclusively. If it’s simple, I use three sketches to pretty much define...
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    I actually can’t remember, but it might have been...

    I actually can’t remember, but it might have been a Dell. Regardless, I was an engineer with no computer for some time, which meant I had 10 hours a day to dedicate to getting the dang thing fixed....
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    Friggin awesome. The tapatalk “snapshot” of this...

    Friggin awesome. The tapatalk “snapshot” of this thread is the picture of my computer just before I caught it on fire.

    Brilliant. Salt in the wound. My own dang fault.
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    SOLIDWORKS Tips & Tricks

    Funny story: that’s just a ball mouse. It’s what I grew up with and honestly have a hard time using anything else. It’s like watching someone type with just pinky fingers.

    On the contrary,...
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    So, a tip and a word of caution. Solidworks...

    So, a tip and a word of caution.

    Solidworks files use windows explorer properties for values like who’s the drafter, date revised, etc. You can input data in prenamed fields and create custom...
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    Organic: if you hold Control and left-click-drag...

    Organic: if you hold Control and left-click-drag a part in an assembly, it copies the part. If you do this with multiple parts, it will copy with mates.

    There’s also a command for this where you...
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