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SolidWorks 2015, Exploded View Enhancements

Rendered exploded views and animations are some of my most requested projects.  Depending on the complexity of the model, exploded views can be time consuming to set up.  Exploded view creation enhancements found in SolidWorks 2015 can make exploded view setup easier and faster.  The faster I can setup the exploded view the faster I…

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SolidWorks 2015, Selection Sets

SolidWorks 2015 has added new functionality named “selection sets”.  Selection sets allow a user to group a collection of items (faces, edges, features, sketches, etc.) into one selection that can be recalled at any time.  It’s a very nice tool for model creation and it also has some advantages in PhotoView 360.  Watch the video…

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SolidWorks 2015, Render Region

SolidWorks 2015 was released on September, 9th.  I don’t believe the DVD’s have shipped yet but customers on subscription can download SP 0.0 at the customer portal.  I just installed SolidWorks 2015 SP0.0 myself a few days ago and thought I’d share some new functionality videos with you.  This first video covers “render region” and…

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SOLIDWORKS 2015 Sneak Peeks.

I’ll be traveling to the Dassault offices in Waltham,MA on September 4th for the SOLIDWORKS 2015 press roll out.  I  have been using the 2015 beta release for a couple of months now so some of the things shown at the roll out I will have already seen and used and others will be completely…

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SolidWorks World 2014 Presentations Available For Download

I’ve posted my presentations from SolidWorks World 2014 on the downloads page.  You can go there to grab the files or click the links in this post to take you there. PhotoView 360 2014: What’s New. This session will cover all the new functionality found in PhotoView 360 2014.  It will actually go a bit further…

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SolidWorks World 2014 Rendering and Animation Tips and Tricks

Download the zip file here. SolidWorks World 2014 Rendering and Animation Tips and Tricks

SolidWorks World 2014 PhotoView 360 2014: What’s New

Download the zip file here. SolidWorks World 2014 PhotoView 360 2014: What’s New

SolidWorks World 2014 Advanced Motion Manager

Download the zip file here. SolidWorks World 2014 Advanced Motion Manager

SolidWorks World 2014 Introduction To Motion Manager

Download the zip file here. SolidWorks World 2014 Introduction To Motion Manager

SolidWorks World 2014 Day 1

The general session typically sets the daily buzz at SolidWorks World and that’s exactly what happened on Monday.  We of course heard the typical information like the numbers of attendees (which is 5600), number of worldwide users (which is about 2.3 million) and DS’ future vision which they market as the “3D Experience Platform”.  All…

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