SolidWorks 2008

SolidWorks What’s New Guides! – Yes, ALL of Them!

SolidWorks What’s New Guides! – Yes, ALL of Them!
April 25, 2009 26 Comments »

Have you ever wished that you could turn back time and look at what previous versions of SolidWorks looked like?  Perhaps you have a customer who is a few versions back and you can’t quite remember if they have access ... Read More »

SolidWorks Video Tip: Generic PCB Component

SolidWorks Video Tip: Generic PCB Component
July 23, 2008 7 Comments »

In the coming weeks you will see some changes to Ricky Jordan’s Blog.  The first of these changes comes with this post:  The SolidWorks Video Tip.  Just like the name suggests, all the content is in the video.  Click on ... Read More »

SolidWorks Rx 2008

SolidWorks Rx 2008
April 15, 2008 5 Comments »

One of the enhancements of SolidWorks 2008 that you might have overlooked is the revamping of SolidWorks Rx.  The UI has now gone to a multiple tab interface that groups different features that can be used to maintain your system. ... Read More »

SolidWorks Tip: Holes in a Formed Cylinder

SolidWorks Tip:  Holes in a Formed Cylinder
February 6, 2008 18 Comments »

Here’s a SolidWorks Tip geared a little more towards the less experienced SolidWorks users out there.  I based this tip on a question I received from a student in the UK.  The question asked was if it was possible to ... Read More »

SolidWorks Tip: Connectors Anyone??

SolidWorks Tip:  Connectors Anyone??
January 15, 2008 12 Comments »

Here is a quick little video tip on connectors which can be found in Boundary Surfaces, Sweeps, and Lofts.  Most users that utilize these features often are aware of the connector options available which can help you shape the surface ... Read More »

SolidWorks Tip: Context Toolbar in Sketches

SolidWorks Tip:  Context Toolbar in Sketches
January 12, 2008 2 Comments »

SolidWorks 2008 brought about many changes in the user interface.  One of the additions to the UI that has spurred some comments from users (both positive and negative) has been the Context Toolbar.  The Context Toolbar appears when you right ... Read More »

SolidWorks 2008 Upgrade

SolidWorks 2008 Upgrade
December 17, 2007 No Comments »

Well, one of the reasons you haven’t heard much from me the past week was due to my preparations for our upgrade to SolidWorks 2008 at Dynetics.  Every year I try to pick a time where we are wrapping up ... Read More »

SolidWorks Tip: Adding a Mate in 2008!

SolidWorks Tip:  Adding a Mate in 2008!
November 26, 2007 6 Comments »

Here is a great little tip-off for those of you using SolidWorks 2008.  With previous versions of SolidWorks, you may constantly find yourself venturing from the graphics area towards the Assembly Toolbar or CommandManager everytime you wanted to add a ... Read More »

SolidWorks 2008: “FINALLY!” Features

SolidWorks 2008:  “FINALLY!” Features
October 28, 2007 20 Comments »

With every release of SolidWorks there are always a few features that automatically invoke the user to shout “FINALLY!” when they see it for the first time. These features are often very simple changes which can save the user time ... Read More »

SolidWorks 2008 Pre-Release 2 is out

August 10, 2007 No Comments »

Well that was quick!  SolidWorks 2008 Pre-Release 1 (PR1) came out about a week ago and Pre-Release 2 (PR2) was made available yesterday!  Luckily this is just in time for me as I was going to install PR1 today!  Subscription ... Read More »

SolidWorks 2008: Configurations

SolidWorks 2008:  Configurations
August 7, 2007 16 Comments »

Enhancements to Configurations don’t often get much press when it comes to new releases, so I thought I would highlight two new features of SolidWorks 2008 in the area of Configuration functionality.  I’ll include a brief description of both, but ... Read More »

SolidWorks 2008 Pre-Release 1 is out

August 6, 2007 No Comments »

SolidWorks 2008 Pre-Release 1 became available for download late last week.  It is available to all subscription customers at the SolidWorks Customer Portal. Stay tuned for more on SolidWorks 2008 soon! Read More »