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Sarah Taylor

Bring your SOLIDWORKS Models to Life in a PowerPoint Presentation

Next time you want to showcase your 3D SOLIDWORKS CAD Model in a PowerPoint presentation, don’t just take a simple screenshot of the SOLIDWORKS interface….

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Opening a Composer Project File without SOLIDWORKS Composer

SOLIDWORKS Composer is a technical communication tool which allows you to use your 3D CAD Model to create documents like assembly instructions, service manuals, marketing…

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Accessing Built-In, Free SOLIDWORKS Tutorials

As a TriMech Solutions Consultant, I interact with SOLIDWORKS users almost daily. Every so often, I recommend the Tutorials, and I am surprised to find…

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It’s Time to Collaborate! SOLIDWORKS Motion Study

In our “It’s time to Collaborate” webinar series, our team of TriMech Application Engineers have been working together to design, assemble, and analyze a traditional…

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Utilizing Ideas in 3D Swym

Ideas are a special kind of post that can be created in 3D Swym on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform. Unlike a simple text post, Ideas can…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM in the Cloud

Interest in cloud-based data management solutions has risen significantly in the last few years. Current SOLIDWORKS PDM users – and those looking to implement a…

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Can a SOLIDWORKS BOM be Copied and Pasted?

You may have run into error messages when attempting to copy a Bill of Materials in SOLIDWORKS. In this article, we will cover current limitations…

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Broken-Out Section View in SOLIDWORKS

Broken-out Sections can be applied to existing drawing views of Parts or Assemblies to reveal internal features or components. In this article, we’ll take a…

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Technical Illustrator for Composer: Connecting Your Projects to the Cloud

At the end of November, the R2023x GA release of 3DEXPERIENCE was rolled out, and with it came some exciting enhancements and new capabilities –…

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What is 3DSwymer?

In a recent update to the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform, the Collaborative Business Innovator Role was renamed to 3DSwymer. Keep reading to understand what this Role includes,…

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5 Lesser-known Tips for Using the SOLIDWORKS “File > Open…” Window

You may know there are multiple ways to open a File in SOLIDWORKS. Some of the most commonly used methods include double clicking on the…

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Export as Package in SOLIDWORKS When Connected to 3DEXPERIENCE

In this video, I’m going to introduce the Export as Package functionality in SOLIDWORKS when connected to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. Inside SOLIDWORKS, when you have…

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3DEXPERIENCE: Import Package with the 3DEXPERIENCE Exchange Add-in

SOLIDWORKS Packages provide a new way for engineers to collaborate on designs with users outside of their organization. When sharing an assembly with an external…

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Creating Animations in SOLIDWORKS Composer

In this video, I’ll show you how to create a simple animation using SOLIDWORKS Composer views and dragging them into the animation timeline. This is…

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3 Favorite 3DEXPERIENCE Features with Sarah

I’m Sarah for TriMech, and I want to talk to you about three of my favorite things on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform including the xShape app,…

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