SOLIDWORKS Admin Image Deployment – Why won’t my installation start?

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There are a number of ways to deploy SOLIDWORKS Admin Images. In this blog, I would like to discuss the deployment "push" option from the options editor. We run into a lot of situations where the image is pushed out, whether on a schedule or for immediate install and nothing happens for the client. The reason for this can be understood first by understanding the process SOLIDWORKS uses to run the installation from the client. In the options editor under […]

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SolidNetWork Licensing – Why don’t I have a free license?

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I have received a number of calls in regards to licensing questions related to Network (SNL). A majority of the time, people think that they have more licenses then they really do. This is actually what it looks like from the license manager if you do not understand the licensing scheme for SNL. Once understood, it is pretty straight forward. The issue usually always relates to SOLIDWORKS Standard licenses…."I don't have any free". To start with, you must understand that […]

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SOLIDWORKS 2015 What’s New – Blog Series Decimal Rounding #sw2015

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With SOLIDWORKS 2015, you have more control over the decimal rounding options in dimensions. Rounding Options The following options are available in Tools > Options > Document Properties > Units: Round half away from zero Rounding method where 5 rounds the previous digit up. For example, 46.15 at one decimal place becomes 46.2. Round half towards zero Rounding method where 5 keeps the previous digit unchanged. For example, 46.15 at one decimal place becomes 46.1. Round half to even Rounding […]

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SOLIDWORKS 2015 What’s New – Selection Sets #sw2015

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Selection of Hard-to-pick Entities New SOLIDWORKS 2015 selection paradigms make it easier to select small entities without having to zoom or use selection filters. When you make repeated small mouse movements as you try to select an edge or face, the software adjusts the selection method to a more precise selection methodology. When your mouse movements become large again, the software returns to the selection methodology used in previous SOLIDWORKS versions. To prevent the new selection method from being used, click […]

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