SOLIDWORKS 2017 What’s New: Drawings in Treehouse – #SW2017

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Drawings in Treehouse   SOLIDWORKS Treehouse just keeps getting better! This year, Treehouse will now import drawings with your parts and assemblies.  There are two ways to view the drawings, either as a separate branch, or within a drawer.   You must first set a search path for Treehouse to find the drawings.     Turn on ‘import drawings with models’ and add your search path. Turning on ‘Put drawings in drawers’ will have the following effect…   Within drawer: […]

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What’s New – SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM 2015 – Private State

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When working in SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM is it important to see what your team is working on at any given time. With SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM 2015 it is much easier to understand the current state of projects with the new “private state” option for files. Users can now see files in their local view that have been saved into someone elses local view, but not yet checked into the system. This will save time and money, by eliminating redundant file […]

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Ten Strategies for Becoming an Effective CAD Leader – Part 8

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Strategy 8: Manage product design data efficiently Using CAD tools to design innovative, error-free products will get you only partway to your goal. An effective CAD leader realizes that creating solid models is only the beginning. How well you manage, leverage, and utilize product design data will determine the overall productivity of both your development process and manufacturing enterprise. In the past, product data management (PDM) was more product document management. Engineering organizations managed documents—paper drawings—within large cabinets using elaborate […]

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CATI Demo Gallery Update: SOLIDWORKS, Simulation, 3DVIA, EPDM, and Objet 3D Printer Videos

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The new CATI Demo Gallery is full of great videos on a variety of topics ranging from SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD to 3D Printing and everything in between. Highlights: SOLIDWORKS – 3D Design SOLIDWORKS Simulation – Analysis SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM – Data Management 3DVIA Composer – Product Documentation Objet 3D Printers – Rapid Prototyping & 3D Printing >>Click here to view our videos   Jim TeDescoMarketingcomputer Aided Technology, Inc.

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