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Why Can’t I Just Get My Sketch To Move?

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We have all been tasked with modifying SOLIDWORKS models, and as long time SOLIDWORKS users we like to think we’re pretty good at it. But sometimes we want to move a sketch to a different location on the sketch plane and can’t seem to free it up enough to get it to move. Well, there is a long existing Sketch tool to help with that. You probably know of it but might not be aware of how well it helps […]

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Moving SOLIDWORKS Network License Manager to New Server

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When moving your SOLIDWORKS License Manager to a new or temporary server, there are several steps you can take to make your life easier and minimize or even eliminate any downtime for your SOLIDWORKS users. This involves some setup on the Server machine and Client machines, but if you follow these steps, the actual switch over for Server machines should only take a few minutes. We will focus on the NEW Server Location first: Step 1) If you are using […]

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Prepping Your Objet Desktop for Move

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Prepping your Objet Desktop for move When moving your objet desktop to another location please follow these steps to ensure that nothing will be damaged. The first thing you need to do is empty the machine of build material and fill it with cleaning fluid. You will find the Flush/Fill wizard under Options- Wizards.   After the cleaning solution is loaded, power down the printer. Then  lower the build tray by using a flat blade screwdriver on the lead screw […]

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Moving SOLIDWORKS Files

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We have always stressed that you need you use the SOLIDWORKS Explorer when you make changes to your SOLIDWORKS files so that SOLIDWORKS is able to track the changes.  This includes renaming, replacing, and now moving your files.  There is a new move function in the 2012 Explore that will move a solidworks file and update its references.  It appear that this is limited to one file at a time, but this is a step in the right direction.  Next […]

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