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Manage & Customize SOLIDWORKS Materials

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Managing SolidWorks Favorite Materials Add, remove or rearrange your favorite list You can add materials you often use to your favorite list for faster access. This option is oftentimes overlooked, even though it resides in a window you probably use frequently. To access the window, just right-click on material in the feature manager tree, shown below. Customizing your list will make adding material to every 3D CAD model you have much simpler. To manage your favorite list, click on “Manage […]

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How to create a Decal Mask using Paint.NET

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By default Decals are fully opaque so they’ll block all of the model behind them. Decals have controls to adjust their overall transparency but what if only a portion of the decal is transparent, this is where a Decal Mask file come to play. A Decal Mask is a black and white image of the original decal where the black areas of the decal are transparent and the white areas are opaque.

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SOLIDWORKS Tutorials

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SOLIDWORKS Tutorials Need SOLIDWORKS Training? It Is Not That Hard To Find .. More than ninety percent of all design and drafting jobs in today’s market require the use of some computer aided design application.  In some cases that application is Autodesk Inventor or Solidworks, but most commonly it is SolidWorks. With a good market share, SOLIDWORKS is probably the best application a prospective job hunter can learn. Courses in the software can cost several hundred dollars. For someone out […]

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