Newsletter11 December

December 2011 – Volume 12, No. 12


Happy Holidays From CATI. We are extending our year end promotions through Friday December 30, 2011. Learn More

Changes to the SOLIDWORKS 2012 Toolbox Structure. SOLIDWORKS knowledge base Solution S-057076, What is the difference between the SOLIDWORKS 2011 Toolbox Folder Structure and the SOLIDWORKS 2012 Toolbox folder structure? Read More

SOLIDWORKS 2012 on the Fly Numeric Input Dimensions. This one is a new enhancement in SOLIDWORKS 2012. For the last couple of versions of SOLIDWORKS we could have created dimensions and input entity sizes as we created different lines segments. But you would always have to go out of your way to turn it on or even find the options. But now, its at your finger tips in the RMB menu of your SOLIDWORKS 2012 sketch environment Read More

Undo While in the Power Trim. Have you ever noticed when you do the power trim in the sketcher you get red boxes? Have you ever placed our cursor on the box and just kept trimming. Most of us just keep going. Well here is what are can do if you…. Whoops!! Read More

Join us for the last installmentof the SOLIDWORKS Webcast Series in 2011. This month’s topic is the Costing Feature in SOLIDWORKS 2012. When registering be sure to list CATI as your SOLIDWORKS Reseller.

Register for SOLIDWORKS World 2012. Registration is open and the Agenda is available. There is still itme to take advantage of the “Early Bird Special” on registration.

Legacy Effects used Objet 3D Printer in the Creation of ‘Real Steel’. To make the robots as real as possible for the film, Legacy Effects used an Objet 3D printer to produce the 1/5th scale models. Once built, hand-painted, lit, and approved, the full scale Atom, Noisy Boy, and Ambush robots went into production.

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December Event Schedule

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Webcast – Dec. 8
9:30am-10:30am CT

DriveWorks Webcast – Dec. 13
10am-11am CT

3DVIA Composer Webcast – Dec. 13
2pm-3pm CT

– SOLIDWORKS 2012 What’s New Webcast – Dec. 14
10am-11am CT 

SOLIDWORKS EPDM Webcast – Dec. 15
10am-11am CT

Users Groups

Greater Evansville SOLIDWORKS User Group
Next Meeting – Dec. 8

St. Louis SOLIDWORKS User Group
Next Meeting – Dec. 14

SOLIDWORKS Milwaukee Area Resource Team
Next Meeting – Dec. 14

Wisconsin/Illinois Simulation User Group
Next Meeting – Dec. 15

Chicago SOLIDWORKS User Group – Contact




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