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Performance Hack #020 : Parts Assemblies : Working With Sketch Pictures

CONDITION: When you are using New data with old data. 1. Drop in the view that you have WITH DIMS. Aka sketch with sketch picture (make sure to create reference geometry with CONFIRMED DIMS). 2. Now create a reference point that exists in…
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Performance Hack #019 : IT Solidworks Performance : How to set Windows Defender Exceptions

How to set Windows Defender Exceptions Hello fellow SolidWorks User. Greetings! and welcome to CADGuru.ca's Performance Hack Blog Series to help you Save time in SolidWorks. Today, we're going to be talking about one of the Easiest…
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Performance Hack #018 : Part Automation : Weldment Profile

Overall Concept When you first install SOLIDWORKS you get a small amount of weldment profiles in the “Default Database”. This can be a problem if you need additional sizes and shapes not currently offered in the existing databases. In this…
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Performance Hack #017 : Drawings Automation : Importing Dimensions and Tolerances from Part to Drawing

Overall Concept You might have gone through the tiring process of adding dimensions with tolerances at Part level and again in Drawing View. It can be time consuming and laborious. In this tutorial we are going to learn how to import those…
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Performance Hack #016 : Speed Automation : Solidworks Task Scheduler

You can find Task Scheduler on Start->All programs->Solidworks (20xx your version)->Solidworks tools->Solidworks Task Scheduler 1. Find Task Scheduler SW SOLIDWORKS Task Scheduler is a very useful tool that can perform hundreds,…
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Performance Hack #015 : Parts Assemblies Automation : Smart components

Overall Concept: Smart components Smart Components and Smart Fasteners in SolidWorks 3D CAD software bring focused automation to the individual part level for designers and engineers, accelerating your design process, saving time and development…
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Performance Hack #014 : Solidworks Automation : SolidWorks Sketch reuse as Blocks

Overall Concept The SOLIDWORKS Design Library makes it easy to locate and reuse your sketches, and favorite features—preventing you from having to complete the same work twice. Sketch Blocks within your SolidWorks sketches provide a simple,…
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Performance Hack #013 : IT Installation : Repair Solidworks

SolidWorks Repair 1. Check User Account Control Settings, and toggle / re-boot as required. This program is designed to inhibit changes to the OS, however during an install, or during use of SolidWorks this could impact registry key writing.…
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Performance Hack #012 : Drawings : Projected Dimensions Vs True Dimensions

Overall Concept Dimensional precision is very important for any project. Let’s say that the dimensions on my views are not coming out to the correct projected value, what could be wrong? In this tutorial we are going to discuss: How we can…