SolidWorks or ProE?
Hello group, this topic may have been posted before but my firm is looking
to either get SolidWorks or ProE to do our design work.
Our main work is machine design which consist of 1000 parts or more.
Can anyone give any advice on which would be the best for us?
Thanks in advance
"CDC" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Hello group, this topic may have been posted before but my firm is looking
> to either get SolidWorks or ProE to do our design work.
> Our main work is machine design which consist...The Best SolidWorks Workstation
What are your opinions on the best SW workstation for very complex
parts? Pretend money is no object. I'm looking for something that SW
can utilize. Not a 4 core workstation that SW can only utilize at 25%.
Off the shelf would be fine, custom built would be fine as well.
Thanks in advance!
If you do not want a four core workstation, then you do not want the
best system that is out today for SolidWorks.
The new Core i7 and Xeon Nehalem core cpu's are the fastest for SW.
They are four core processors with hyper-threading.
Head over to the forums at SolidWorks and search the Performa...SmarTeam - SolidWorks
Nowadays I am working with SmarTeam 4. We are going to migrate to
V5R12. In old system I create 3D drawing creating Document link on 3D
Part or Assembly. In new version I noticed difference. SmarTeam create
new type of link SolidWorks links and the old way of my working create
double link, one Document and second SolidWorks. Anyone can tel me how
should I work in SmarTeam V5.
...Print 100 solidworks drawings to pdf using program
Is there a way to program solidworks to print out all the drawings in
the folder in PDF format. Otherwise I will have to end up doing it
manually. Can anyone please advise?
SW task scheduler should do what you are after.
Starting Line Products
Thank you Brian,
The solution works. Fantastic. Thanks a ton.
> SW task scheduler should do what you are after.
> Brian Hokanson
> Starting Line Products
I found that SW task scheduler works extremely slow. How long did it
take to convert
the 100 drawings.
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OK, so I contrived the acronym to spell REACTS. The "A" could be
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But it's a need which has come up several times, and does not quite
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This is to cover cases where programs are to be entered into a
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competitions proposed to go wit...SolidWorks Student vs. SolidWorks Pro.
I am going to study Mechanical Engineering next year in Germany.
Now I want to use this time meaningfully and starts learn to use Solid
I have the decision between Solid Works student (91?) and professional (a
lot of more money).
Have I all important functions in the study-version (tutorial, eDrawing,
Daniel Hemmerling, Cologne Germany
P.S. Found right writing errors may be kept
Hello towarts you Daniel,
Get for youself the version for the student if you only are for to learn.
For paying too much to simple learn, the profesion version you are ...Solidworks 2005 SP
Anyone know where to get it or can supply a valid S/N to th solidworks
From the valid software package you purchased from your valid SolidWorks
Devon T. Sowell
"Darin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Anyone know where to get it or can supply a valid S/N to th solidworks
We purchased SW2005, and our support has run out. Just needed Sp3.
Any help would be appreciated.
"Devon T. Sowell" <email@example.com>...Who Has The Best And Most Creative SolidWorks Blog?
What SolidWorks blog is attracting far more than just SolidWorks
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What SolidWorks blog has become the leader in most people posting to
What SolidWorks blog is the most creative?
I wish I could say SolidMentor but Ben Eadie seems to have gotten side
tracked. Hope he's okay and just very busy with work.
In the mean time the winner by a mile is SolidSmack.
Has the owner of Solidsmack used the word "pimpin" yet?
If not, I think it=92s time "pimpin" made its debut on SolidSmack.
Are you posting t...matlab solidworks
hi everybody, i wana run solidworks macro by matlab script, please help me
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Gleamed from howstuffworks
Invalid page fault - A program uses memory (RAM) to store data. For example,
when you load a document into Microsoft Word, large parts of the file you
are editing take up space in RAM. As the program needs memory, it requests
blocks of memory of specific sizes from the operating system. The program
remembers the location of each block it allocates using a "pointer." If the
program tries to write data to a location beyond the end of a memory block,
or if the program gets confused and tries to access a non-existent block of
memory using an invalid poi...Compuware Competitive Analysis #2
In response to Mike's posting below:
http://www.it-analysis.com is very good for commericial software
reviews. A recent article on this site called "Looking after Number
One" discusses the Uniface 8.3 release (
There's also a good 30 page odd review in PDF format of Uniface 8.
From: Mike Levy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subject: Compuware Competitive Analysis
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| We won...SolidWorks -> SolidWorks Office Justification
Has anyone else had the task of convincing their boss to do this upgrade?
If so what arguments did you use?
Thanks for your replies.
We updated one seat so we would have access to eDrawings Pro to be able to
turn on measure capability. It also gave us a seat of animator to use for
some of our presentations.
"WormSign" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Has anyone else had the task of convincing their boss to do this upgrade?
> If so what arguments did you use?
> Thanks for your replies.
&...The of solidworks
can any one in uk tell me the cost of a solidworks seat
"Adrian Brooks" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> can any one in uk tell me the cost of a solidworks seat
If you buy a bundle of network licenses you might get them discounted
For a fixed-node Classic (basic) license its around 4000. Office (+
toolbox, photoworks, featureworks) is around 4800 and Pro (+PDMWorks) is
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He was right.
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Where can I get Solidworks tutorial, e-book etc?
u will get ur solidworks tutorials and other help materials along with
the solidworks cd that u purchase
...UG NX to solidworks
I received a package with NX files. I open most, but ran across a
couple that could not find and parasolid geometry. I figure they must
be some kind of 2d stock list. Is there anyway to open this kind of
file within solidworks, or is there a third party addon that could be
used to translate this into an AutoCAD file? Any help with this would
be extreamly appericated.
...Solidworks reference directory and its use in projects
I am working on setting up standard solidworks folder (file server)
that is to be used in all our engineering projects. That is, projects
have their own file server, and each project SW model refers to files
in standards folder plus custom models built on top of standard.
Do you have experience in such setup? I appreciate if you can help me
identify probelms/issues that I should be aware of: e.g. multiple
references from different projects (no idea what problems that would
create), versioning, etc.
We do not have PDM (not even budgeted for next three years), hence I
am looking for cost-effec...Text in Solidworks
How do I get SolidWorks (2004) to display/print text on a sketch as solid
text vs. the outline of the letters? I am trying to create camera ready art
for a silk screen.
My examples have to be displayed in "Courier New" font to look right.
They can be pasted into notepad.
What I get is like this:
/ _ \
/ / \ \
/ / \ \
| /_____\ \
| _____ |
| | | |
What I want is like this:
Also, SolidWorks insists on saving/printing a small...Problems with solidworks 2003 install
Im trying to install solidwork 2003 on my bosses laptop..
But i cant get i working
The only thing he can do is Parts but he have to do assamplis and
drawings but it not works.
I have installet it before on a desktop computer
Can anybody help... Please
This is an unusual problem. We will need more information.
Which service pack of SW?
Is it the European version (with dongle) or American version?
Which laptop model and which OS?
How much free hard drive space?
How much ram?
Which video card?
> Im trying to install solidwork 20...Using the solidworks logo for my own advertising
Does solidworks allow usage of their logo on websites, brochures, etc.
i.e. "Hello, I'm using solidworks to design my stuff..." in my
brochures, websites, etc...
Do you need to obtain permission from them?
my VAR is pretty sure you can use it. I just want to figure out the
proper way to do it.
I can put the SW logo on my website in conjunction with my CSWP
certification or SWMN membership. Other than that or a scholarly
discussion of logos I think you would need permission. If your VAR
"thinks" you can use it I would get that in writing.
You shouldn'...Inspirtech.com offers SolidWorks Education as a SolidWorks Partner
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Lessons at Inspirtech are delivered in a unique hybrid approach to
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I have Just tried to install solidworks 2004, but I had a few problems.
The installation could not find the helpfiles0.cab on cd1,even through I
could, this was after trying 2 machines with 3 cdrom drives.
Copying cd1 to the hard drive and installing from there, cured this problem,
but gave me another,
how to install cd2! Ha!, by copying the files from cd2 to the same folder,
allowed the installation to work,
then doing the same for cd3, allowed a complete install.
22 year of IT experience, has served me well, there is always a way!
There is only one problem, I can't get around, and that i...