Category Archives: CAD
SolidWorks Composer User Group Meeting
The third meeting of Minnesota SolidWorks Composer User Group, formerly known as the Minnesota 3DVIA Composer User Group, was held on 3/6/13 at the Mounds View Community Center in Mounds View, MN just north of Minneapolis. The meeting opened with coffee and refreshments followed by introductions. I counted 15 in attendance with backgrounds ranging from engineering to sales to technical publications with titles ranging from managers to designers. There were at least 4 in attendance (including myself) who do not yet use Composer in their work (but want to). Chris […]
Southern Minnesota SolidWorks User Group Feb Meeting
I’m a note taker and thought I’d share what I gathered this last meeting 02/19/2013. Richard Doyle, the User Community Manager (his title is really long but I didn’t write it down) for SolidWorks gave a presentation about little known features of SolidWorks 2013. Some highlights of interest included: A user can now install both SolidWorks 2012 and 2013 on the same workstation. Double-clicking a file causes the system to prompt the user for which version of SolidWorks to open. The file interaction dialog boxes (Open, Save, Insert, etc.) have […]
Branding the Ball – Redefining the Logo
Have you ever created something that you thought was a very swell idea but then, when you stepped back to take a look, your eventual reaction was, “What have I done?” Or maybe you’re oblivious, like me, and it takes the discerning eye of someone else to open yours. Well, this happened to me awhile back.