Category Archives: SolidWorks
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 […]
SolidWorks Certification …Rock Star?
“Being SolidWorks certified sharpens your skills. It means you know what you’re doing and you can prove it.”…I highly recommend becoming certified, not because the test is easy or hard, not because it will make you stand out above the crowd, but because it will stretch your skills. Stretching means learning and learning is something you should never stop doing.