SolidWorks World 2012 Top Ten Enhancement Requests

In a tradition of SolidWorks World, there is a vote for the top ten enhancement requests for SolidWorks.  This year’s list varies a bit from previous a bit more than normal.  There’s a couple reasons.  First, several items from last year’s top ten was actually included in the next release (some even announced at the show).  more »

SolidWorks World 2011 Top Ten requests

Each year, SolidWorks users vote on the changes they’d most like to see included in SolidWorks.  This year, voting was conducted in a special area on the SolidWorks forums.  For the amount of attention this list gets, it should be noted that the top vote-getter on the Top Ten List didn’t get much more than more »

3DVia can do it, so why not SolidWorks?

3DVia Composer demonstrations have been all the rage at official SolidWorks and VAR events over the past year or so.  I’m getting quite familiar with 3DVia Composer just from the demos (I’ve never used it).  The more I see it, the more I realize just how much SolidWorks lacks in how it handles assemblies. The more »

Office2PDM review (E!PDM for MS Office)

The power of SolidWorks Enterprise PDM has given many users streamlined solutions for CAD file management from within the CAD applications.   Enterprise PDM is also capable of managing documents which are not CAD.  Unlike its support for CAD applications, Enterprise PDM interface is not available within other types of applications, such as Microsoft Office.  more »

Top Ten Enhancement Requests for SolidWorks World 2010

As with each year, SolidWorks World lists the top ten enhancement requests as choosen by SolidWorks users. #10 Simplify Video Card Requirements – I’m not sure I entirely understand the scope of this request. #9 Exploded Views for Weldments – Cool. #8 Option to Dangle Children Instead of Deleting – This should be much higher more »