Registering a DLL in SOLIDWORKS

Registering a DLL in SOLIDWORKS

Have you ever tried to perform an action in SOLIDWORKS and suddenly receive an error similar to this one? Have no fear! This error message likely appeared because the DLL dependency has either been broken, overwritten, or upgraded to a

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Creating a Fidget Spinner in SOLIDWORKS

Creating a Fidget Spinner in SOLIDWORKS

Getting our kids into STEM has always been a priority for our family. What better tool to jumpstart their love for engineering than SOLIDWORKS? When our trip to several stores to buy the latest toy craze left us empty-handed, I

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The Flexible Spring Animation

The Flexible Spring Animation

“That looks ok, but can we see the spring compress?” It is the dreaded question that so many SOLIDWORKS animation users find themselves on the receiving end of. Creating in-context geometry modifications is not always the easiest task in an

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My Favorite 2017 Electrical Enhancements

My Favorite 2017 Electrical Enhancements

Last year, I wrote about all the new enhancements that came with SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2016, and with the recent release of SW2017, SOLIDWORKS delivered for Electrical again. I wanted to use this blog to bring attention to my favorite updates

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May the Legos Be With You

May the Legos Be With You

If most of you out there reading this are anything like me, I grew up playing with the coolest toys… Legos!  My brother and I would dump our giant plastic tote and build houses, cars, spaceships, really anything that we

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