Author: Delvin Masilamani, Javelin Technologies
Product releases for us here at Javelin Technologies is like counting the days to Christmas and wondering what is wrapped up for us under that tree. SOLIDWORKS has delivered as usual and I’ve listed the Top 10 feature enhancements for SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2015 that will continue to keep our users happy:
1) Importing or Exporting directly from Excel in to a Project
Project data can be directly changed through external excel files. Mass project data updates can now be processed externally and then re-imported to be used in the project.
2) Archive Environment feature enhancement
Now you can customize the type of back up for your database, set reminders and automate the details of this process.
3) Formula Manager
This feature has consistently been updated every service pack. Now there are additional variables added to give you that extra detail you require for automation through out the project.
4) Data Managers
The interface received some upgrades to include the much needed user appeal and clarity for better search through filtering
5) Connector Management
So if you’ve used Cable manager, PLC Manager in SOLIDWORKS Electrical, you will love this new addition to the product. It easily allows you to insert connectors with detail symbols or pins and filters for that additional component detail.
6) Customized Rights Management
This new feature allows you to restrict software use. The feature follows for administrator rules enabling the user to work through the application only as permitted.
7) XML Export
Now you can export reports directly in XML format, after customizing it in SOLIDWORKS Electrical.
8) Routing Analysis
in 2015 users can resolve routing issues through the report provided by the newest addition of the routing analysis feature.
9) Edit through basic CAD utility: DraftSight
Still love using simplified drafting tool like DraftSight? In 2015, SOLIDWORKS Electrical allows you to open up in Draft Sight data simply through right clicking in SOLIDWORKS Electrical. Edits made in Draft Sight are directly reflected in the a Electrical package.
10) Interface Upgrades
SOLIDWORKS Electrical has added more intuitive properties features to manage data such as symbols, 2D footprints, titleblocks, macros, cables and manufacturer parts.