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Locking Settings with an Admin Image in SOLIDWORKS

Written by Dave Padelford, MCAD Application Engineer on November 17, 2016. Posted in SOLIDWORKS Tech Tips, SOLIDWORKS Tech Support

SOLIDWORKS Control Users Settings

Locking Settings with an Admin Image in SOLIDWORKS

Have you ever had a user make changes to their settings and they use the incorrect templates or library feature? The 2017 release has come up with a way to allow locking the system settings.

Buy SOLIDWORKS Today, Receive a Significant Tax Break for 2016

Written by Nick Weirens, Marketing Manager on November 07, 2016. Posted in SOLIDWORKS News, Symmetry Solutions News

Section 179 2016 Deduction Limit = $500,000

Buy SOLIDWORKS Today, Receive a Significant Tax Break for 2016

Symmetry Solutions wants to alert you to important year-end tax planning implications – that you can take advantage of to purchase new SOLIDWORKS software!

Making an Espresso ... Pot!

Written by Tim Newton, Senior Elite Application Engineer on November 01, 2016. Posted in Symmetry Solutions News

Machining and Designing at its Finest!

Making an Espresso ... Pot!

How to Register Your SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal Account

Written by Dave Padelford, MCAD Application Engineer on October 19, 2016. Posted in SOLIDWORKS Tech Tips, SOLIDWORKS Tech Support

Remove locks from portal links

How to Register Your SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal Account

With the release of another version of SOLIDWORKS, you go to get the download so you can start checking it out. Maybe see what all the new enhancements can do to help speed up your work. You log into the portal and see there are a bunch of locks on all the links including the Downloads. What do I need to do to correct this you ask your self.

Hilarious Video! It's Hard for Engineers to Fit into the Corporate World

Written by Nick Weirens, Marketing Manager on September 07, 2016. Posted in Symmetry Solutions News

Funny Business Meeting Illustrating How Hard It Is for an Engineer to Fit into the Corporate World!

Hilarious Video! It's Hard for Engineers to Fit into the Corporate World

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Service Pack 4.0 Available NOW

Written by Jonathan Weisz, Application Engineer on August 24, 2016. Posted in SOLIDWORKS Tech Tips, SOLIDWORKS Tech Support

SOLIDWORKS Has Moved onto Service Pack 4.0 Creating Confidence for Some Users

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Service Pack 4.0 Available NOW

This is the time of year that skeptical SOLIDWORKS users grow in confidence to move to a well established Service Pack.  The great news is Service Pack 4.0 is at your download doorstep!

One of the great benefits to SOLIDWORKS users is that input and feedback DOES in fact produce enhancements and correct regressions.

What is new? What is updated?  Take a look!

Borrow SOLIDWORKS License from the Network

Written by Dave Padelford, MCAD Application Engineer on August 23, 2016. Posted in SOLIDWORKS Tech Tips, SOLIDWORKS Tech Support

Navigating the License Manager to Borrow a License

Borrow SOLIDWORKS License from the Network

We have several times been asked how to borrow a license from your network so you can work from home or on the road. There are also some times errors that happen if you do attempt and did not do it correctly. So we decided to put together some information on the correct way to borrow your license.

Symmetry Solutions Donates Good Foods in the Good Fight Against Hunger

Written by Sarah Rumsey, Operations Coordinator on July 28, 2016. Posted in Symmetry Solutions News

Symmetry Solutions collects 801 pounds of food and raises $1,000!

Symmetry Solutions Donates Good Foods in the Good Fight Against Hunger

Symmetry Solutions partnered with The Food Group to help serve the hunger needs in our local communities by hosting a Food & Cash Drive July 11-22.

The Turbo Encabulator

Written by Nick Weirens, Marketing Manager on July 07, 2016. Posted in Symmetry Solutions News

If You Haven't Seen This, I Think You Should

The Turbo Encabulator
 

How to Create a Custom Weldment Cut List Template in SOLIDWORKS

Written by Alaina Sobrack, Application Engineer on June 28, 2016. Posted in SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD, SOLIDWORKS Tech Tips

Step-by-Step Instructions on Creating a Cut List Template

How to Create a Custom Weldment Cut List Template in SOLIDWORKS

Instead of modifying the default Weldment Cut List Table every time we create a weldment drawing, let's create our own template to use. Creating your own template is very straightforward, and so are these step-by-step instructions!

SOLIDWORKS Network Licensing (SNL) Options Feature Names

Written by Dave Padelford, MCAD Application Engineer on June 24, 2016. Posted in SOLIDWORKS Tech Tips, SOLIDWORKS Tech Support

Add features to your options

SOLIDWORKS Network Licensing (SNL) Options Feature Names

A while back we wrote a post on the SolidNetwork License Manager Options file. We covered how you can control who can access or not access your SOLIDWORKS licenses. We covered some of the different commands to use for this. Now we will cover the different license types you can control as well.

SOLIDWORKS Certification Definitions and Criteria

Written by Rachel Jones, Training Manager on June 20, 2016. Posted in SOLIDWORKS Training

Learn SOLIDWORKS Certification Types and Exams

SOLIDWORKS Certification Definitions and Criteria

Learn all about SOLIDWORKS Certification exams. With SOLIDWORKS Subscription Services, customers are eligible to redeem coupons for free SOLIDWORKS Certification exams too.

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