Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

SOLIDWORKS: Numbers and Drill Sizes

by Rodolfo Gutierrez

In this guide, you will learn how to display letter and number drill sizes in your Hole Table within SOLIDWORKS drawings.

Tried-and-True SOLIDWORKS Features to Help You Design Faster

by Nic Rady

As a design engineer, I’m always on the lookout for features to help speed along modeling and streamline the design process. This post highlights a few “old” SOLIDWORKS features that I rely on often and that will remain in the new release. Hopefully you find these tried-and-true features as helpful as I do.

Welcome SOLIDWORKS 2016 New User Interface – Flat Design

by Nic Rady

If you have not already installed SOLIDWORKS 2016, you may be in for a surprise that leaves you a little ‘flat.’ But, there is good news! Find out why SOLIDWORKS made this change and how it can help your design productivity.

SOLIDWORKS Keyboard Shortcuts Guide

by Nic Rady

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GoEngineer has put together commonly used keyboard shortcuts and mouse gestures in a handy reference guide for you to download and can keep on your workstation as you design in SOLIDWORKS. It includes 2016!

Quick Fix for SOLIDWORKS Install Error

by Nic Rady

If you are experiencing problems with your SOLIDWORKS Install; add-ins not showing up, macros causing SOLIDWORKS to crash, or an error message to pop-up when opening files, this will help!

Troubleshooting Gaps in Thin Prints

by GoEngineer

Just because it looks good on your computer screen, doesn’t necessarily mean it will look good on the printing platform. Try these 3D Printing Tips & Tricks to help achieve the best print.

Recipe: Transparent Finish for PolyJet Parts

by GoEngineer

If your PolyJet 3D printed part needs a transparent finish, you are in luck! I’ve been cooking all day in the GoEngineer Santa Clara 3D printer lab and have perfected the recipe. It’s simple to follow yet very effective.

Welcome to the CAD Admin’s Corner

by Brian Johnson

Welcome to our new series focusing on the nuts and bolts of being an Admin. The scope of what an Admin does can vary greatly from company to company. Read more here…

Playground For Big Kids

by Tandy Banks

Remember what it was like to imagine something and be able to bring it to life. SOLIDWORKS Treehouse is now included in the 2015 suite.