Tag Archives: tips

SOLIDWORKS Drawings – Automatically Create a Border

by Krystine Thoroughman

How to use the Automatic Border Feature

The Automatic Border Feature quickly allows you to create a border in your sheet format. You can control every aspect of the border, including grid size and layout. When using the tool border,

GoEngineer, Valentines, and all the Feels

by Jessica Skorut

Romantic Engineer

Without even realizing it, GoEngineer proves to be versed in all things Valentines. Surprising, I know. But sometimes you find what you are looking for in the most unsuspecting of places.

5 New 2016 SOLIDWORKS Features

by Nic Rady

5 New 2016 SOLIDWORKS Features to help make your design efforts more productive. Decrease your design time with the reduction of distractions in the new interface.

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.

That’s a Wrap; Summer Roadshows, 3D Printing and DIY Drones

by Tyler Reid

Summer is officially over, and with its end comes the conclusion of our 2015 3D Printing Summer Roadshows. We traveled to 13 cities across 7 states to share the process of designing, 3d printing, and manufacturing our own personal drone.

SOLIDWORKS Keyboard Shortcuts Guide

by Nic Rady

shortcut

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.

Automated Cache Management

by Francisco Guzman

I enjoy hearing about new approaches to automate repetitive tasks and facilitate daily processes. When I first heard about Enterprise PDM’s new option to automate caching behavior for Enterprise PDM 2014, I immediately thought about sharing this new useful functionality.

CAMWorks Tricks to Improve Your Efficiency

by Chris Lopez

1.  Modify individual moves in a toolpath Ever have a single motion in your toolpath that you’d like full manual control over?   In your Operation Tree, expand the “+” sign to the left of the operation you’d like to edit,

Discover Something New!

by Sandy Ortez

LearnThey say “knowledge is power,” and many can agree that education can be very expensive these days.  GoEngineer has put together many free events to help you discover, learn and grow.  Many of