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Highlights of SolidWorks 2012
User Interface
Mouse Gestures and Shortcuts for Macros and Commands
Recent Documents and Open Documents
Pinning and Unpinning Recent Documents
Closing Documents from the Open Documents List
Opening Containing Folders for Documents
Search Commands
Searching for Commands
Assigning Search Shortcuts to Commands
Search Commands Example
Select All
Spanning and Fitting to Displays
Understanding Span Displays
Spanning Displays
Restoring Spanned Displays
Understanding Fit to Displays
Fitting to Displays
Unit System in the Status Bar
SolidWorks Fundamentals
Application Programming Interface
Document Recovery
Blank Custom Properties
Visual Improvements to the Graphics Area
Section Display and Coloring
Zebra Stripes and Curvature Analysis
Ambient Occlusion
New Equations Dialog Box
Modify Dialog Box for Dimensions
Using Equations
Exporting and Linking Equations
Changing a Dimension with the Modify Dialog Box
Resource Monitor
Installation Manager
Administrative Image Option Editor
Large Design Review
Assembly and Component Information
Opening and Resolving Components
Usability and Workflow Improvements
Creating Subassemblies
Editing Flexible Subassemblies
Face and Edge Names in Lightweight Components
Finding Missing References
Hiding and Showing Components
Hiding the Broken Reference Indicator
Mate Reference Propagation
Modifying Component Dimensions
Opening Assemblies
Reloading a Component after Discarding Changes
Saving Components Edited Within Assemblies
Smart Fasteners
• ProStep EDMD Import and Export
ProStep EDMD Import and Export
Equations in Configurations
• Costing Overview
Costing Overview
Setting File Locations
Evaluating the Cost of a Sheet Metal Part
Changing Costing Inputs
Switching the Costing Template
Setting a Baseline
Changing Materials
Modifying the Costing Template
Changing Model Geometry
Creating Reports
Drawings and Detailing
Align Balloons with Magnetic Lines
Inserting Magnetic Lines
To insert magnetic lines:
Attaching Balloons to Magnetic Lines
Inserting Magnetic Lines Automatically
Automatically Insert Center Marks
Inserting Center Marks Automatically
To automatically insert center marks:
Bend Tables
Inserting Bend Tables
Setting Bend Table Properties
To set bend table properties:
Highlighting Changed Dimensions
Turning On Highlighting
Specifying Highlighting Color
Changes that Are Highlighted
Isolating Changed Dimensions
Customize Section View Label Fonts
Setting Section View Label Fonts
Display Hole Wizard Hole Sizes Using Hole Type
Displaying Sizes with Letters and Numbers
Switching the Display
Exploded Drawing Views
Improved GB Standard Templates
Insert Bills of Materials in Non-active Sheets
Open Assemblies and Subassemblies from Drawing Views
Activating the Option
Opening the Component From the Context Toolbar
Opening the Component From the Shortcut Menu
Ordering Balloons
Inserting a Bill of Materials
To insert a bill of materials:
Inserting Balloons Following Assembly Order
Numbering the Balloons Sequentially
Setting the First Balloon
Punch Tables
Reuse Letters from Deleted Views
Reusing Letters from Deleted Views
Set Section View Arrows
Setting Arrow Types
Stacked Balloons
Creating Stacked Balloons
Changing Line Lengths
Aligning Stacked Balloons
To align stacked balloons:
Dragging Stacked Balloons
Bills of Materials
File References
SolidWorks Enterprise PDM
Administration Tool
Customized Enterprise PDM Menus
Displaying Full User Names in the User Interface
Replication Failover
File Explorer and SolidWorks Add-in
Browse to Option
Exporting Indented Bills of Materials
Searching Within File-based Dialog Boxes
Version Toggle on Where Used Tab
Dialog Box Toolbars
Product Support
System Performance
Web Client Access Extended
Flow Simulation
Physical Models and Technology
Advanced Geometry Resolution
DO Radiation Model
Draught Rate
Hybrid Technology for Isothermal Cavitation
Thermal Joint
Tracer Study
Automatic Rebuild Options
Callout at Invalid Contact
Contact Resistance
Color Bar
Context Animation
Crop Region for Flow Trajectories
Exporting Results
High-quality Highlight
Parameter List
Exporting Multisheet Drawings to the DXF or DWG Paper Space
Importing Creo Elements/Pro (Pro/Engineer) Files
Importing .IFC Files
Importing Unigraphics Files
Motion Studies
Including Motion Results in Sensors
Parts and Features
Feature Freeze
Enabling Feature Freeze
Freezing Features
Exploded Views of Multibody Parts
Creating an Exploded View
Auto-spacing Bodies
Collapsing an Exploded View
Hole Wizard - Placement of Holes
Templates for Split Parts
Reference Planes
Dimensioning from Flanges
Sheet Metal
Cuts Across Bends
Edge Flanges
Flat Patterns
Forming Tools
Creating an Insertion Point
Inserting Forming Tools
Replacing Forming Tools
Linking Forming Tools
Transforming the Placement Sketch
Creating Punch IDs
Inserting a Punch Table
Swept Flanges
Beams in Linear Dynamic Studies
Beam Bonding
Torsional Constants for Beams
Beam Results
Parameters Interface
Linking a Simulation (or Motion) Feature to a Parameter
Motion Optimization
Creating a Design Study with Motion Parameters
Optimization of a Catapult with Motion Features
Defining the Design Study Variable
Defining Constraint and Goal
Running the Optimization
Nonlinear Studies
Auto-bonding Shell Edges to Solid Faces
Import Flow Simulation Data
Inserting Dimensions
Add Dimension
Over Defined Sketches
Using Centerlines to Create Radial and Diametric Dimensions
Linear and Circular Sketch Patterns
Downstream Features
Dimensions in Linear and Circular Patterns
Shortcut Menus
Sketch Rotation
Increased Input Control
Specifying Recycled Content
Specifying Manufacturing and Assembly Details
Specifying Part and Assembly Use Parameters
Specifying Shipping Details
Specifying End of Life Disposal Methods
Environmental Impact Dashboard Changes
Adding Materials
Updating the Materials Database
Requesting Materials
• Performance and Customization Enhancements
Performance and Customization Enhancements
Customizing Toolbox
• Cut List Properties
Cut List Properties
SolidWorks Workgroup PDM
Rebuilding Workgroup PDM Vault Metadata
Accessing the Workgroup PDM Vault from Windows 7 and Windows Vista
Pack and Go Improvements
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