myCADtools: GetCoordinates2D – Productivity Tools For SOLIDWORKS

To download this tool, click on the link given in the description. GetCoordinates3D enables you to create, in a 2D drawing, a table of coordinates associated with reference points. You can extract either 3D XYZ coordinates or 2D XY coordinates in projected mode. I confirm 3D mode. I can choose a table template of coordinates and I can […]

myCADtools: ColorChart – Productivity Tools For SOLIDWORKS

To download this tool, click on the link given in the description. ColorChart enables you to apply colours to SOLIDWORKS entities (bodies, faces, functions, parts, assemblies, etc.) using standard colour charts. ColorChart opens in the SOLIDWORKS “task pane”. ColorChart offers 3 standard colour charts: Pantone, mainly used in building work… RAL for industry… and RGB. You can also […]

Cultural Detective: Increase Productivity, Strengthen Relationships (no intro)

Your business is increasingly dependent on a global workforce, a global customer base, and the ability to navigate a complex maze of multicultural situations. Situations that, if not handled well, can lead to employee turnover, lost customers, bad publicity and more. The Cultural Detective can provide you and your employees a simple yet powerful process for navigating that […]

myCADtools: CreatePoints – Productivity Tools For SOLIDWORKS

To download this tool, click on the link given in the description. SOLIDWORKS does not offer any solution to automatically generate 2D or 3D sketch points on a series of curves or contiguous surfaces. We are going to see how CreatePoints meets this need perfectly. Let’s start by creating points on curves. I can select edges of bodies […]

myCADtools: AssemblyBoard – Productivity Tools For SOLIDWORKS

To download this tool, click on the link given in the description. AssemblyBoard enables you to automatically create component drawings from bills of materials for your SOLIDWORKS assemblies. AssemblyBoard is directly integrated into your SOLIDWORKS design software. When selecting the bill of materials, AssemblyBoard retrieves all of its properties. Using this bill of materials, you can easily select […]

myCADtools: SmartBom – Productivity Tools For SOLIDWORKS

To download this tool, click on the link given in the description. SmartBom enables you to automate and standardise the process of creating bills of materials for your designs produced using SOLIDWORKS, for different departments such as Production or even the Purchasing department. SmartBom enables you to create a bill of materials from an assembly, a machine-welded part […]

myCADtools: LayerManager – Productivity Tools For SOLIDWORKS

To download this tool, click on the link given in the description. In a SOLIDWORKS drawing, LayerManager enables you to create and assign layers to annotations and to components of an assembly. I select the types of annotations to distribute across the layers. For each type of annotation, it is possible to assign a name, description and colour […]

Accessibility updates in Outlook – across desktop, mobile and web

(machine startup) (music) (David Gorelik, Sr. Program Mgr., Outlook) We’re engineering Outlook using the principles of what we call inclusive design. (David Gorelik, Sr. Program Mgr., Outlook) This applies to our desktop mobile and browser experiences. In the next few minutes, I’ll show you some of the work (Accessibility updates in Microsoft Outlook) our team is doing to […]

How Online CAD and Mobile CAD Improve Collaboration Around Drawings

We are working on ARES Commander with an open drawing from a local folder. Using the CLOUD STORAGE palette, we can save the drawing in a cloud storage service like Box, Google Drive, Dropbox or Microsoft OneDrive. In this way, we will be able to continue working with this project, from any other device because any modification we […]

myCADtools: LocalHelp – Productivity Tools For SOLIDWORKS

To download this tool, click on the link given in the description. LocalHelp enables you to display a list of shortcuts in the SOLIDWORKS “task pane”. These shortcuts can be associated with all types of Windows documents or URL links. You can therefore integrate documentation specific to your company directly into the SOLIDWORKS interface. I already have 7 […]