What good is Twitter for?
It’s a powerful tool for many people as well as for businesses building brands, but it’s even more powerful where there’s a strong user base. In the CAD world, and SolidWorks in particular, the connection between users just keeps getting stronger. On twitter, you can interact with SolidWorks user, SolidWorks employees, a Former CEO and now you can even get a heavy dose of SolidWorks Tips. Check this out.
Lou Gallo, Ben Eadie and I are taking on the 140 character limit in Twitter to bring you fast-paced, useful tips everyday. Here’s an example of some of the tips you’ll see in just one topic that covers tips for the SolidWorks FeatureManager.
|Enable arrow key navigation (Tools, Options, System Options, FeatureManager) to enable arrow key control of the rollback bar in the FM tree.|
|RMB on a plane to ‘Auto-Size’ it when working on very large assemblies or parts.|
|To view mates in common in an assembly, CTRL select components from FM, click on the PropertyManager (second tab). Common are bolded items.|
|Document properties access from the FeatureManager (FM). Hit ESC once and right click in FM background and select Document Properties.|
|Feature manager (FM) have all things expanded? Need to collapse it all? Hit esc once and then right click in the FM, choose Collapse Items.|
|To see component description in FeatureManager (FM) Right-Click in FM on file name. Select Tree Display, Show Component Descriptions.|