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    Ok - please try the following:...

    Ok - please try the following:
    Insert>Tables>Design Table
    If the feature is greyed out then you probably don't have it the student edition, but I doubt this is the case.

    In addition there's a...
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    Cory, this is GREAT news! :thumbsup: It even...

    Cory, this is GREAT news! :thumbsup:
    It even managed to please me, and I'm extremely hard to please (If you don't believe me ask my ex-wife).

    Jeffrey.
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    Ok - A few comments: 1. Although SW has the...

    Ok - A few comments:

    1. Although SW has the option of importing STL files, this is a bad idea. STL files are a collection of triangular faces that SW treats as individual features. It then...
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    Could you please give us a little more background...

    Could you please give us a little more background to this problem?
    What are you trying to design?
    Where does your data come from?
    Is there any other format (other than STL) available?
    Is this an...
  5. I don't see any reason why not - my Dell laptop...

    I don't see any reason why not - my Dell laptop runs SW with considerably less resources.
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    As far as I know the Design Tables are a standard...

    As far as I know the Design Tables are a standard feature, so you should have it in the Student edition. (I can't check because I have the commercial package.)

    Jeffrey
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    You have very little control over the mesh and/or...

    You have very little control over the mesh and/or the solve and/or display of results, to the point where, IMHO, the tool is practically useless.
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    Looks like we've started a competition - who's...

    Looks like we've started a competition - who's got the worst computer:P
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    Hi Bill & Bill, I'm using a Dell laptop...

    Hi Bill & Bill,

    I'm using a Dell laptop Precision M4500 that I bought in 2011. 2.67 GHz quad core, 8 Gb RAM, 1 Tb hard disk (steam driven - not SSD), Windows 7.
    It works just fine, I work with...
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    I seriously doubt it:(

    I seriously doubt it:(
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    To check if your computer/graphics combination is...

    To check if your computer/graphics combination is "certified" or "tested" I suggest you go to:

    https://www.solidworks.com/SW/support/videocardtesting.html
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    Photo View 360 rendering software is hardware...

    Photo View 360 rendering software is hardware dependant. If your graphics card does not support hardware OPENGL, then SolidWorks does software rendering and the Photo View 360 option is greyed out....
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    Hi Bill/Ron, How about doing it without...

    Hi Bill/Ron,

    How about doing it without creating a new plane as follows:
    1. Sketch the path loop on one of the angled planes.
    2. Sketch the profile (circle) with the center offset by half the...
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    Hi Ron, To define the plane on which you want...

    Hi Ron,

    To define the plane on which you want to sketch the loop, Insert>Reference Geometry>Plane and for the First Reference choose one of the 60 degree faces on your bracket and set the Offset...
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    Hi Christian, I think Pull Up Now doesn't want...

    Hi Christian,

    I think Pull Up Now doesn't want the little piece of horizontal leader line in the dimension and he/she wants the decimal number to be centered directly above the vertical leader...
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    Hi again blane.c Herewith some screenshots of...

    Hi again blane.c

    Herewith some screenshots of a part showing the technique.


    761176127613

    Jeffrey
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    Ok - nobody is forcing you to use the sheet metal...

    Ok - nobody is forcing you to use the sheet metal module, so just model the final geometry with the fattened center section. Is my explanation of how to do so clear enough for you? (I made the...
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    Do you want to generate the final bent geometry,...

    Do you want to generate the final bent geometry, or the flat pattern of the sheet before the bend?

    1. Flat Pattern:
    Make a simple straight-line bend as a regular sheet metal part - i.e. without...
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    Hi blane.c, Care to give us some specifics so...

    Hi blane.c,

    Care to give us some specifics so that we can also become juicy pulp?
  20. I also don't have 2018 - could you post a STEP...

    I also don't have 2018 - could you post a STEP file of the assembly?
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    Hi Pull Up Now, Nice name - your mummy must be...

    Hi Pull Up Now,
    Nice name - your mummy must be very proud of you.

    Try this: Pick the dimension, then under the Leader tab pick Leader Style and check the Custom Text Box, and then choose the...
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    You guys are way ahead of me :eek: - No, I didn't...

    You guys are way ahead of me :eek: - No, I didn't get the mail about SW 2018 - maybe because I'm using a commercial version (so I'm not registered as one of the 7000 using the university edition).
    ...
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    Maybe I'm just being a party pooper (again ;)),...

    Maybe I'm just being a party pooper (again ;)), but I suspect the EAA/Student edition does not include the CAM module.
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    It's not so bad - if you had access to the...

    It's not so bad - if you had access to the subscription service you wouldn't need me ;)
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    Nope:(

    Nope:(
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