SolidWorks Composer

By working directly with 3D CAD data, Composer helps illustrators and writers create high-quality 3D images and animations quickly. It repurposes 3D across your organization, providing a universal “language” that eliminates misunderstandings, helps you work faster, and reduces translation costs.

How to Integrate Images into Microsoft Word with SolidWorks Composer

How to Integrate Images into Microsoft Word with SolidWorks Composer

Integrating SolidWorks Composer Images into Microsoft Word SolidWorks Composer is a middle-man, plain and simple. Composer utilizes 3D CAD data to generate both pre- and post-production images that will allow Technical Publishers to generate owner’s manuals, spec sheets, instructional material, or whatever while the designers are still designing. The power behind SolidWorks Composer is its […]

3DVIA Composer Tech Tip: Growing a Wire

3DVIA Composer Tech Tip: Growing a Wire

Spring is finally here and all kinds of things are popping up, molting, sprouting, blooming, and growing…. By planting the seeds from your CAD system in the rich soils of your 3DVIA Composer garden, you can grow things too!  Today, we’re going to “grow” a wire from its seed.  There is a special video at […]

3DVIA Composer Tech Tip: Actors Savant (aka Dummy Actors)

3DVIA Composer Tech Tip: Actors Savant (aka Dummy Actors)

OK, so I’m stretching the word play a bit. My intended reference (found at merriam-webster.com) is the second definition of idiot savant: a person who is highly knowledgeable about one subject but knows little about anything else. This is the perfect way to describe 3DVIA Composer‘s “dummy actors.”           What is […]

Create an Alphabetical BOM in 3DVIA Composer

Create an Alphabetical BOM in 3DVIA Composer

Have you ever wanted to create a Bill of Materials from your design in an alphabetical list, like when you buy a piece of furniture? You can do this with 3DVIA Composer. Simply use the BOM Workshop within 3DVIA Composer. The cool thing is that it creates BOM IDs from properties like actor name, actor […]