Re: SW student edition
- From: Edward T Eaton <ed1701@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 21:29:36 -0800 (PST)
Watermark that warns it's not for commercial use.
A cautionary Warning from the San Jose user group meeting last week
relating to "student-version" parts on 3d content central:
I had lunch with a guy who downloaded parts from 3D content central.
He was working on a project, things were going great, then he went to
make his drawing of the assembly and he got the watermark.
He had to manually suppress or delete (I don't remember) components,
then toggle back to the drawing, until the watermark went away to
figure out which of the parts was the culprit.
I do not know if SolidWorks has introduced a 'Student' filter since
he downloaded those parts (bet you anything they haven't), but I do
know that this is a big issue that is worth keeping an eye out for.
(personal note: I don't trust any online model until I have it in my
hand and can confirm dims with my calipers. If I know I am going to
buy it, I buy it, get it in, and check. But it still wouldn't have
occured to me to make a test drawing to insure against an "educational
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