Ken Carpenter used to have a website for UK users but that died due to
work commitments etc.
We also looked at setting up a UKUG but at that time the user base was
small and only a hand full of users were interested.
Also, there are a lot of issues to how the UG is structured, for
- Location - I'm in Oxfordshire
- Should the VAR's be involved - or should it be independent. It's my
belief it should be independent but the VAR's hold the key to
accessing the UK userbase so.....
- I am all for a UKUG and would be willing to get involved in setting
one up if the interest is there.
Drop me an email if you want to take it further.
Also, it would be interesting if any potential members to drop me an
email to gauge the potential size of the group, and location of the
I think the Var's should be involved, due to their expert knowledge on
But also because, it would work both ways, they get free publicity and we
get free information.
Also, nothing like having all the var's there, to pit them against each
I think the lack of a user group in the UK, is hindering our progress in the
UK, to be better.
The Solidworks scenario in the UK, at the moment is, once sold, get on with
it, if you want help, pay more money.
With a user group, many simple ideas and solutions to problems, can be
found, thereby enhancing the user's productivity and Solidworks sales at
the same time.
Ahhhh!, I should be on the Jono and Cliff show with that last statement! :-S
Anyone want to buy some 3D cad software? hehe
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