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5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-20)

5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. 1.To dimensions from tangent edges of an arc or circle, hold Shift and select the tangent edge closest to the desired placement. 2.You can create parts in … Continue reading

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5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-19)

5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. 1.You can press the space bar to bring up the Orientation dialog box. 2.When dimensionsing, right-click to lock the orientation of the dimensions (inside/outside angle or horizontal/vertical/parallel). … Continue reading

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5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-18)

5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. 1.When you create a new projected, section, or auxiliary view, by default it is aligned with the parent view. To break the default alignment, hold down Ctrl … Continue reading

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5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-17)

5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. 1.You can create blocks from commonly used sketches and easily reuse them in sketches, drawings, and models to quickly copy a sketch. 2.Use the Sketch Picture command … Continue reading

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5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-16)

5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. 1.Click the Show in Folder icon next to recent documents in the File menu to browse to their location. 2.You can pin files in the recently used … Continue reading

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5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-15)

5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. 1.You can specify the defalt line font for many types of drawing items. Click Tools, Options, Document Properties, Line Font. 2.A sketch has a minus in front … Continue reading

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5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-14)

5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. 1.When editing a part in an assembly, you can force the other components to become transparent, making it easier to select the part to be edited. Right-click … Continue reading

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SolidWorks Drawing Tips and Workarounds

SolidWorks wants to know about your drawing workarounds. A while back Matt Lorono from SolidWorks started an interesting post on the forum. Looking for user feedback on what is most troublesome in regards using SolidWorks drawings. One could think that … Continue reading

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5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-13)

5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. 1.You can use Interference Detection to make sure components in an assembly don’t intersect one another. 2.You can use Hide/Show Items on the Heads-Up View Toolbar to … Continue reading

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5 Productive SolidWorks Tips (REV-12)

5 SolidWorks Tips that may possible be helpful kick starting your 3D day. 1.You can use the Split Part feature to remove geometry from an imported body. This can be used in the place of trying to create a cut … Continue reading

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