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CONVERT VIEW TO SKETCH

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CONVERT VIEW TO SKETCH­­­­­­­ While working in SOLIDWORKS drawing we have option for “CONVERT VIEW TO SKETCH” Right click inside a drawing view -> convert view to sketch It’s a simple yet useful tool. Basically, it helps the user to convert a view into sketch. While converting we have 3 options- Replace view with sketch […]

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Why does my SOLIDWORKS Model appear Black?

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When a SOLIDWORKS model changes appearance and becomes black, the cause of the change may not be found in the display-state pane…. In the above image, the actual colour which given is red. And it appears black. And why…?   because lights have been disabled. Lights are turned off and need to be turned on. […]

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COSMETIC THREAD CALL OUT

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Where are the hidden settings for the display of SOLIDWORKS Cosmetic Threads? PROBLEM – Sometimes you are unable to display cosmetic threads as intended in your drawings or assemblies. Given the difficulty that can ensue with the display of this annotation feature, many give up and elect to avoid using SOLIDWORKS cosmetic threads altogether. This […]

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How Pixel Density works in SOLIDWORKS Visualize

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Pixel Density controls the Pixels per Inch (PPI) quality of an image, this is much like Dots per Inch (DPI) the difference between these variables is: PPI is how many pixels live in a square inch of your screen DPI is how many dots live in a square inch of printed paper Creating fast loading content for […]

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Sequential Drop test Simulation in SolidWorks

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Problem statements: The packaging unit is dropped 12 times with different angle position as per the standard. we need to open the packaging unit at the end of the 12 th iterations only, in between we should not open. End of all iteration we want to know any damages occurred or not. if it is […]

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Techniques & Time savers for Assembly

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Smart Components: You can create Smart Components from components that you use frequently that require the addition of associated components and features.   Examples: A connector with mounting screws, nuts, screw holes, and a cutout. A retaining ring with a groove. A motor with bolts and mounting holes. Training Assembly: The assembly which you take […]

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Property Tab Builder

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What is a Property Tab Builder: Property Tab Builder is a stand-alone utility used to create a customised interface for entering properties into SolidWorks files. The tabs you create with Property Tab Builder appear in the SolidWorks interface on the Custom Properties tab in the Task Pane. You can create different tab templates for parts, […]

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ADDING PLC IN SOLIDWORKS ELECTRICAL LIBRARY

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While working with PLC , it is difficult to Design the terminal drawing for different PLC’s . This technical tips helps you to create new PLC into the library and how easily can create and use the PLC circuit . Adding new manufacturer part in library Ribbon menu -> click Library Manufacturer parts manager. Manufacture […]

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Time Saving Tips & Tricks in SolidWorks

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SKETCHING PRACTICES: Holding CTRL Key while creating sketches stops adding Geometrical relation to the sketch You can use the “S” key to launch the shortcut bars, which contain lots of common tools. SHIFT Key snaps geometry to Grid snap Increments Press CTRL Key again to bring back the Sketch relations for multiple items You can […]

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