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Lee Campbell
For example, I have a part that is a weldment. A single piece of tube. When this is brought into a BOM it assigns the part a number (31) and then the weldment a number (32), when in reality its the same thing. Can I combine the two without manually editing the BOM?  
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David Dillon
Ok, I have a saved note in the design library. I place it in a drawing and edit it. Then "Add to Library" the new note with the same name as before which overrides the one in the library. then I select the updated note and place it on the drawing and get the following error:   Click on "OK" but note is not placed in the drawing. I cannot find… (Show more)
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Duane Weatherford
I am having trouble with the Automatic Border.  I have a sheet format that I have used in the past without issue in my drawings.  Now in Solidworks 2016 if I go into the properties of the drawing and change the sheet scale the Automatic Border is added and I have 2 borders.   I then tried redrawing my sheet format with the Automatic borders and… (Show more)
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When I save a SolidWorks drawing as DWG or DXF, some of the original font colors from the drawing doesn't export correct For example: The picture below shows and .sldnotestl (annotation file) inserted into the drawing and the values are populated from the part properties All the other fonts from the title block exports properly with the same… (Show more)
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Kevin Andrews
I have a flange that I have designed to mate with a 4" male NPT (tapered). I have never had to designate anything other than standard threads before, so I am at a loss here. I had a simple callout notating " 4" NPT TAPERED " - my co-engineer marked it and said that I needed to indicate thread engagement as well.   Based on this website: Normal… (Show more)
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Frank Mach
I would like to enhance a picture using rendering/photoView360 options. How can I import a picture, let said, from a JPEG format and do that?
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Raul González
Si creo una chapa metálica simétrica. Cuando realizo el plano 2d, no me deja hacer el desplegado. No me aparece en la lista de vistas. Lo puedo hacer cambiando la configuración de la vista, pero no me aparecen las líneas de pliegue. Podría ayudarme? He probado de entrar a propiedades de vista, pero no me deja la opción de hacer clic en "visualizar… (Show more)
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Alex Doran
Hi there everyone,   After all of the previous truck loads of problems associated with using Draftsight and it's terrible activation procedure, i am now plagued with more problems. One user on Windows 10 Pro x64 developed a bug where Draftsight would open then immediately close after the splashscreen, then another user developed the same problem.… (Show more)
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Derek Eldridge
I'm using a "Reference Geometry Coordinate System" in a PCB component to set it's orientation in CircuitWorks. I want to dimension to that coordinate system in an assembly drawing i'm creating for PCBA layout. Though, the drawing doesn't seem to allow me to select the coordinate system as a feature to measure to. Is this a limitation of… (Show more)
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