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Apoorva Giriraja
Hello Guys, I recently upgraded my solid works tool to 2018 version. And I am noticing some weird behaviour of solid works. When ever I draw some drawings and reopen them again upon closing I end up with dangling dimensions. Here is the attached image for example. Please help me out to get over this problem. 
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Tim Smyth
I would like to control the position of my views e.g. sections arrayed at regular spacings.  I can sketch an array in the drawing sheet but cannot associate the views to the sketch geometry.  Nor can I move views by discreet distances or to a coordinate on the sheet.   Any ideas please?
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Isaiah Engle
Hello! I am trying to create a sort of wedge in a bnc style connector. This will be a component that connects to another component. I want to make this path (shown in blue in the image) so that as the attachment slides in, it tightens due to the friction of the shrinking walls. If anyone has advice it would be much appreciated. ALSO somewhat… (Show more)
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Uchenna Offor
Hello all,   I have a new problem (surprise, surpise )!   I got a hand sketch of a roll cage ( check attachments) to make a roll cage, which is a simple enough task... if I fully understood how to combine each view to make the intended design. The below is what I currently have, which is NOT a good roll cage design, so I know the problem is… (Show more)
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Isaiah Engle
I am trying to connect some 3d printed components without the use of glue, adhesive, or snap fit joints. I want to use a quarter turn that will lock the two pieces together. I have a cylinder and am trying to create a cut out path on the inside of the cylinder to have a path for the other joint to connect to.  I am attaching an image of the… (Show more)
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Yin Bruce
Hey guys here is a odd thing, if  i first made the drawing from a solid part and label the dimension in the drw, then i convert it to sheet metal,the dimension will lost it's connection. the only prevention measure what i can do is convert to sheet metal before making the drawing from the part. Sincerely appreciate who can explain something for… (Show more)
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Jennifer Farrar
Need a Macro to delete all dimensions on all sheets of .slddrw and we have no layers on any of our drawings.
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Chris Scougall
Forgive my ignorance here all as I am newer than I thought to solidworks. (used it 5 o 6 years ago)   I am trying to set it so that the variables in the model (description, dwg number, drawn by, etc) automatically populate when I create a drawing from that model. I have read through the variable mapping section in the admin guide but I must be… (Show more)
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Davif Dsdas
  Does anyone know how to mask the dimension background to avoid the dimension overlapping the line at the backside. Thanks for any reply.
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Daniel Abbott
I have tried numerous methods for creating this style of arrowhead, but the only way I can do it is to suppress one dimension line and draw a circle filled with a hatch pattern. I would like to just change one arrowhead to a single dot with no line running through the dimension. Tried changing to a dot, then changing the size of the arrowhead, but… (Show more)
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