• Is this a know bug? Line thickness changing on its own while sketching?

    See screenshot attached, with red arrows pointing at the cats tail and shoulder.   Am using 2020 Student Version.
    Liam Ginann
    last modified by Liam Ginann
  • Dimension placement with text in the way

      How can I get around the dimension text being in the way of picking my second point?    This has driven me nuts for years...(I don't use the software as much as my users)   This is because many t...
    John Reese
    last modified by John Reese
  • Can I use different dimension 'Styles' in the same drawing?

    Can I use different dimension 'Styles' on different sheets of the same drawing? e.g. Sheet 1 will be our standard company style. Sheet 2 will be for external use where text size and decimal precision will be differen...
    maurice bellando
    last modified by maurice bellando
  • Buenas tardes, como puedo crear una plantilla de dibujo en el cual al momento de insertar una pieza, automaticamente aparezca las dimensiones en una tabla sin importar si es pieza rectangular o cilindrica, y tambien que aparezcan la dimensión con toleranc

    como puedo crear una plantilla de dibujo en el cual al momento de insertar una pieza, automaticamente aparezca las dimensiones en una tabla sin importar si es pieza rectangular o cilindrica, y tambien que aparezcan la...
    Joaquin Martínez Najera
    last modified by Joaquin Martínez Najera
  • How long ago was the 'Fully Define Sketch' tool introduced, and has it been improved over the years?

    Also, if it has improved over the years, is it it still considered bad-practice to ever make use of it?
    Liam Ginann
    last modified by Liam Ginann
  • Cannot save drawings of sheet metal parts with perforations.

    After installing 2021 I have found that I cannot save drawings of sheet metal parts with perforations, as soon as I click 'save' or 'save as' under the 'file' drop down menu it freezes. If I suppress the perforations ...
    Giovanni Mellios
    last modified by Giovanni Mellios
  • hello, besides the bounding box, does there exist a bounding cilinder ?

    hello, i discovered the bounding box, which is great to reveal overall size for prismatic parts, but does there exist also a bounding cilinder, for revolution parts ? thank you
    Deadly Kitten
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  • Rotate/Align a 2D Pentagon

    Rotate/Align the pentagon on the left so that it's right-most side aligns with the vertical construction line beside it (as shown on the right)   I could only get this to work by redrawing the pentagon - am...
    Liam Ginann
    last modified by Liam Ginann
  • cavity volume

    How can i get the volume of a cavity ?
    Etienne Bouffard
    last modified by Etienne Bouffard
  • Can SolidWorks drawing automatically add view labels?

    Hi,   Does anyone know if SolidWorks can automatically add front, right, and bottom view labels in drawing based on the models orientation? See the attached image with the labels. 
    Jacob Cadwell
    last modified by Jacob Cadwell
  • Show decal created on surface on 2D dwg

    I have a surfacing model with a decal on it. How to show the decal on the 2D drawing? thanks
    Christian Chu
    last modified by Christian Chu
  • Is there a way to have a different REV table on each sheet?

    I have a 5 sheet drawing document that is a family of parts. Each sheet has a different component and also has a different revision. I would like to have a REV table on each sheet that is independent of the other 4 sh...
    rodney mansfield
    last modified by rodney mansfield
  • Is it OK to use centerlines for all your construction-line needs when 2D sketching?

    Or, to put it another way - Does SolidWorks view centerlines and construction lines as being the same thing? Am using 2020 Student Version.
    Liam Ginann
    last modified by Liam Ginann
  • Is it possible to isolate drawing views?

    Would it somehow be possible to easily execute an isolate command in drawings similarly to assembly mode? With particularly heavy drawings I often tend to hide all the other views except the one that I'm working on. T...
    Jyrki Luumi
    last modified by Jyrki Luumi
  • how to create a custom a1 template

    i have a template for a a2 sheet. (shown in the attachment) but how can i use the same title block for an a1 sheet?
    Diederik Oppenhuis
    last modified by Diederik Oppenhuis
  • Cropping View Distorts Certain Hatch Patterns

    I found this when working on a drawing using SW2017 SP5.  The problem can be easily duplicated.  Below is an image of a drawing of a simple disk with four rectangular extruded cuts.  The rectangular fac...
    Jim Sculley
    last modified by Jim Sculley
  • Urgent: Grid displaying when save as jpg?!

    Hello,   When I save a sheet from a drawing as JPG(File>Save as> *.jpg), I the grid is displayed. I've done this process many times, but this never happened before.   Can some provide me some i...
    Heino Minnema
    last modified by Heino Minnema
  • Displaying Prime marks instead of in. when showing units in drawing

    I'm trying to find a way to show all my dimensions in my drawing with a consistent unit format. When I select show units of dimension in document properties I can get the units to show however my fractions show (") in...
    Steven Carreno
    last modified by Steven Carreno
  • Annoying pop up dailog box

    This dialog box that pops up EVERYTIME I touch the cut-list (or BOM too, I believe) is infinitely frustrating.. I mean, I know I need it and it serves its purpose well. But it almost always pops itself.. Exactly. In....
    Damien Petty
    last modified by Damien Petty
  • Automatically Populate Predefined Views on Multiple Sheets in Drawing Template

    I have a 2 sheet drawing template and both sheets contain predefined views.  How do you get the predefined views on sheet 2 to automatically populate with the same model used in sheet 1?  Sheet 1's views pop...
    Michael Wade
    last modified by Michael Wade