• How to make an extruded hole in sheetmetal

    Sounds simple right   what i actually want is this so its a hole in the sheetmetal that leaves the sleeve intact to enable a thread to be formed within it   im sure a form tool could do it but is there an ...
    Adrian Miles
    created by Adrian Miles
  • Recommendation for Drawing/Drafting resources

    Hello, i'm new to SW, learning it for University so far and need recommendation for learning Resources. So far i'm OK with modeling but for Drafting, I face difficulty finding appropriate resource.   Learnin...
    Mohammad Tahoon
    last modified by Mohammad Tahoon
  • Dimension on tangent.

    Dimension between a tangent on two compound angles. hello all I want to know if its possible to dimension between the tangent on two compound angles.I don't want the min, max or the center, I want the point at which i...
    Jamario Clinton
    last modified by Jamario Clinton
  • [Updated] (HoverIntersect) Find Intersection with 1 (or 2) key presses, zero mouse clicks.

    Update 03/12/2019: No program changes. Just a notice that [Updated] Find Intersection using a mouse gesture [2 left clicks only] (FindIntersectionG utility) is available for those who prefer gestures.   Hello, &...
    Kevin Chandler
    last modified by Kevin Chandler
  • SW 2019 Add to Library Folder Selection Not Functioning?

    I am trying to add a drawing note to the Design Library in SW 2019 (SP 3.0) as I have done many times in SW 2018 and in the UI a folder which is required cannot be selected.  The selection field is blank.  S...
    Frank Root
    last modified by Frank Root
  • Having trouble setting default layers for various type of entities in Drawing files.

    Hello Community,   I am revising drawing templates on solidworks 2019. I want my dimensions, annotations, centerline etc to be on specific respective layers created for them in advance. I have assigned respectiv...
    Hardik Sheta
    last modified by Hardik Sheta
  • E-Drawings Changes Units???

    Has anyone ever experienced the issue when having a drawing (.dwg) done in MM when opened up in E-Drawings have it convert to inches?  I have see in other posts while researching this issue that other software's ...
    Scott McFadden
    last modified by Scott McFadden
  • Question: cut with an angle

    Are there any tools or functions that will cut in an angle? I am enclosing a picture, it is inside the red circle I am curious about, if it is possible to use like a revolved cut and tell it to cut in an angle or some...
    Patrik Nilsson
    last modified by Patrik Nilsson
  • model break view gone?

    We were very excited about the new feature called "model break view" - allowing you to shorten your isometric views correctly (not workarounds) without having to scale it down.  We tested it during beta & dur...
    Steve Tietz
    last modified by Steve Tietz
  • Inconsistent line and paragraph spacing

    SolidWorks 2019. I seem to be having an issue with notes in my drawings. Both paragraph and line spacing are inconsistent. The spacing between lines grows and shrinks, changing just by simple things such as clicking o...
    Shayne Green
    last modified by Shayne Green
  • Customize the Options Menu

    Hi, When I detail parts I always want to see the drawing in fractions of an inch, or in three decimals places.  Now I have to constantly go to Options, Document Properties and make the c...
    Robert Gillis
    last modified by Robert Gillis
  • How to change the main piece in a drawing?

    Hello, I hope you can help me, As you can see in the example I have two pieces inserted in a drawing. How can I change the piece, which is linked to the related texts in the drawing, for the other piece? I hope you un...
    Juan Maria Reybet
    last modified by Juan Maria Reybet
  • SolidWorks 2019 really slow

    Hello everyone, Just started learning SolidWorks 2019 at my university. I bought a Dell Precision 7520 workstation specifically for SolidWorks and MATLAB purposes. The laptop has a Xeon E3-1545m V5 CPU, 32 GB RAM, Qua...
    Stefan Cvijetic
    last modified by Stefan Cvijetic
  • Drawing template

    Hi there, I have created custom drawing template for my company. I want to add attribute of specific configuration name for part number. How can i do this? so that when i add config. part to drawing. the part numb...
    Abhishek Joshi
    last modified by Abhishek Joshi
  • Detail Views Moving

    Major changes, minor changes, opening the drawing, or getting a cup of coffee all seem to make the detail view sketches change location. Simply dragging them back isn't too bad on a drawing that has only one or t...
    Garrett Shank
    last modified by Garrett Shank
  • Add Folder Directory to drawing

    I am trying to setup a drawing template to populate a field with the name of the last folder, of the directory where the file is saved. Example. If the file directory is: C:\Program Files\SolidWorks Corp\SolidWorks\...
    Ian Barry
    last modified by Ian Barry
  • External Cosmetic Thread

    SW 2016 I have a part and added a M30 cosmetic thread. The thread shows on the part file, but It will not show on the drawing. The thread size is called out on the drawing, but can not see it. Everything is checked a...
    Bob Tosi
    last modified by Bob Tosi
  • CSWA Exam Drawing?

    Are there any drawing questions on the CSWA test aside from determining types of views? I've taken the example test and only saw two questions asking about section and/or cropped views. Nothing about technique or skil...
    Tripp Warren
    last modified by Tripp Warren
  • Why can i run a task in solidwork programmer?

    hello, i want to export a lot of draw solidwork file to pdf, but.. i normally set the task but at the moment when the task most to be run, nothing happen! i don't know why...  can you help me??? i mean, solidwork...
    Abraham Barroeta
    last modified by Abraham Barroeta
  • How do i disanble that green lines??

    hello, i don't what i did it, but once just show me that green lines!.. how do i disanble??  
    Abraham Barroeta
    last modified by Abraham Barroeta