• Block Problem

    since moving to 2007, we are experiencing problems with the font sizes in blocks. The text size keeps changing and sometimes it even changes the dimension font size in the drawing template as well. It's definitely...
    Justin Peak
    last modified by Justin Peak
  • cotation esquisse

    Bonjour à tous mon service informatique a installé Windows 10 sur mon pc depuis je n'ai plus l'affichage des cotes d'esquisses. si je clic sur une ligne de mon rectangle d'esquisse le property manager s...
    Corinne Devémy
    last modified by Corinne Devémy
  • Link one drawing sheet into another drawing

    Hi!   I have created multiply drawings with many sheets for several assemblies. However, I would now like to create two main drawings that contains specific sheets in the drawings for the different assembli...
    Lars Digerud
    last modified by Lars Digerud
  • Crop view disappears ;-/

    Sometimes crop views disappears (I mean views is present, but empty). Sometimes helps if I edit crop sketch... But it's annoying way...
    Tadeusz Sliwinski
    last modified by Tadeusz Sliwinski
  • Sketching Problem

    I am having a problem making simple sketches.  Often the initial starting line shifts when I add additional dimensional lines to the sketch.  I tried minimizing this problem when I want to create a rect...
    Robert Gillis
    last modified by Robert Gillis
  • Theoretical Center Marks

    I'm currently designing a tool in solidworks 2019 for my graduation internship. Unfortunately due to my company's policy on secrecy I am not allowed to tell you what kind of tool, or include any files or pictures. I'l...
    Rik Jansen
    last modified by Rik Jansen
  • BOM QTY = "-" . Or, why to never destroy assembly configurations.

    I've really done it this time. (Or was it the guy that isn't here anymore? No PDM to trace it back) Well regardless, it's up to me to do something useful with it.  Install Ref. Version 2018 SP3.   Now that...
    Tom Gagnon
    last modified by Tom Gagnon
  • 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
  • Ordering holes in the hole table

    It's bit of a pain when trying to order the hole tags in desirable order So I did a little research and found an article giving a solution to this issue. Ordering Holes in a Hole Table It's not perfect but gives yo...
    Tateos Tvapanyan
    last modified by Tateos Tvapanyan
  • Is there a way to fix this drawing view boundary box issue that I'm experiencing with hidden bodies and section views?

    I successfully posted this yesterday, did a quick edit, and then it disappeared from my content list. The page of the original post said / still says "Please note: your content was added successfully, but a moder...
    Patrick Dunleavy
    last modified by Patrick Dunleavy
  • [Updated] Find Intersection using a mouse gesture [2 left clicks only] (FindIntersectionG utility)

    Update 03/18/2019: V1.01, improved code for better performance.   Update 03/12/2019: Attached a demonstration movie. No program changes.   Hello,   Attached is a utility, "FindIntersectionG.exe", tha...
    Kevin Chandler
    last modified by Kevin Chandler
  • [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
  • BOM Formula Not working solution

    Kudos to Tom Rogers for this fix.   We had a BOM formula that worked perfectly when created, but when saved as a Template and reinserted one column driven by an equation just stubbornly refused to work. It look...
    Rob Edwards
    last modified by Rob Edwards
  • Drawings Speed (Large Assemblies)

    The number 1 place where the company I work for suffers frustrations is when anyone is working on drawings of large assemblies.   Some background, I pushed the company that I work for to bring in someone for tra...
    Grant Mattis
    last modified by Grant Mattis
  • flag note bank not reliable

    Not long ago I discovered the "flag note bank" and thought it would be a savior. Especially since I am working on several projects that require a full B size page of notes that are referenced on subsequent pages of my...
    perry leets
    last modified by perry leets
  • Displaying surfaces in drawing views?

      I have a customer part translated from Catia with complexsurfaces. When inserting a drawing view the surfaces don't show up.How do I get surfaces to show up in drawing views?   TIA Rick
    Rick Donnellon
    last modified by Rick Donnellon
  • Can someone please explain x/y coordinates in note parameters in drawings? (SW 2014)

    I'm trying to uderstand how SW is coming up with the numbers for the x/y coordinates of notes.  Documentation says this parameter is x/y coordinates of the middle of a note.  In the standard D size sheet for...
    Mike Childers
    last modified by Mike Childers
  • [Updated] (HoverDubl utility) Double-click by keyboard instead of clicking the mouse (no "bumping" the note). Single & right click (others), too.

    Update 02/26/2019: V1.01 Fixed F8 enable menu and syncing of F9 enable menu with its enable submenu. New "HoverDubl Dubl Function Keys Setup V101.exe" attached (was "HoverDubl Dubl Function Keys Setup V100.exe"). De...
    Kevin Chandler
    last modified by Kevin Chandler
  • Workaround for Editing text and font size in a table in Solidworks 2018

    In at least my version of SW (2018 sp4) It is not always possible to edit font size or font type in a table in solidworks.  Solidworks needs to basically integrate excel since it's table functionality is so poor,...
    M. D.
    created by M. D.
  • (HoverRite) Right click (for a context menu) by keyboard instead of clicking the mouse.

    Hello,   For ease in using the mouse, or to help keep from bumping your drawing's presentation, use the HoverRite function of the HoverDubl utility located here: [Updated] (HoverDubl utility) Double-click by ke...
    Kevin Chandler
    created by Kevin Chandler