• How do I create a cutout like this in solidworks?

    Hi, I'm new to solidworks and would like to ask a question.   So I was wondering how could I make a cutout like this projected onto my drawing in solidworks? Can't seem to find a function which I could use to m...
    Rokas Petkus
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  • how would i show the details of this press braked part on a drawing view?

    PART A: This is the part i'm mostly confused on. I normally just do straight edges bend parts but this one tapers down so its different. Would i just show the longest edge? Also, how would the press brake operator adj...
    Kevin Song
    last modified by Kevin Song
  • landscape

    do you have to have a separate drawing template for landscape sheet formats?
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  • (Pre-TTL Question) More than three sort criteria in BOMs?

    This is a potential TTL idea. I'm asking here to be sure that I understand correctly that there is an issue to improve. Reference installation 2018 SP5.   I'd like to suggest having extensible sort criteria for ...
    Tom Gagnon
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  • Changing Precision in a Cut List

    How do I change the Precision in a Cut List.  It's a field that uses an equation. I can't get it to behave as you expect it would.     
    Ray Fulks
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  • Am trying to convert solid body into sheet metal but facing the issue "Failed to add a rip. Please check the rip gap specified". Please help me am stuck badly.

    I have a model in solid but want to convert it in sheet metal, I have specified the edges and face but facing the issue; "Failed to add a rip. Please check the rip gap specified" Any help to way out will be  hi...
    Muhammad Ali
    last modified by Muhammad Ali
  • Export all sheets to separate files

    How to change prefix which is automaticaly created (00_<filename>.dwg, 01_<filename>.dwg, etc.) after exporting to dwg? I need suffix numbers like (<filename>00_.dwg, <filename>0...
    Martin Kaprál
    last modified by Martin Kaprál
  • How can I delete/hide the diagonal lines?

    Please see picture. How can I delete/hide the diagonal lines?    
    Matt Calzone
    last modified by Matt Calzone
  • Unable to save Reference Coordinate System to PDF

    Please see attached.   The Coordinate system shows up in modeling.  It shows up in detailing(sorta... it likes to disappear and only re-appear after i delete the view and undo it) It shows up in SW Print P...
    Joe Haglund
    last modified by Joe Haglund
  • scale annotations with view

    How do I get inspection data (notes) to move/scale when I scale a view?
    Doug Fitzgerald
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  • Changing inch unit from ( _in ) to  ( _' _" )

    So I have tried to put the units from "inch" to "foot & inches" in the units tab so that it will display the ( _' _" )   This works, but for dimensions larger than a foot. anything less than a foot it goes b...
    Ben Blick
    last modified by Ben Blick
  • Box within dimension command

    Hi All - does anyone know how to get a box around a dimension within the dimension command  - it is the 55.00 that I would like a box around. It has been added as a sketch for illustration purposes. I know how to...
    Simon Meir
    last modified by Simon Meir
  • Star (Asterix) in Balloons

    This is an old one but always seems to cause me headaches:   Assembly detailed drawing Assemblies (made up of parts)  are in a dummy assembly inserted off the face of the sheet individual assemblies ...
    Steve Reinisch
    last modified by Steve Reinisch
  • Calculating time required for drafting.

    I have some 200 parts to be drafted using solidworks 2016. I want to calculate the time required for drafting these parts depending on their detailing. Can anyone tell me what methods they follow to calculate the time...
    Nikhil Chavan
    last modified by Nikhil Chavan

    I had Solidworks 2011 and Solidworks 2018 loaded on my computer for a while. I just uninstalled Solidworks 2011 and now all the text on my drawings has turned to Italic text.   Something is overriding the Docu...
    Kevin Rinaldi
    last modified by Kevin Rinaldi
  • Create thread callout on a thread feature in a drawing

    After creating a internal or external thread using the thread feature feature. How do I go about calling out the thread specifications on the drawing? Currently I'm using a note to specify the information. Though when...
    Jake Hogarth
    last modified by Jake Hogarth
  • Creating a reference point at interection of two lines

    Hi I am trying to create a reference point. First, I created two axes as reference geometry. Then I use Insert -> Reference Geometry -> Point -> Intersection and then I select the two axes that I have create...
    Lev Dorosinskiy
    last modified by Lev Dorosinskiy

    Sorry guys , this just somehow changed on me recently and I cant figure out why. When I go to insert a note into my drawing , it is now much smaller than my main dimensions and i have to manually manipulate it. I'm gu...
    James Berry
    last modified by James Berry

    Hi all,   Is there a way to automatically space and arrange hole tags with a hole table in the same way that you can for dimensions? See pic attached. I have about 50 panels to draw each with a huge number of h...
    Oli Sparrow
    last modified by Oli Sparrow
  • Block and Multiple Sheet Drawings

    I have a title block in my drawing template and sheet format that is composed of several Blocks so that the title block elements can be easily rearranged.  If I create a drawing and add a second sheet, I get the ...
    Jim Sculley
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