Log in to follow, share, and participate in this community. Hi I'm trying to use Hole Series to create a hole, but the size automatically selected appears to be too small. My assembly has a metal spacer with a M3 tapped hole and a plate. When I create a clearance ... Being able to change the configuration of a component directly without needing to open the Component Properties dialog box was a great enhancement. However, making your selection from the drop-down and then righ... Since reading about the limit mate in last weeks post I have
tried it out and notice that when I move the part I have limited,
it does not move to it's limits when dragged with the mouse, but
always stops short. I hav... according to solidworks help, I may use the "simplify" function ( 2018 SOLIDWORKS Help - Simplifying Parts and Assemblies ) on assembly. There is nowhere written that the assembly should comply with some restric... Im working with assembly that has several parts. In Windows Explorer shows small blue arrow like below. This icon has only on Solidworks part files. What is the reason for this? Thank in advance Hi, I'm trying to create an assembly of many different components from online for a robotics project. For two of the components, I've found that the order with which I load them affects how they load. For example, if... The "Pattern Driven Component Pattern" is a tremendous asset when working with assemblies containing hardware (and I occasionally use it for non-hardware components). However, that "Select Seed Position" checkbo... Don't let that change slip by you! So you can now make your Skeleton Sketch Part an Envelope and set this setting...Now SW won't allow part to part relations that aren't to that SSP. I haven't played with ... Howdy, Is there an method of using a moving part in an assembly to produce a mated-cut (with clearance) as either part is moved into/through the other? Is it possible to pick a configuration of a part within a sub-assembly based on a component or sketch in the top level assembly? The diameter shown is the driving dimension The flanges ar... How to change assembly parts symbol to normal? hi , my company just fo upgrad to 2019, but some parts symbol in assembly was changed became letter , i have attached the picture . thanks... It's been a few months since I've had to deal with SW. I place a component in an assembly. It comes in fixed. So I float it, and try to mate it to my basic datum planes. The first mate always comes in as a loc... I have an assembly that I'm having trouble mating correctly. I have a ball joint which is off axis to a target and a given distance a way. The ball joint is free to rotate and I want to set a mate that will force it t... Hey folks, how can I hide some components of an assembly when in assembly drawing? For example, I have a ladder steel structure and I need to dimensioning its angle-irons but there are some checkered plate in its front. Hi, I am using SW2018. I am having trouble making a mirror of a table leg I have in an assembly. I have the leg and the plain in the assembly as shown in the picture. The mirror dialog box is o... Hello... newbie here... still wading through Solidworks, learning as I go. I did some searching, and maybe I missed it, so I'll go ahead and ask... I am working on making user guides from existing 3D models and then m... If this has been asked please forgive me - - I have a plumbing assembly We use both sides of a union and they appear in one assembly but have to be installed on two different "sub-assem... is there another way to collapse an assembly? the only way I know to do it is to right click the explode configuration inside configurations tab and select collapse. my problem is that a lot of times whe... I am trying to delete 3 configurations and create 3 new ones.
I can't delete the configs. Any suggestions? Hi, I'm looking for the next thing: I have a model that I can steer with LENGTH, WIDTH, ANGLE and HEIGHT. This by changing a custom property on assembly level with the property tab builder. Now I hav...