• Design table - Re-Design!!

    Change your whole crew with Design Table. It's frustrating and very unstable! Let's get real!
    Seth Tayfun
    last modified by Seth Tayfun
  • Linking design table to a file makes file saving slow - how I keep the link without saving?

    I have a part which has a lot of dimensions driven by a Design Table. I want to link this Design Table to an external file, so I can edit it via Excel outside of SOLIDWORKS (which is much more convenient, even more th...
    J. R.
    last modified by J. R.
  • Feature control based on configuration

    I need to create a rule to suppress/unsuppress a feature in a part which has many configurations. I want the feature to be suppressed in all other configuration and it should be unsuppressed in a selected configuratio...
    Karthik S.
    last modified by Karthik S.
  • Design Table reference embedded assembly

    I have a design table for an assembly and I want the table to reference the component description of a second embedded assembly. Is it possible for a design table to reference the component description of the embedded...
    Eric Abbott
    last modified by Eric Abbott
  • How to deal with springback within sheet metal gauges? And how to deal with a change of tooling?

    Solidworks 2019 offers the amazing feature to add a sheet metal gauge/bending table to a material. We implemented our different brake presses into this table already (thanks to these blogposts: Spotlight on Featu...
    Lauritz Berg
    last modified by Lauritz Berg
  • Invalid dimension name in Design Table

    I am relatively new to SW 2012 (many years experience with ProE) and have an issue. I created a design table and have changed the dimension name from D1@SKETCH1 to SS@SKETCH1 and I keep getting an error message stati...
    John Heath
    last modified by John Heath
  • Design Table, reference a property only. Do not change the property on configuration, similar to how reference dimensions work with design tables?

       I have about 150 parts with individual design tables with roughly the same properties. The design tables do not currently display dimensions about the component. Also the parts were designed a l...
    Mason Cobb
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    Denny Peter
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  • Show/Hide Reference Geometry in Configurations

    Is it possible to manage the hidden state of planes and axes within parts or assemblies using a design table. I have parts with many configs and when planes are created they appear visible on all configs and I don...
    Jason Corl
    last modified by Jason Corl
  • Configured instance count of component pattern. Issue when opening after closed.

    I have an assembly with a linear component pattern. It's configured for different types, and for each type I'm using derived configurations for lengths. The instance count of the linear component pattern is differen...
    Kristian Strømstad
    last modified by Kristian Strømstad
  • Best Practices for Breaking Out Multi-Level Configurations

    I have been using multi-assembly level configurations for conceptual and early design work.  To ease the pain of others in our group, I need to break all the configurations out into individual files.  I am l...
    Frank Root
    last modified by Frank Root
  • Using Design Table to Auto-Fill Title Block

    Hello there,    I am relative new to design tables in Solidworks so please excuse my ignorance. I will try to breakdown everything so I can make my question as clear as possible.    Background: ...
    Andres Kacerosky
    last modified by Andres Kacerosky
  • Design Table, cant create new configuration line

    Can someone please try to add a new line to Design Table in these parts? I just cant add. i Called Solidworks, they were not help either. If you  re able to do it, then i would know that i have a problem with m...
    Seth Tayfun
    last modified by Seth Tayfun
  • Solidworks unresponsive after Design table

    why does Solidworks become unresponsive after a close Design table in Excel? Does anyone have a solution for that. This is taking lots of productivity from my work. Thanks
    Seth Tayfun
    last modified by Seth Tayfun
  • Cannot create design table in Solidworks 2019

    Hi, im having problem with design table in Solid 2019. it has been working fine in 2017 and now when i updated i cant seem to get it to work. im running excel 2010. i can still edit already made design tables but only...
    Albin Dagner
    last modified by Albin Dagner
  • Solid works configuration tips?

    I had an assembly with many configurations. I need to copy the assembly and components to new name with only one selected configuration required. Is there any way to do this?
    Karthik S.
    last modified by Karthik S.
  • Can you hide equations from sight?

    I've got parts and assemblies with several important equations controlling their features. Is it possible to hide these equations (just like you hide sketches or parts) from the Equation manager so that they...
    Antti Saari
    last modified by Antti Saari
  • Design table not starting

    Hey,   I have a wierd problem, when I try to create a new design table the tool starts (I keep the basic settings) and hit the green tick to start the table creation on auto, nothing happens. Program just doesn'...
    Esa Lehtinen
    last modified by Esa Lehtinen
  • Quickly find the differences between configurations?

    Does anyone have a utility (tool or macro) for quickly finding all the differences between configurations?   I've got a part file that was created by someone else.  There are 16 different configurations tha...
    Steven Soeder
    last modified by Steven Soeder
  • New Sub assembly Configurations not appearing in Assembly Design Table drop down menu?

    I have a subassembly with configurations, and an assembly run by a design table which contains this subassembly.   When imputing new configurations into the sub assembly, they dont appear into the design table o...
    Ryan Sultana
    last modified by Ryan Sultana