• How to make a 360 degree revolve from a set of Boundary Surfaces

    Hi I have made 10 Boundary Surfaces using some splines. Here is what I have made:   Now I am trying to revolve (Mirror, etc) all of the 10 surfaces to make a 360 model. To be more specific I am look...
    Jafar Arash Mehr
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  • Making a uniform surface from points cloud

    Hello I have saved coordinates of some points in a text file. I imported the points into the SolidWorks as a points cloud. Here are the points:     I want to make a uniform surface from these points. One...
    Jafar Arash Mehr
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  • The missing 5% functionality: COMMENTS

    This is another post from the "Missing 5% functionality that makes users avoid this tool" novella.   Comments!   I love comments in the FeatureManager Tree. They are fantastic for many reasons:   A q...
    Alin Vargatu
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  • How can I search within Toolbox

    I noticed that the assembly toolbox doesn't provide enough space for the individual parts' descriptions: Apparently, the items' descriptive text only comes with a single line break instead of as many line-breaks as...
    Axel Dahmen
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  • Extrusion Length Dim Not Showing

    I have searched the forum and Google to the answer to this question, seems none of the solutions are working for me. I have been creating steel profiles this morning, and all have been fine until I created this W bea...
    Kevin Sanders
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  • Appearances and P2M files

    When changing the appearance of a part, and saving this appearance as a .p2m file, I can't get other parts with the same .p2m file to update their appearances.   I have a bunch of parts that I want to have the s...
    Daniel Posfai
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  • Your Workflow Sucks

    I've been working in Cad software since the mid 90's.  First it was 2D ACAD, Ideas then NX.  I started using solidworks in 2016, and became active on these forums in early 2019 (when SW2019 gave me lots of f...
    Scott Perman
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  • A part of my object disappears once I delete a separate sketch. How can I solve this?

    When I am trying to delete an extrusion, an entirely separate part of my object disappears. I can still click on it and undoing the deletion doesn't revert the disappearing part to normal again (see video). Is there a...
    Serkan Aslan Celebi
    last modified by Serkan Aslan Celebi
  • SOLIDWORKS Top Ten List 2020: Voting is Open!

    Thank you to everyone who has posted an idea on the SOLIDWORKS Top Ten List! How to vote: Please see this help video for instructions on how to vote. Important Dates: Voting will end on 1/31/2020 3DEXPERIE...
    Alexandra MILLER
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  • NX Coordinate Systems.  And why I miss them.

    Let me preface this series by saying I’m doing this a little bit blind.  The last time I touched NX was 2/2017, and now that I’m in my 50’s, my memory isn’t what it used to be.  I wil...
    Scott Perman
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  • Non-merging weldment extend

    I've run into variations of this before. It involves multiple weldment profiles in the sketch sharing the same endpoints. This time, I had a gap where one channel had to be extended into the other to create its cope....
    Tom Gagnon
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  • 3DExperience World 2020 SOLIDWORKS Top Ten List

    The 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 SOLIDWORKS Top Ten List is now live!   Please see the original forum posting for more details: 3DExperience World 2020 SOLIDWORKS Top Ten List top_ten_list top_ten...
    Shayna MILSTEIN
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  • Design metal frames for manufacturing

    Dear Friends,   I am Hussain from India and I have started working at a firm that manufactures desktop 3D printers. I have recently been tasked to build the outer frames of a machine using sheet metal. I have a ...
    Hussain Bhavnagarwala
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  • A part of my object disappears once I delete a sketch

    When I am deleting the extrusion, somehow an entirely separate part of my object disappears. I can still click on it and I can still change the properties of it, but it just isn't visible. Is there any way I can resol...
    Serkan Aslan Celebi
    last modified by Serkan Aslan Celebi
  • How to make a volume from a surface in 3D

    Hello I have a surface in 3D sketch:   Now I want to make a volume like this from the above cross section:   I am not sure how I can do it. Any idea how to make it?  The SolidWorks fil...
    Jafar Arash Mehr
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  • Wheels on Hex Shaft Help!!

    Hello! I am a highschool student on a robotics team and am trying to find a way to put the attached 2 inch omni wheels and 2 inch mecanum wheels on a hex shaft (Named "3_8_Hex_x_165_ID_ThunderHex_Stock_36_217-5837" in...
    Taylor Cash
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  • Flatten a Curved Surface?

    Is it a simple matter to import and flatten the curved surface in these files?     https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2965309https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3783276https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1460364...
    John Weiss
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  • Best way to handle repeated component when pattern is not the option?

    What will be the best practice to assemble this components of radial engine by keeping in mind the drawing structure of single Top level assembly. I was thinking to create virtual sub-assembly of piston, master rod a...
    Jehan Kothari
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  • 'Rebuild errors' bug can't able to close the window! and facing many times

    I need to reopen SW to disappear in SW interface. So, give me if any option to close the rebuild error window without close the SW application  
    Lokesha Kj
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  • Problems with sub assemblies

    I have a sub assembly that is fully constrained.  It is up to date, with no warnings or errors.  There is one configuration and one display state.     When I open this subassembly in the pare...
    Scott Perman
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