• Imported a file but can't determine some of the geometry

    I've imported an STP file and ran the diagnostics/FeatureWorks on it in order to get all of the geometry to load. However, there is a portion that I cannot view. I don't know how some of the cuts/features were created...
    Zach Procak
    last modified by Zach Procak
  • How to change the width of this part?

    Hi I've been given this part where all dimensions appear to be defined. I'm trying to change the width, but I can't seem to find the dimension for width:     Does anyone know how the width can be changed...
    John Munroe
    last modified by John Munroe
  • Radii on a path

    Somebody has a better practice to add a constant radii of 5mm on this corner? I attached my solid file
    Ruben Rodolfo Balderrama
    last modified by Ruben Rodolfo Balderrama
  • The missing 5% functionality:  Slot Wizard

    The slot feature in Hole Wizard is a feature I was in favor of, and I do use it often, but it feels unfinished.  I had suggested check boxes in the feature manager for "horizontal", "vertical", and "angled" (wher...
    Glenn Schroeder
    last modified by Glenn Schroeder
  • Nut and Bolt

    Hi all.   I'm trying to figure out how to create a threaded hole in the blade and a screw that can through the middle of the blade to either push or retract the blade up and down.  I'm using the thread comm...
    Le Dude
    last modified by Le Dude
  • Weldment not working on Curve Feature

    Hello All,   I am modeling a Go Kart frame and it requires an odd "dual" bend in the "Side Main" Member. I have read that the Weldment features cannot do something like this. I am using the sweep but i need to t...
    Alexander Bulger
    last modified by Alexander Bulger
  • [Updated v3] Macro utility: Notify on part save when no material is specified

    Update 01/28/2020: Per Josh Brady's kind assistance, #2 has been improved and is attached as #3.   Update 01/27/2020: Added "NotifyNoMaterialOnSave2.swp" which reads the part's material directly. No need to mod...
    Kevin Chandler
    last modified by Kevin Chandler
  • Modeling Rant

    I've put my modelling hat back on after quite a few years, and am astounded (not really) to see that Solidworks hasn't fixed many of these very old annoying user experience issues:   Allow editing old extrudes ...
    Terry Raymond
    last modified by Terry Raymond
  • SOLIDWORKS Top Ten Final Survey

    Thank you to those who participated in the SOLIDWORKS Top Ten Feedback Survey!   We have created a new closed-answer survey from your open ended responses to the previous survey. This will help us...
    Alexandra MILLER
    last modified by Alexandra MILLER
  • Insert part into part with constraint option bug

    I have seen this bug for a long time and my regret is that I did not SPR it while I was working for Dassault. I searched the forum briefly and could not see anyone else mentioning it. Here it is:   Often times w...
    Mark Biasotti
    last modified by Mark Biasotti
  • Trim structural member in weldment

    Hello, How can I trim the inclined leg from the lower side of the horizontal beam in the attached part. I tried it but did not work. SW2017 Professional. Thank you.
    Ghazi Toutounji
    last modified by Ghazi Toutounji
  • STL to Part file

    How do I convert an STL file to a Solidworks Part file or an IGES file? Regards Ashok
    Ashok Kumar
    last modified by Ashok Kumar
  • No Symmetric Relation - why?

    I don't get it:   In the attached project I selected three lines in the "no symmetry" drawing layer, but SolidWorks doesn't show me the Symmetric relation: I would expect to get a Symmetry relation after havi...
    Axel Dahmen
    last modified by Axel Dahmen
  • Two direction Hole Wizard

    Wouldn't this be a nice feature? While I know you can use Cut-Extrude, it would be convenient coming off a plane for a cylindrical part.
    Mike Agan
    last modified by Mike Agan
  • Save a Custom Legacy Hole

    Hello, is there an option to save custom legacy hole in hole wizard? I want to create custom shape that will sped up my workflow and make it easy to edit it if needed. As of simple example I want to extend start poi...
    Piotr Kluba
    last modified by Piotr Kluba
  • Help with flex

    I haven't used Flex very much and am struggling to get this to do what I want.   I attached a STEP file of a model. I want to flex the area between the two sets of vertical marks and rotate it by some angle - sa...
    Matt S.
    last modified by Matt S.
  • Finding Radius

    I am trying to do a school assignment for solidworks but I am not quite sure what the radius R.11x2 means on the part. 
    Megumi Rees
    last modified by Megumi Rees
  • From parts to assembly

    Hello guys,   I have been trying to create an assembly through a part.   So Basically I have created 5 bodies in a single part, right now I have save 2 of my bodies as one part and the rest of the 3 b...
    Lee Zhen Yueng
    last modified by Lee Zhen Yueng
  • VOR Improvements (Verification on Rebuild - Extra Body Checking)

    VOR Icon Warning Option,.. (based on your VOR setting, On or Off),... upon opening, a Warning stating the files used were not created with VOR On.. or vice versa, Off? "Part was generated with VOR Off,.. do you want t...
    Paul Salvador
    last modified by Paul Salvador
  • Curve Driven Pattern Feature Rebuild Error

    Hello   I am have a problem using the Curve Driven Pattern feature.   When I try patterning the desired features (see attached file) it gives me this error: "The selected features could not be patterned u...
    Michael Cornette
    last modified by Michael Cornette