• Random text block

    Hi, I have this random text box I've been trying to remove.  Without starting from scratch, how do I remove it?
    Daryl Hurwitz
    last modified by Daryl Hurwitz
  • Revolve around tangential axis?

    Hi! I'm trying to create a revolved boss, but fail to do so even if the preview works just fine. Here's a simple reproducible example: A circle, and a centerline which have a tangent relation so the circle should rot...
    Kristian Lukander
    last modified by Kristian Lukander
  • Equation Driven Curves sine waves help

    Hello all, I'm trying to make an equitation driven curve spline that will consist of 2 combined sine waves, that will have first the lower wave and than the higher wave and continue the order of one of each. my equit...
    Reem Neri
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  • Need help with this particular sketch. SW2019

    Hi everyone. I am using SW 2019 and I am trying to improve my sketching skills and my perspective. So, here, this sketch made me a little confused. I tried to sketch 3 circles and connect them with 3 point arcs but it...
    Ali Kablan
    last modified by Ali Kablan
  • View Orientation Stuck on Front View

    Was trying to edit a part, wanted to switch to a bottom view from the View Orientation menu, and ever since then my view orientation is stuck on front view when using that menu and all of the buttons are highlighted. ...
    Shellbie Liberty
    last modified by Shellbie Liberty
  • Are you using the "Make Reference Sketch" command (SW2020)?

    How many of you are aware of the existence of a new state for a sketch, called "Reference Sketch"? It can be used as an excellent tool for preventing "accidental edits". No dimensions or relations on that sketch will...
    Alin Vargatu
    last modified by Alin Vargatu
  • Moving 3d sketch

    I was wondering if it is possible to move a 3d sketch just likemoving a sketch with modify sketch function. Thanks for any useful input. Robert
    Robert Kapers
    last modified by Robert Kapers
  • Sketch Tab shows import diagnostics button instead of sketch tools.

    After a recent crash my sketch tab at the top docked area shows the import diagnostics and import geometry buttons instead of the normal sketch tools. I have to keep a separate sketch toolbar on the side of my screen ...
    Jim Tauby
    last modified by Jim Tauby
  • Cannot use style splines and centerlines together

    There seems to be a fundamental inability to use style splines and centerlines together at their control vertices (at least on both machines/systems I'm using). I can use centerlines to set the end points of a style s...
  • Helix Revolution Glitch ?

    I'm attempting to create a Helix Taper spring. \ When the Property manager opens and I fill in the Height, SW reacts, but when I enter the Revolutions it ignores me ?   I'm I doing something wrong ?   th...
    F. Leatin
    last modified by F. Leatin
  • How to select multiple sketch endpoints with selection box?

    I'm needing to select a large number of sketch end points to assign them a either a vertical or horizontal relationship. This comes up mainly when I am using a linear pattern of lines, and when trimming the lines all ...
    Josh Schorp
    last modified by Josh Schorp
  • Is it possible to insert dimension right after mouse click?

    I use the option "Enable on screen numeric input on entity creation". Is it somehow possible to input the dimension without moving mouse a little bit after creating the entity? I mean, when I select circle, click some...
    Kari Lindberg
    last modified by Kari Lindberg
  • Linking to hole wizard C'bore feature

    I would like to use the hole wizard to define a Counter bored hole for a socket head cap screw with a set distance from an edge. Can I link to the C'bore dimension when I position the fastener location so if I change ...
    Kirby Wilkerson
    last modified by Kirby Wilkerson
  • How do I turn a bunch of circles into a single entity?

    Im trying to create a gear on solidworks which has a bunch of cicles attatched to the edge of a bigger circle in which 4 of those are put on the cornerd of one bigger circle. How might I go about merging the smaller c...
    Yonatan Cohen
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  • Trying to model a high pressure Bourdon tube.  I have the attached drawing, but unsure how to make it.  Seems like a 3D sketch is the only way but really having difficulty getting things sized correctly.  Any advice as to how to approach this? 

    Jim Roberts
    created by Jim Roberts
  • Dimensions do not scale with view

    Whenever I try to make a new sketch and I insert the dimensions, I get the dimensions in a given front size, other than them scaling with my camera view. How can I change this back? I have been through all of the sett...
    Twan Kloosterman
    last modified by Twan Kloosterman
  • Is there a way to add spline point parameters to configuration table?

    I have added a spline's points to a configuration table by way of their dimensions.   However, unless the spline points' parameters also get stored in the configuration table it doesn't make sense to change thei...
    Axel Dahmen
    last modified by Axel Dahmen
  • The Missing 5% Functionality:  "Enable on screen numeric input on entity creation"

    See How to stop snap relations from overriding dimensions?   "Enable on screen numeric input on entity creation" is a great feature, but snapping shouldn't take precedence over the value entered by the user...
    Glenn Schroeder
    created by Glenn Schroeder
  • Referencing cosmetic thread pitch

    Hi,   I'd like to reference the pitch of a cosmetic thread in the dimension of another sketch. I can see the diameter being referenced, but never the pitch. The idea is that if the thread changes the associated...
    Ollie Campbell
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  • How do I connect these two bars.

    I need help connecting these two rectangle bars. Thanks!
    Kevin Wang
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