• Colors/Appearances not working?

    I am not able to apply a color change to any parts. Changing the material of the part does nothing to the appearance. Changing the color does nothing. It is just always the default grey color, same gloss, etc. Do I ne...
    Elliott Jenks
    last modified by Elliott Jenks
  • Wrapping Text on Complex Surface

    I'd like to wrap or fit text to a complex surface.  Does anyone know how this can be done?  The wrap feature works on prismatic surfaces (cylindars, cones, etc) it doesn't work on complex surfaces.  &#...
    Peter Loring
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  • Hello, I am trying to model a car. I made the outside surfaces but when ever i try to close it i get different error or the close body have some open surfaces which i cannot close

    I cannot close the surface using boundary surface or other commands. If i close using some indirect techniques i always get some open surfaces. I don't want open surfaces as i want to convert it into a solid
    Taha Nadeem
    last modified by Taha Nadeem
  • Unknit

    I am looking for a feature that allows me to do the opposite of knit surface. I want to take a knitted surface body or a solid body, and explode its faces into separate surfaces for me to work with.
    Kevin De Smet
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  • Wrap a wooven Pattern around the basket

    Hey i have a basket which tapered from below i need to wrap the Pattern of like woven inform me if its possible 
    Rohit Pandey
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  • Cannot Close Open surfaces

    I cannot close the surface using boundary surface or other commands. If i close using some indirect techniques i always get some open surfaces. I don't want open surfaces as i want to convert it into a solid
    Taha Nadeem
    last modified by Taha Nadeem
  • Cannot Close Open surfaces

    I cannot close the surface using simple commands and whenever i try to close it by extruding surface and trimming the rest it give errors and always has some open surfaces. I need to close it and fix open surfaces to...
    Taha Nadeem
    last modified by Taha Nadeem
  • How to find find one time Total surface area of the body?

    Hi all,   I tried the like Measure, Section properties & Mass properties to find the surface area of the body. I couldn't able to get a one-click answer. So, later I calculated individually(or two surfaces...
    Lokesha Kj
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  • prosthetic thumb housing surfacing issue

    Good morning everyone!   I have attached below a master model of a left hand thumb that I've been designing for a prosthesis as a senior design project.   The composite curve has been formed using a 3D sca...
    Andrew Emmert
    last modified by Andrew Emmert
  • Project with surface function.

    Sergey Novikov
    last modified by Sergey Novikov
  • I was trying in making laminates of different thickness in SolidWorks surfacing. Please see the attached model and images for exact coring. I request to have the exact model to the given requirement.

    I am trying in making laminates of different thickness in SolidWorks surfacing but couldn't complete. Please see the attached model and images for exact coring. I request to have the exact model to the given requireme...
    Syed Tariq Akram
    last modified by Syed Tariq Akram
  • xNURBS SolidWorks Addin: The Super Powerful NURBS Tool That Fixes Surfacing Issues for SolidWorks

    xNURBS SolidWorks addon V3.0 is just available ( https://www.xnurbs.com ). A short answer to "why xNURBS": As demonstrated by the animated GIFs below, xNURBS is one super powerful NURBS tool that fixes virtually ...
    Kevin Liu
    last modified by Kevin Liu
  • Problem with Knit Surface

    Hi guys!   Any idea why this is happening:     all I'm doing is knitting the three surfaces together, it happens elsewhere on the model as well, this is just the easiest to show the deformation th...
    Marton Kulcsar
    last modified by Marton Kulcsar
  • Advanced Surface Modelling Advise

    I am trying to improve my surface modelling skills by attempting to produce a CAD (near) replica of my bicycle helmet.    Creating the shapes seems very difficult. I was wondering if anyone had an advi...
    Greg Smith
    last modified by Greg Smith
  • Have you ever met a cardiac surgeon? I mean one that is also a SOLIDWORKS Surfacer...

    Have you ever met a cardiac surgeon? What about one that is using SOLIDWORKS to revolutionize the way surgeons practice their stitching? Let me introduce you to Dr. Mac Quantz.   Read this: You "Heart" 3D Model...
    Alin Vargatu
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  • Anybody heard any more about the xShape?

    Just curious.
    Kevin Quigley
    last modified by Kevin Quigley
  • Problems with Knitting Surfaces together

    Hi i'm trying to build a part of a gaming headset as part of my project and i'm trying to knit all my surfaces together but i keep getting rebuild errors, can anyone take a look. I've attached 2 files, one is made by ...
    Sanjutharun Sudhagaran
    last modified by Sanjutharun Sudhagaran
  • Undesired twist during loft using spline guide curve

    I'm trying to perform a lofted cut with multiple guide curves to get more control over the resulting shape. One of the guide curves(which is in my opinion identical to the other guide curve) causes the resulting loft ...
    Tom Kamperman
    last modified by Tom Kamperman
  • Cut with surface problem

    I'm trying to hollow out a solid body using a surface body, but if I set it to keep the material outside the surface, it gives the "Failed due to geometric condition" error.   I tried finding the error, but had ...
    Marton Kulcsar
    last modified by Marton Kulcsar
  • "selected faces and surfaces cannot be knitted into one"

    I am trying to join together three separate knitted surfaces for a part I am creating that i'll be getting 3-D printed and I keep getting the error "The selected faces and surfaces cannot be knitted into one surface."...
    Danny Ross
    last modified by Danny Ross