• replace revision table with other template

    I have a revision table in my drawing, but the template is not the right template. Is there an easy way to replace the template with another ?
    Jos Peet
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  • macro that inserts design table

    has anyone created a macro that inserts design table
    Robert Smallwood
    last modified by Robert Smallwood
  • 4 Cross connection Terminal

    Hi I just start working on a project that requires the use of Phoenix 3031306 terminal. It is a 4 cross connection terminal. I just don't know how to insert the terminals in my schematics. I try to use two level te...
    Latekoe Lawson
    last modified by Latekoe Lawson
  • I5 9600k vs ryzen 3600x for solidworks

    Which should I choose for normal use
    Jiten Goswami
    last modified by Jiten Goswami
  • How do I create "Chain Dimensions" with Center lines!

    Dont know why this is so difficult but I'm trying to create a simple "Chain Dimension" so the dimensions are all collinear "in line with each other" This is very easily done in Autocad but I cannot get this to work in...
    Paul Rymal
    last modified by Paul Rymal
  • Is there a way to turn the 'Orientation' box from showing up after hitting Spacebar?

    Hello - I'm using Solidworks v. 2016, I know it's petty, but is there an option to turning off the 'Orientation' dialog box from showing up in the model every time I hit the Spacebar? Thank you.
    Charles Ambroz
    last modified by Charles Ambroz
  • Copy with mates failing often

    I have read many threads with similar issues regarding "copy with mates".  I am trying to copy a hex bolt, washer, lock washer and nut.  When I try to select a coincident mate it says "These mate selections ...
    Mattew Stafford
    last modified by Mattew Stafford
  • Hi does anyone know where I can get a model of a baby in the pron position and a small child setting in a chair.

    does anyone know where I can get 3D models of a baby in the pron position, ands child 5 - 7 setting. I'm putting together a concept design for medical research system
    Mike Pilon
    last modified by Mike Pilon
  • Where can i find sample questions for CSWP segment 2 and 3??

    The sample question provided in the Solidworks CSWP page is just for Segment 1, what about segment 2 and 3? can anybody provide a sample question for segment 2 and 3 or where can i find them.   Thanks
    richin richin
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  • After updating to SW2017, McMaster Carr parts open in e-Drawings instead of SW

    After updating to SW2017, McMaster Carr parts open in e-Drawings instead of SW. In the previous version (2016), I was able to open the file in SW2016 and then save it in a directory on our server.  I would then p...
    Tommy Kowalczyk
    last modified by Tommy Kowalczyk
  • Solidworks window transparent except for border

    When opening Solidworks 2016, the border is present, but the screen remains transparent. Even when opening an existing file or creating a new part or assembly, I can not see anything in the field of view. I have attac...
    Chris Jensen
    last modified by Chris Jensen
  • How to develop an IF or AND statement to drive a dim value based upon multiple ranges?

    Trying to develop an IF or AND statement in SW Equations to drive a dimension value "A" based upon a range of values "X"  where (X >= 1 & < 5) and another range for (X >=5 & < 10)?  How d...
    Mark Horner
    last modified by Mark Horner
  • how to convert SolidWorks files to Rhino or 3D AutoCad

    Hello, I sent a model to an architect using eDrawings, he liked it and now he wants that I send him a 3D AutoCad or a Rhino file, I'm having trouble whit both, can anyone please help me?
    Leonard Zambrano
    last modified by Leonard Zambrano
  • Customised MSI laptop for Solidworks by Central Innovation.

    Hi all, I purchased customised MSI laptop for Solidworks by Central Innovation six months ago. It was having display and hardware issues, after troubleshooting and motherboard replacement it was still the same. Then ...
  • Missing document templates after upgrading to Solidworks 2017 SP3

    Hello.   Yesterday I upgraded Solidworks 2016 SP5 to 2017 SP3. Everything went well except: When I select File->New it shows this dialog: I select "No".   I go to System Options->File Locations a...
    Pedro Almeida
    last modified by Pedro Almeida
  • preview pane not working

    I can not get a preview of parts, assemblies or drawings in the "open file" window. The pane is turned on and there, but no preview?
    Hjalmar Breit
    last modified by Hjalmar Breit
  • delete search paths

    I can not delete search paths from system options and file location. It deletes the lines, unless I open the window and reopen all of them again. I tried uninstalling solidworks, (clean installation) resumes all sea...
    Massimo Santi
    last modified by Massimo Santi
  • Is it possible to create a honeycomb pattern in a surface?

    Hello. I'm trying to add honeycomb pattern holes to my surface model in order to 3D print it. I've tried to Sketch > Cut Extrude > Create Pattern but it doesn't seem to work due to the irregularity of the surfac...
    Jessica Duarte
    last modified by Jessica Duarte
  • When changing the dimensions on one side of rectangle, the other side doesnt change automatically (in the rectangle tool), this just started happening, how do i go back to if i change one side the other changes too automatically

    When changing the dimensions on one side of rectangle, the other side doesnt change automatically (in the rectangle tool), this just started happening, how do i go back to if i change one side the other changes too au...
    Ursula Cooke
    last modified by Ursula Cooke
  • ISO macro to export flat pattern dxf from assemblies SW2017

    I had a macro that would export all of the sheet metal parts in an assembly to folders created by the macro sorted by thickness in the flat pattern state. Since loading 2017 it no longer works. Does anyone have someth...
    Jeff Kock
    last modified by Jeff Kock