What is the purpose of being able to rotate the dowel pin symbol?
Welcome to the forum.
Not sure I understand the cruckst of your question.
In my experience you can't rotate the dowel pin symbol.
Welcome to SolidWorks forums Josh.
I don't see a specific reason to that but might be an option to distinguish between two closely located symbol (so flipping one might help in that)
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Take a look at this thread.
Here's two. There is some overlap between the lists.
Josh, not sure of your line of work but in metal stamping die drawings a dowel symbol rotated 45° indicates a pilot hole in a progressive die.
These may shed some light on the topic.
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