Dan Pihlaja

The criteria required in order to use Power Select...

Discussion created by Dan Pihlaja on Mar 28, 2018

I have been looking into Power Select because I was looking into ways to help this person with this thread: Any way to select bodies with specific material in Multi-Body part?

 

2017 SOLIDWORKS Help - Power Select

 

I am using SW 2017 SP5.

When I couldn't access it, I remembered that there were other times that I couldn't access it

It seems that in order to actually use it, you have to have all the planets aligned.

 

Must have "Solidworks Utilities" turned on under Tools--> Add ins

 

I did some experimentation and found this criteria.

   

# Solid Bodies# Surface BodiesPower Select Available?
10Yes
20No
11Yes
12Yes
21Yes
22No
02No
03Yes
13Yes
23Yes

 

Ok, this must be something screwed up in the programming....maybe?

 

Found this:

 

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