0 Replies Latest reply on Mar 28, 2018 1:39 PM by Dan Pihlaja

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

    Dan Pihlaja

      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:

       

      Comments?