SOLIDWORKS 2021 What’s New – Excluding parts from bill of materials in Electrical Schematic 2D

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Within the properties of a manufacture part, there is a new option to Exclude from bill of materials. You can also access Exclude from bill of materials within the <Symbols properties> < Manufacture part and circuits > or <Components properties > <Manufacture part and circuits > To exclude these parts from a BOM report, you will notice built in filters within the reports I hope this part of the What’s New series gives you a better understanding of the new […]

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Populating SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2D Schematic Libraries

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You have SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2D Schematic installed and you are browsing the content in the default libraries. You find you need to add to the libraries required for your project. Where do you start? The first place to look is in the SOLIDWORKS Electrical Portal. The portal allows you to search for manufacturers, manufacturer part numbers, and manufacturer part descriptions. When you are searching within a specific manufacturer, the portal will display what the manufacturer is sharing with the SOLIDWORKS […]

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical:Drawing Styles

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When creating a project template within SOLIDWORKS Electrical, one area that is commonly overlooked is the configuration. This is a tool where you can save your company’s standard Layers, Linetypes, Text styles, and Leader styles in one location. To access the Drawing style manager, select located in the list of project configurations. From within the Drawing styles manager, you have the option to modify the properties of either of the 2 default Drawing styles or create a new one. If […]

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