SOLIDWORKS Decals from Scratch

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Nearly every commercial product has some sort of product marking. It could be a rating plate, the brand name or logo, or instructions to assemble the batteries. Product marking can be an adhesive label applied to the product, or, artwork that is pad printed.                 In SOLIDWORKS, we represent the product markings with Decals. SOLIDWORKS, out of the box, includes a few decals and are found in the Task Pane > Decals folder. […]

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Disappearing Pop Up Menu in SOLIDWORKS? Re-Click Control!

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To increase our productivity in SOLIDWORKS, we use those handy pop-up menus to: A single click can launch a pop-up menu, or, Control-select multiple items and releasing Control launches the pop-up menu. Inevitably, we move the mouse and that handy pop-up menu disappears. Rather than starting over… Instead, move your mouse back to the same general area of the lost pop-up menu and press/release the Control key again. This will re-display that elusive pop-up menu. Here is a short video […]

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