Adding same size hole wizard hole to other faces

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Have you ever come across an issue where you need to add an additional hole to a sheet metal part?  The issue is, if you have a hole wizard hole on a face of a sheet metal part.  If you later need to add the same size hole to another face you cannot just edit the hole wizard feature and place on another face because you lose the 3D sketch option when you edit feature (if 3d sketch was not […]

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How to enter points with x, y and z coordinates?

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Sometimes you may receive files from vendors or get information from a CCM where you need to plot out reference points using x, y and z coordinates.  There are not many tools in SOLIDWORKS that will allow you to enter in x, y, z coordinates regardless of the feature type.  One trick is using a 3D sketch… In a 3D sketch: 1  -  Create however many points you need.  (Doesn't matter the location.) 2  -  Select a point.  Using the […]

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