Assembly Drawings

SOLIDWORKS 2022 What’s New – Cropping Alternate Position View, Predefined Views, Bend Lines In Drawing Views

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SOLIDWORKS 2022 has brought a number of great enhancements for drawings! We are going to cover the following enhancements: Cropping Alternate Position Views, Predefined Views, and Bend Lines in Drawing Views Alternate Position Views Alternate Position Views for parts was a great enhancement added in SOLIDWORKS 2020 (only assemblies previously). In the 2022 release they are even better since SOLIDWORKS has added the ability to crop the views. Thus, allowing you to focus or show only the portion of the […]

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Yea They’re Attractive, They’re MAGNETIC Mates! – Part 1

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Did you see what I did with the title? I know, I’m pretty proud of myself. Magnetic Mates are new to SOLIDWORKS 2017 and they provide an attractive option for things like facility layout planning. If you weren’t able to make it to one of our rollouts or go through the What’s New manual for SOLIDWORKS 2017, then you might be doing a lot more work for your layout planning than you need to. First off, let’s take a look […]

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BOMs and Assembly Drawings

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With the release of SOLIDWORKS 2010, SOLIDWORKS added some neat features when working with assembly drawings and BOMs.  First off, you will notice that when you select the BOM it now has a big, move icon that is now much easier to grab and move the BOM around.  The best of the bunch is the ability to move the BOM to a second sheet.  They have also added some nice visual cues to it… When you select a component out […]

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