SOLIDWORKS: Drawing Dimension Colors

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Drawing Dimension Colors   Happy New Year everyone! The first blog of 2017 and I’m starting with a customer support call regarding dimension colors on drawing.   One of our customers called wondering why the same drawing would open on different machines with a color change for dimensions. This was something I had to look up myself.   The first reason a dimension might appear 1 color on one machines and a different color on another is because of the Color […]

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Colors in DriveWorks Pro

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Since my post about color selection in DriveWorks Solo, I’ve had several questions if DriveWorks Pro had better options. It does. With Pro, you have a lot more control over your input forms…you can replace your typical radio buttons, check boxes, etc. with pictures. As a simple example, in the image below, it may appear you are looking at six color swatches, but actually those are radio buttons! Your users can click on the color picture. You still can use […]

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Color Selection in DriveWorks Solo

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I’ve done some research. Even though all pictures from 1903 are in black and white, there were actually eight colors back then! Red, yellow, blue, green, orange, brown, purple, and black. If life would have stayed like that everything would be simpler. Sadly, someone let the hippies have their way, and now there are many more colors. Most I have no idea what they look like by name alone. Thus if you give me a simple list of colors it has […]

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