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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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How to create a Decal Mask using Paint.NET

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By default Decals are fully opaque so they’ll block all of the model behind them. Decals have controls to adjust their overall transparency but what if only a portion of the decal is transparent, this is where a Decal Mask file come to play. A Decal Mask is a black and white image of the original decal where the black areas of the decal are transparent and the white areas are opaque.

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