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Why Can’t I Just Get My Sketch To Move?

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We have all been tasked with modifying SOLIDWORKS models, and as long time SOLIDWORKS users we like to think we’re pretty good at it. But sometimes we want to move a sketch to a different location on the sketch plane and can’t seem to free it up enough to get it to move. Well, there is a long existing Sketch tool to help with that. You probably know of it but might not be aware of how well it helps […]

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SOLIDWORKS Smart Drawing Blocks – Using Attributes as Editable Text Fields

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Using Blocks in your SOLIDWORKS Drawings is a great way to re-use symbols and other sketch collections, so you don’t have to constantly draw them over and over. But what if you need those re-usable blocks to contain customizable information? Customize Blocks An often-overlooked capability of blocks is the ability to include editable Attributes. This allows you to designate any Notes in the block as a unique Attribute with its own Name and Value. You can then edit this Attribute […]

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