SOLIDWORKS 2020 What’s New – Auto-Space Components in Explode Views

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In SOLIDWORKS 2019, Exploded Views in SOLIDWORKS assembly files got a much-appreciated workflow overhaul. Prior to SOLIDWORKS 2019 when creating an exploded view as you moved components with the triad, you were required to then click in the graphics area to finish that step. In SOLIDWORKS 2019, there were several enhancements including a rollback bar, the ability to reorder steps, and a nice workflow change that prompts the user to select ‘done’ when completing each step. In SOLIDWORKS 2020 the […]

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SOLIDWORKS: Exploded view in a Multi Body part

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I took a call the other day from a customer working in a Multi Body Sheet Metal part within SOLIDWORKS. His part also contained an exploded configuration with an exploded view. See below. While he was in the exploded configuration, with the exploded view activated, he did a RMB click on the Cut List and could not find Save Bodies. Notice above, no Save Bodies Command. In order to activate the Save Bodies Command: 1) Activate the Default Configuration or […]

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