Minimize Rebuild Time with Geometry Pattern

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SOLIDWORKS performance is an issue that often comes up the more complex your part designs are or the larger your assemblies get.  We have addressed those issues a lot recently through blogs and tech talks.  In this blog, I wanted to touch on a performance option that is often overlooked, possibly because you do not even know it is there or know what it would do, during part design, but could potentially speed up your part rebuild time, i.e. the […]

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SOLIDWORKS Geometry Pattern Option – What does it do?

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In SOLIDWORKS, there are all sorts of check boxes that aren't explored. In the Pattern Command, there is 1 checkbox I want to talk about. It's the Geometry Pattern checkbox.   Here is a part with a cylindrical cutout. The cut in purple (the Seed), was made using the "Offset From Surface" option with a distance of 10mm. The pattern is 3 instances of the Seed Cut.With Geometry Pattern Option UNCHECKED, the patterned cut follows the 10mm distance from the "Offset […]

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