Shortcuts

Visualize Shortcuts for Beginners

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If you are new to SOLIDWORKS Visualize and are starting to get more familiar with the tool, there are some important Keyboard shortcuts and workflows that you should know about right off the bat. We have blogged about keyboard shortcuts in the past, so I won’t go into every possible option. Instead, here are the ones I have found most useful and utilize just about every time I use Visualize. These will help you become more productive from the beginning […]

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Shortcuts in SOLIDWORKS: Mate References

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Creating mate references in parts used frequently is a great way to speed up the assembly process.  With a couple of selections, automatic mates will be applied to a part as soon as it is inserted into the assembly.  However, sometimes the automatic mates will not be what we want them to be. First, the mate reference command can be found at Insert/Reference Geometry/Mate Reference or under Reference Geometry on the Features tab of a part file Command Manager or […]

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