SOLIDWORKS Sketch Slot Symmetric Relation

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SOLIDWORKS Sketch Slot Symmetric Relation There are often times when designing a part that a typical placement for a sketch entity doesn't always conform to the standard horizontal or vertical placements.  Sometimes you need to get creative in how you place the "design intent" into your sketch for parametric updates.  We use parametric software, so why not get the most out of it.  Introducing an outside of the box solution.  Take this example of a block with an irregular cutout […]

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How do you insert symbols into a SOLIDWORKS sketch?

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For those of you that need to put symbols into a sketch text its easy to do.  Since there isn’t a symbols button while in the sketch text property manager, you have to open up MS Word and copy the symbols from there into the text box of the sketch text property manager.  Then you can perform any SOLIDWORKS function you wish. Ketul PatelComputer Aided Technology, inc.   

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