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Automatic mating

18/03/2020

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Tips & Tricks

Would you find it useful to be able to enter the dimensions immediately during the sketching in SolidWorks?

The following procedure allows you to measure shapes directly while drawing.

Go to System Options >> Sketch >> Check the following 2 options:

      - "Enable on screen numeric input on entity creation"
      - 
"Create dimension only when value is entered"

If, for example, you draw a circle in a sketch, you can enter the desired diameter directly. By pressing Enter, you will get a circle with the correct size.

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Excel AutoFill


Everyone is familiar with the Excel function "AutoFill". However, not everyone knows that you can also apply it in SolidWorks.

You can use this handy feature while configuring certain Components, Features or Dimensions.

In the following we will show you how you can auto fill the "Suppress checkbox" to all configurations in the model.

Structural Member


Does your company use a unique profile that comes back several times during modeling in SolidWorks? 

Then it can be useful to create a "Structural Member"!

Read on and discover step by step how you can create your own profile in SolidWorks.

Model Items


In this tip you will discover how you can reuse the dimensions you have applied to the model in the drawing environment.

Read on quickly and save time from now on with the making of technical drawings.

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