Tips & Tricks
Do you also use Balloons in SolidWorks Drawings to number parts?
Would you like to be able to use these Balloons for other purposes, such as naming parts with their specific name?
That's perfectly possible, because you can link Balloons to Custom Properties.
This can be done in 2 ways, each of which is explained.
When a Balloon is created or selected, a Custom Property can be specified as a value for the Balloon Text.
This is done from the "Balloon Properties" window.
In Document Properties under the Balloons tab, the default text for a Balloon can be set to a Custom Property.
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.
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.
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.