Tips & Tricks
Do you often work with certain colors that are specific to the company?
Then in addition to the standard SolidWorks colors, you can also set company colors.
With preset company colors you can easily assign the right color to your design during the modelling process.
Via the following procedure you can set your own company colors and add/remove them.
Go to System Options >> File Locations >> Select "Color Swatches" from the drop-down list.
Then select a location (folder) via "Add" where you want to save the company colors and where SolidWorks can find them.
During modeling you can now choose in the "Appearance" window for the collection of company colors instead of the "Standard" colors.
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.