Tips & Tricks
By pressing F5 the Filter Toolbar will appear. In this menu you can see which filters are activated. You can also activate filters in the Filter Toolbar, such as "Filter Faces". With this filter on, you can only select faces.
By pressing F6, all filters are turned off at once.
Ever experienced opening a model in SolidWorks and making a mistake?
With the result that most people close the file, without saving it, and then open it again.
To automate this and save time, you can use the Reload command to make the process much faster.
Need this "OOPS button"?
Read on here where you can find the Reload command.
Did you know you can open an assembly without the parts...
If you want to open an assembly, you have to have all the parts, right?
Read on to discover how you can open an assembly without the parts via "Large Design Review"!
Does it happen regularly to you that dimensions overlap in a drawing?
Sometimes you can't avoid overlapping dimensions - knowing that this is not drawing technically correct. This creates uncertainty when reading the size or it even looks chaotic.
SolidWorks does have a handy function for this, namely "Break Lines", which enables you to avoid overlapping dimensions when dimensioning a drawing.
Read here how to use these "Break Lines".