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How to make a 3D PDF out of SolidWorks

There is possibility of creating a PDF output where a user can do not only rotate, pan and zoom but there are many other functions one can see in the created PDF. In simple word you can get a 3D PDF out of SolidWorks. This option is available from SW2007 onwards. 1. Open any part or assembly file for which you want to create the 3D PDF. 2. Go to File > Save As 3. In type file type, select…
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HOW TO ANIMATE A SPRING -1

Quite many time people have been asking me as how I have done the spring animation or can we animate spring in SolidWorks. The answer is yes and here is the trick. I have used SW07 to show “How to Animate a Spring”. 1) Start a new part (can be either mm or inch). 2) RMB on the top plane or any plane and choose “Insert Sketch” from the pop up window. You can also select plane and click “Insert…
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HOW TO CREATE ISO SECTION VIEW-2

Continuing with the old ISO section trick, SolidWorks has added a good option to create an isometric Section View. 1) Create the drawing placing/creating any view except Isometric or similar view. 2) Create section view and place the view. 3) RMB on the sectioned view and select the Isometric Section option from the menu. 4) You are done with the Isometric Section View.

HOW TO CREATE ISO SECTION VIEW-1

Many times people have been asking about how they can create an Isometric Section view. When I started working on Solidworks, I used the configurations trick to accomplish this. Now a day I call that as an old trick. I have used one simple revolved part for this exercise. This trick can be applied to assemblies as well. Here goes the old ISO section trick. 1) Create one configuration of the part/assembly of which you want to show the ISO…
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