Tag Archive: Sketch

How to Show Model Sketch(es) in Drawing Views in SOLIDWORKS

      An old question “Is it possible to show a model sketch in drawing?” which I see comes often at various SOLIDWORKS forums, email discussions, groups, etc. The answer to this question is very simple and it is Yes. Here are quick steps on how to do that. 1 Have the drawing active in which you want to show the model view. 2 Make sure that Sketches are set to show. This can be checked and set from heads-up…
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SOLIDWORKS Macro: Toggle Selected Dimension as Driven-Driving

Name/Size: Toggle Selected Dimension as Driven-Driving 36k Version/Date: 1.0 04/08/16 Programmer/Copyright: Deepak Gupta www.gupta9665.com Description: Macro to toggle the state of currently selected dimension in active sketch. Use under Disclaimer as stated here All macros will be updated/made for SOLIDWORKS 2015. In case you’re running a different version then update/correct the macro reference as suggested here (don’t worry on the fact that video is for fixing missing library error but check the process to update your macro library) : Fix-Update SOLIDWORKS…
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SOLIDWORKS Macro: Start Sketch on Default Planes

  Name/Size: Start Sketch on Default Planes 95k (three macros) Version/Date: 1.0 03/31/15 Programmer/Copyright: Deepak Gupta www.gupta9665.com Description: Macro to select and start a sketch on Front, Right OR Top Plane. There are three macros in the zip file, one each for Front, Right OR Top Plane. Use under Disclaimer as stated here All macros will be updated/made for SOLIDWORKS 2015. In case you’re running a different version then update/correct the macro reference as suggested here (don’t worry on the fact that…
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The ABC of Weldment Profiles in SOLIDWORKS

  I’ve seen lot many times people asking about the folder structure for weldment profiles in SOLIDWORKS. The folder structure for weldment profile is simply ABC. A is the path for the folder that contains the Standard. For e.g. D:\Design Library\Weldments B is the path for the folder that contains the Types. For e.g. D:\Design Library\Weldments\Inch C is the path for the folder that contains the Sizes. For e.g. D:\Design Library\Weldments\Inch\10×20.SLDLFP So when setting up the weldment profile location, you…
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SOLIDWORKS 2015 ADDING CENTERLINES TO RECTANGLES

  With SOLIDWORKS 2015, user now have the ability to add centerlines to all types of rectangles. The option is be default checked for Center Rectangle and 3 points Center Rectangle but you can choose between From Corner or From Midpoint. For other type of rectangles you can pick Add construction lines and then you can choose between From Corner or From Midpoint. Here is a quick video showing the new centerlines in rectangle options.

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