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SOLIDWORKS tips & tricks from the experts at Innova Systems. All topics are taken from real questions from our customers!

Administration

How to rename SOLIDWORKS documents

How to create a company standard Bill of Materials (BOM) in SOLIDWORKS

How to convert a folder of SOLIDWORKS drawings to PDF/DXF

How to save a decal for re-use in SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS ‘Save as’ options explained

Default SOLIDWORKS template location

Common SOLIDWORKS keyboard shortcuts

How to transfer a SOLIDWORKS license

How to reduce the file size of a SOLIDWORKS model for emailing

How to save SOLIDWORKS Assemblies using advanced options

How to search the feature tree in SOLIDWORKS?

How to configure materials in SOLIDWORKS

How to save internal parts externally in SOLIDWORKS

How to quickly fill in custom properties in SOLIDWORKS

How to add to the list of templates in SOLIDWORKS

Where has my custom properties drop down list gone?

How to set default units in SOLIDWORKS

How to turn on perspective in SOLIDWORKS

How to send SOLIDWORKS assembly files externally

How to add a part to the design library in SOLIDWORKS

How to add a BOM to an assembly file in SOLIDWORKS

Assemblies

How to save a SOLIDWORKS assembly as a part file

How to create a Cosmetic Thread in SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS BOM – Top-level only, Parts only and Indented explained

How to reduce the file size of a SOLIDWORKS model for emailing

How to mate multiple items to one face in one operation in SOLIDWORKS

How to lock the rotation of cylindrical components in SOLIDWORKS

How to save SOLIDWORKS Assemblies using advanced options

How to insert decals in SOLIDWORKS

How to find a drawing from a part model in SOLIDWORKS

How to search the feature tree in SOLIDWORKS?

The process for creating exploded views in SOLIDWORKS

Why is my SOLIDWORKS assembly a single colour?

How to save internal parts externally in SOLIDWORKS

How to section a model to view the internal components in SOLIDWORKS

How to use the Multiple Selection Tools in SOLIDWORKS

How to show a Cosmetic Thread in an assembly drawing view in SOLIDWORKS

How to animate a spring compressing in SOLIDWORKS

Hozelock GA lock head design in SOLIDWORKS

How to send SOLIDWORKS assembly files externally

How to mirror a component at assembly level in SOLIDWORKS

How to add a BOM to an assembly file in SOLIDWORKS

Drawings

How to create an Isometric Section View in SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS sheet format and drawing template differences explained

How to create aligned section views in SOLIDWORKS

How to design in SOLIDWORKS using a picture as reference

How to convert a folder of SOLIDWORKS drawings to PDF/DXF

How to measure the length of a group of edges in SOLIDWORKS

How to set dimension colours by default in SOLIDWORKS

How to show a design table in SOLIDWORKS drawings

How to create a custom drawing view in SOLIDWORKS

How to show a Cosmetic Thread in an assembly drawing view in SOLIDWORKS

How to change the configuration of a drawing view in SOLIDWORKS

How to hide a component in a drawing in SOLIDWORKS

Drawings in SOLIDWORKS – Hints and tips

Features

How to add a curvature continous fillet in SOLIDWORKS

How to create a Cosmetic Thread in SOLIDWORKS

How to use the shell tool to create multi thickness parts in SOLIDWORKS

How to use the combine tool in SOLIDWORKS

How to add multiple fillets in one command

How to equispace holes along the length of a part in SOLIDWORKS

Customer Day Hints and Tips (Features)

Parts

How to save a SOLIDWORKS assembly as a part file

How to add corner reliefs in SOLIDWORKS sheet metal models

How to create a Cosmetic Thread in SOLIDWORKS

How to increase the edge display of a circle in SOLIDWORKS

How to use the shell tool to create multi thickness parts in SOLIDWORKS

How to check and apply drafts to SOLIDWORKS models

How to use the combine tool in SOLIDWORKS

How to reduce the file size of a SOLIDWORKS model for emailing

How to create a simple equation in SOLIDWORKS

How to set dimension colours by default in SOLIDWORKS

How to unfold an imported rolled sheet metal body

Exporting a flat pattern DXF for laser cutting

How does the freeze bar work and what does it do?

How to configure materials in SOLIDWORKS

How to equispace holes along the length of a part in SOLIDWORKS

How to quickly fill in custom properties in SOLIDWORKS

How to re-orientate a model that’s upside down in SOLIDWORKS

The difference between K Factor, Bend Allowance and Bend Deduction in SOLIDWORKS

Hozelock GA lock head design in SOLIDWORKS

How to set default units in SOLIDWORKS

How to add a weldment end cap in SOLIDWORKS

How to add text to a curve in SOLIDWORKS

How to add a part to the design library in SOLIDWORKS

Creating progressive configurations of flat pattern bends in SOLIDWORKS

Sketch

How to use sketch planes in a 3D sketch in SOLIDWORKS

How to design in SOLIDWORKS using a picture as reference

How to remove the parent child relationship in a sketch to other features in a SOLIDWORKS model

How to measure the length of a group of edges in SOLIDWORKS

Automatic solve in a SOLIDWORKS sketch explained

How to create a dimension for a chain of sketch entities/path in SOLIDWORKS

How to use one sketch to draw a pattern around a cylinder in SOLIDWORKS

How to increase the edge display of a circle in SOLIDWORKS

What are sketch relations in SOLIDWORKS?

How to fully define a spline in SOLIDWORKS

How to copy entire sketch to another part in SOLIDWORKS

How to configure sketch text in SOLIDWORKS

How to link dimension values in SOLIDWORKS

How to add text to a curve in SOLIDWORKS

How to delete a sketch relation in SOLIDWORKS

Customer Day Hints and Tips – Sketching

User Interface

How to increase the edge display of a circle in SOLIDWORKS

The Command Search in SOLIDWORKS explained…

How to set dimension colours by default in SOLIDWORKS

How to set up a custom tab in command manager

Why is my SOLIDWORKS assembly a single colour?

How to re-orientate a model that’s upside down in SOLIDWORKS