SolidWorks Composer – Detect Curves & Align Pivot [VIDEO]

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As I was learning to use SolidWorks Composer, one of the tasks I found difficult to master was the transform command. The pivots were aligned in a way that did not follow the assembly direction. I had to use the "detect curves" option and at times there was no curve to detect. ... Read More

SolidWorks Composer Kinematic Link [VIDEO]

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SolidWorks Composer does not support mates like SolidWorks and SolidWorks mates are not transferred to Composer during the import process. Mating relationships between actors must be re-created in Composer. In most cases, linear and rotational translations should suffice for ... Read More

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SolidWorks Composer Translate and Rotate Entities at the same time [VIDEO]

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Have you ever wanted to translate and rotate entities at the same time, using SolidWorks Composer? When you attempt to impose multiple motions on the same actor, chances are that it is not going to work. A simple trick to make this work is to: Move the actor into an empty ... Read More