Alin’s SW2013 Pick of the Day – Varying Dimensions Patterns

Article by Alin Vargatu, CSWE updated September 25, 2012


This is one of the new enhancements in SolidWorks 2013 that has the potential to save you, the designer, anywhere between minutes to hours.

I am not exaggerating! You can now automate your designs like never before!

You will replace tens or even hundreds of features with one smart feature pattern just by varying sketch dimensions from the seed feature(s).

Watch this video and let me know if you agree with me that this technique will save you time and money.

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Alin Vargatu, CSWE

Alin is a SOLIDWORKS Elite Applications Engineer and an avid contributor to the SOLIDWORKS Community. Alin has presented multiple times at SOLIDWORKS World, Technical Summits, and User Group Meetings, while being very active on the SOLIDWORKS Forum.