SOLIDWORKS View Mates for Reference Geometry [VIDEO]

Article by Chris Briand, CSWE updated January 16, 2014


SOLIDWORKS 2014 has given us many new advantages over prior releases, one if which is the ability for the view mates display tool to show us mates attached to reference geometry.

As shown in the video below, you can open the View Mates window for any selected reference geometry, such as planes, axes, or other reference geometry.

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Chris Briand, CSWE

Chris has been educating and supporting Engineers, Designers and IT Personnel within the 3D CAD industry since 2002, and was adopted into the fantastic team of applications experts here at Javelin Technologies in early 2006 and migrated along with his team members to the TriMech Solutions team in 2021.  Chris enjoys the continuous learning driven by the ingenuity and challenges Designers bring forward. Innovation using 3D Printing, 3D CAD and other technologies, combined with a diverse background as a technologist, allows Chris to find solutions that accelerate Designers, and take Design Teams to new heights. Chris is currently being held at an undisclosed location, near Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.