New in SOLIDWORKS 2015 – Center Lines Sketch Rectangle Tool [VIDEO]

Article by Chris Briand, CSWE updated March 23, 2015


The Center Lines Sketch Rectangle Tool enhancement is one of those changes that is far more profound than one may first think. Given the number of times that one has to adjust a sketch involving a centered rectangular profile, the ability to swap the diagonal center lines for Vertical and Horizontal lines when placing a rectangle is a most welcome enhancement.

Take a look at the following video to find out how to apply the new tool:

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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.