SOLIDWORKS 2016 Sheet Scale Control in Status Bar

Article by Andrew Lidstone, CSWE updated February 18, 2016


Starting with SOLIDWORKS 2016, working with drawings is a little easier.  In previous versions of SOLIDWORKS, the Status Bar showed the current sheet scale in Drawings, now in 2016 the sheet scale can be controlled from the Status Bar.

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Sheet Scale Control

SOLIDWORKS 2016 Sheet Scale Control

The popup sheet scale list allow users to select from any common scale options, or to quickly access “Sheet Properties” where any custom sheet scale can be set.

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To learn more about what’s new in SOLIDWORKS 2016 software you can review other SOLIDWORKS 2016 update posts here. You might also consider attending a SOLIDWORKS Advanced Update course where you can learn how to obtain new SOLIDWORKS skills. Learn more about our Update Training.

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Andrew Lidstone, CSWE

Andrew Lidstone is a SOLIDWORKS Elite Application Engineer specializing in Data Management systems. He has been working in the SOLIDWORKS reseller channel since 2010 helping clients get the most from their CAD tools.