SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017 Interface Updates

Article by Delvin Masilamani updated October 26, 2016

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The SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017 interface updates and user experience changes are a delight to work with:

  1. Process Ribbon update: Renumber document and Propagate data to connected objects buttons have been added. Just like all other steps in the design process this change assists in the intuitive use of the software. Click here to read more on Propagate data to connected objects

    SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2017 interface updates

    Process Ribbon Interface changes

  2. Copy with Insertion point: You can now copy graphical entities with an assigned insertion point. The elements can be pasted back using the paste or paste special command. The elements are preserved and can be used either in the same project or another.

    Copy with insertion point

    Copy with insertion point

  3. Data File Shortcuts: Various file types can be linked by shortcuts to the project through this new interface addition.

    Data file shortcuts

    Data file shortcuts

  4. Graphical / CAD Properties: Simply selecting region of within a project launches the new panel for Graphic /CAD properties on the right hand side. So now it is possible to make changes to graphic properties by sheet. Changes can be made in a group selection in the project to the following:color, layer, line-type, weight, scale, thickness.

    Graphical Properties in Panel

    Graphical Properties in Panel

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Resources

Access our resources page to get everything you need to learn what’s new in SOLIDWORKS 2017; including tech tips, demonstrations, and upcoming product webinars.

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 Resources

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Delvin Masilamani

Delvin is ‎Senior Solutions Expert at Javelin and is based in our Oakville, Ontario office.