SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2017 Enhancements

Article by Sanja Srzic updated December 5, 2016


Following enhancements have been implemented in SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2017:

  1. Ability to lock balloons to prevent renumbering
  2. Manual ballooning of inspection drawings in SOLIDWORKS Inspection add-in
  3. VDA shape has been added as an option for inspection balloons. VDA standard is used by German automotive manufacturers.
VDA Standard

VDA Standard

  1. Mouse Wheel Zoom can be used to navigate Inspection projects.  This option is enabled by default on the Application Options tab of the Options dialog box.
SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2017 Enhancements

Mouse Wheel Zoom option

As in SOLIDWORKS, roll the wheel up to zoom in, roll down to zoom out, press and hold the wheel to pan.  Additional keyboard shortcuts are available:

Alt + LeftGo to the previous sheet.
Page DownGo to the previous sheet.
Alt + RightGo to the next sheet.
Page UpGo to the next sheet.
Alt + UpScroll up.
Alt + DownScroll down.
HomeGo to the first sheet.
EndGo to the last sheet.

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.


SOLIDWORKS 2017 Resources

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Sanja Srzic

Sanja is the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support Team Leader for Western Canada, and is based in the Javelin Winnipeg Office