SOLIDWORKS Inspection Numbering Sequences

Article by Sanja Srzic, last updated on December 18, 2017

In SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2018 Standalone, numbering sequences can be applied to characteristics to differentiate machining methods, drawing views, drawing sheets, etc.  Starting with the first number of the range, balloon numbers are incremented by one.  Numbering sequences are specified in project options and can be saved in a template.

To add a sequence to the project, go to Home tab, select Options > Project Options > Characteristic > Numbering Sequences.  Click plus (+) button to add a sequence.  To change sequence name or starting value, double-click in the corresponding field and type in.  Default sequence cannot be changed.  Select a sequence and click minus (-) button to remove it.

SOLIDWORKS Inspection Numbering Sequences

SOLIDWORKS Inspection Numbering Sequences

Numbering sequence can be selected before dimensions and annotations are ballooned:

 

Pre-select Number Sequence

Pre-select Number Sequence

 

Numbering sequence can be changed for existing characteristics using the pull-down menu in the Sequence field:

 

Changing a Numbering Sequence

Changing a Numbering Sequence

 

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