SOLIDWORKS Drawing Custom Property Workflow Tutorial

Article by Rod Mackay updated May 18, 2021


In this drawing video tutorial certified SOLIDWORKS expert Jamie Hill takes you through the process of adding custom properties to components so that the related drawing will be automatically populated with the relevant manufacturing information:

Learn the picks and clicks for adding custom properties plus techniques for creating templates, using layers, and making modifications to drawings.

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Rod Mackay

Rod has been using 3D CAD software for over 25 years and has trained thousands of designers to use their CAD systems more effectively. Rod is the Javelin Webmaster and is based in Ottawa, ON., Canada.