Articles by: Vipanjot Kaur, CSWP

Vip is a Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP) and is based in our Oakville Ontario head office.

Why is a Colour Property change not applied to an Animation after SOLIDWORKS Composer document update?

While working with SOLIDWORKS Composer assemblies (.SMG) there are always cases where SOLIDWORKS designers make some changes in the source model. To avoid the re-work of creating all the views and animation again in a Composer assembly you can update the Composer document. This update…

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How to enable BOM Model Highlighting in SOLIDWORKS Composer

When we publish images from SOLIDWORKS Composer specifically Technical Illustrations, it allows us to save .SVG type images and upon opening the images in a web browser we can easily identify corresponding parts in the model by hovering the mouse pointer over line items in…

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SOLIDWORKS Rx now supports SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020

Until SOLIDWORKS 2019 the SOLIDWORKS Rx support tool installed automatically only with SOLIDWORKS. Now in SOLIDWORKS 2020 the SOLIDWORKS Rx also supports SOLIDWORKS Electrical and installs by default when we are just installing SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020 on our machine. When we have different sorts of…

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Leader Style Manager in SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020

Leader Style Manager

In SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020 we have this new annotation tab on the Draw ribbon and cabinet layout ribbon which allows us to create text and block fields using the leaders. We can define various graphical properties for these text and block leaders. It will be…

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Unable to access SOLIDWORKS Composer User Guide or Help document?

Every now and then SOLIDWORKS Composer users report that they can’t access the SOLIDWORKS Composer user-guide/help document through SOLIDWORKS Composer window > Help > Help Topics, and by default Composer tries to open the HTML help document through the default browser, in my case I…

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How to create Angular Center Marks in SOLIDWORKS Drawings?

Center marks are annotations that mark circle or arc centers and describe the geometry size on the drawing. With the Center Mark tool, we can create a center mark or a center point on circular edges. The center mark lines can also be used as references…

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SOLIDWORKS Rx now included with SOLIDWORKS Composer

Until SOLIDWORKS 2019 SOLIDWORKS Rx used to get installed automatically by default only with SOLIDWORKS installation. And now in SOLIDWORKS 2020, SOLIDWORKS Rx now supports SOLIDWORKS Composer and installs by default when SOLIDWORKS Composer 2020 is installed. When we have different sorts of issues with…

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020 Text Leader and Block Leader

Now when using SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020 we can create text leader lines with blocks and notes in 2D panel layouts and harness drawings. Text and balloons with leader lines are a common method to convey design notes. Adding these annotations with dedicated commands and a…

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How to change the SOLIDWORKS Composer Viewport Ground

When working in SOLIDWORKS Composer you will notice that there is a Dassault Systèmes logo on the SOLIDWORKS Composer Viewport Ground by default. If you want to remove this, or change it to something else you can. To access the SOLIDWORKS Composer Viewport Ground properties: Through…

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