Articles by: Vipanjot Kaur, CSWP

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

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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How to create a Section View in SOLIDWORKS Composer?

SOLIDWORKS Composer Section View

Section views are created to see the internal cross section of the model or peer inside the model — without moving or hiding any geometry. Normally, we create the section view in a SOLIDWORKS 3D model with the Section Tool from the Heads up view…

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360 Degree Capture in SOLIDWORKS Composer 2020

SOLIDWORKS Composer 360 Degree Capture

Now in SOLIDWORKS Composer 2020 we have a new option – “360° Capture” which captures a defined number of images of the model along a vertical axis performing a 360° clockwise rotation. Using this tool will help us efficiently publish/save custom views directly rather than…

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SOLIDWORKS Composer 2020 Inlaid Text for Linear Arrows

SOLIDWORKS Composer Inlaid Text

Earlier in SOLIDWORKS 2019 we used to place an arrow to show the details on the view, but to show what we were pointing to we used the “Text 2D” tool on Author Tab, to show a description. But now in SOLIDWORKS Composer 2020 linear…

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