Articles by: Vipanjot Kaur, CSWP

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

Creating a Custom Appearance in SOLIDWORKS Visualize

SOLIDWORKS Visualize installs with a large library of appearance files that you can apply to your models, but you can also create  Custom Appearance files and save them in your Appearances Palette for future use. Create a Custom Appearance File Brand new appearance can be…

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Saving a PDF/Word document in a SOLIDWORKS Electrical Project Archive

Most often users want to add a PDF or Microsoft Word document in the SOLIDWORKS Electrical project and collect it within the project archive. This can be done only by adding the document in the document tree. If there are a limited number of files…

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How to run SOLIDWORKS Visualize AI Denoiser on almost any computer

SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2018 SP3.0 onward includes an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Denoiser tool, which allows professional renderings to be made 10x faster. When the Denoiser is enabled it helps in the significant reductions in render time for production-quality images.It produces better-looking renderings with fewer passes, which…

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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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