SOLIDWORKS Electrical

Electrical tech tips and tutorials by certified SOLIDWORKS Experts

Managing Revision Attributes Order in SOLIDWORKS Electrical

Most of our customers ask this question about the revision attributes order. When the title block is modified, you will notice that even though Revision attributes are placed as REV0, REV1, REV2 and so on, in ascending order (from top to bottom), but when the title block is closed and we look into the drawing,…

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Replacing the title block for a SOLIDWORKS Electrical Drawing

Just like in SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD one can change the title block and sheet size so quickly, even after finishing the drawing, by replacing the sheet format. In a similar way, with SOLIDWORKS Electrical you can change the title block even when the drawing is finished. Here are the steps to change the title block…

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How to enable “Update drawings” when printing SOLIDWORKS Electrical Drawings

SOLIDWORKS Electrical Update Drawings dismissed

When the Drawings or reports in SOLIDWORKS Electrical are printed, it provides a dialog box to update the drawings, if any changes have been made to the reports and drawings they get updated. What if we accidentally click on the “Do not show again for this project” checkbox and then click “Update drawings”, accidentally when…

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Customization of user interface in SOLIDWORKS Electrical!

Are you aware of settings in SOLIDWORKS Electrical that allow you to change quite a few things in the user interface, just like we make modifications in SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD? Do you prefer the mouse wheel to be reversed for zoom direction? Maybe a darker theme? Or a larger cross-hair than the default size? In…

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How do I backup/archive the individual projects in SOLIDWORKS Electrical?

backup solidworks electrical projects

You can backup and archive SOLIDWORKS Electrical Projects individually rather than taking a backup of the whole electrical data using the Environmental archive. Archiving a project backs up all of the documents and data within it, as well as items required for design work like symbols, title blocks, and settings. The project archive command is…

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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 you would like to add, you can do so by…

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The Critical Business Issues that High Tech Companies need to focus on

High Tech Companies

Understand the opportunities and threats that high tech companies face in their industry, and learn how to solve them. It is a very exciting time for the high tech industry. Companies have a lot of opportunities to innovate with options such as smart and connected products. At the same time, the market moves at a rapid…

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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 issues with SOLIDWORKS, for example crashes, the Problem Capture tab…

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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 way more efficient to use Leader Style Manager, rather than…

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