SOLIDWORKS Electrical

Electrical tech tips and tutorials by certified SOLIDWORKS Experts

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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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 leader style manager it’s easy to finish design work more…

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020 Reporting Enhancements

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020 Reporting Enhancements

Have you ever been frustrated with SOLIDWORKS Electrical Reporting, and how the Rows and Columns properties cannot be easily controlled? In SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020, you can now have a column that not only specifies the row number but also controls the row height in reports. Row Height The Header, Content and Total fields can now…

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020 Project Manager and Viewer

SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020 Project Viewer

The Project Viewer is a new feature for SOLIDWORKS Electrical 2020, allowing read-only access to electrical projects. The Project Viewer can be accessed through the Projects Manager Select the project and click on Preview Once in the Project Viewer, the user interface looks like a stripped down version of the user interface in SOLIDWORKS Electrical…

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Filter BOM by each book in SOLIDWORKS Electrical

SOLIDWORKS Electrical has provided us with an option to create multiple books for each project, to keep our electrical projects and drawings more organized and easy to manage. Once we have multiple books created for multiple electrical sub-assemblies or functionalities, we can create separate Bill of materials (BOM) for each book using the filter. Here…

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