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Tips and Tricks for Line Drawing in SOLIDWORKS

line drawing in solidworks

Whether you have been using SOLIDWORKS for a long time or are a new designer, you might find that drawing lines for a sketch can become repetitive and time-consuming. Nonetheless, this blog will present tips and tricks for line drawing in SOLIDWORKS even avid users…

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Inserting an image into a sketch in SOLIDWORKS

Picture of a guitar body

We can insert a picture into a sketch and use it as a background for creating 2D sketches in SOLIDWORKS. Multiple file formats are supported including .jpg, .tif, and .bmp, to name just a few. In this example we have a picture of a guitar…

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Hold on…the SOLIDWORKS Power Trim tool can Extend too?!

SOLIDWORKS Power Trim Extend

The SOLIDWORKS Power Trim tool is amazing.  With a quick click and swipe you can trim a sketch line up to the next entity. There’s also the little red box to undo the last line you trimmed if you were a little trim-happy. Did you…

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