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SOLIDWORKS 2018 Drawing Area Hatch applied to Layer

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Drawing Area Hatch PropertyManager

SOLIDWORKS 2018 Drawing Area Hatch can now be assigned to a specific layer.  This provides more control over the colour of hatches in drawings, as well as the ability to Hide/Show and set Print On/Off. The PropertyManager of a selected Area Hatch/Fill has a Layer dropdown…

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How to change a SOLIDWORKS Drawing Dimension Colour

Coloured Dimensions

When in the SOLIDWORKS drawing environment have you ever wanted to change the colour of a dimension or annotation in a view you just brought in as a model item (whether to bring attention to a certain dimension or due to use of colours in your company…

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All Drawing Dimensions the Wrong Colour? See if the SOLIDWORKS Colour Display Mode is Enabled

If you open a drawing and all the dimensions seem to be a different colour than what you remember, there’s a good chance that your Colour Display Mode has been enabled.  This mode allows you to quickly toggle between colours applied through assigned layers/line colours…

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