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How to add a watermark to SOLIDWORKS Parts and Assemblies [VIDEO]

SOLIDWORKS Part Assembly Watermark

Before SOLIDWORKS 2016 it was only possible to add a watermark to a drawing. But SOLIDWORKS 2016 introduced new functionality that makes it possible to add a watermark to your Part and Assembly documents. You have the option to display the watermark on top of…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional: Write Drawing Card With Part Card Variables [VIDEO]

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional is capable of copying values from a part or assembly card and writing them to a Drawing card.  The setup to do this is actually quite easy. To set up this link do the following: Open the drawing card in the card…

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Using the Sketch Pattern to Simulate the Hole Series Behaviour at Part Level

The HOLE SERIES is a powerful time saver that enables the creation of different type of holes, parametrically linked together, on the components of an assembly. Imagine that you want to create counterbore holes in the top plate, clearance holes in the middle plates and tapped holes in the bottom plate. Of course, you need all these holes to be driven by one sketch; so, should you move, delete or add points in that sketch, all the holes would be influenced by that. If you work in assembly mode, good for you; the HOLE SERIES tool will do all of the above. But what can you do if you want to parametrically link various types of holes in a part model?   Watch this video…

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