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SOLIDWORKS 2017 Breadcrumb Enhancements

SOLIDWORKS 2017 Breadcrumb

People who know me know I like symmetry. I like symmetry in architecture, in design, and especially in SOLIDWORKS. As far back as I’ve been using SOLIDWORKS (since 2001), I’ve kept my designs symmetrical whenever possible. As such, I liked to use the Front, Top,…

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Using SOLIDWORKS Planes to create a DriveWorks Model

SOLIDWORKS Planes for DriveWorks model

Often times people will ask for a “best practice” when modeling in SOLIDWORKS something that is intended to be used in DriveWorks. While there are several good ones, such as renaming dimensions and features, I would have to say that one of my favorite suggestions…

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Automatically Insert and Position Multiple Components in an Assembly [VIDEO]

Interesting question on the SolidWorks Forum from James Bailey : The answer is yes. If the components are sharing the same origin (most likely derived from a master model), you can insert them in bulk in the origin of the assembly following the procedure shown in this video:

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