Rotate Components

Rotate about Scene Floor SOLIDWORKS view option

If a SOLIDWORKS model does not rotate in all directions and there is an axis in the middle of the standard rotation icon, it means that Rotate about Scene Floor is currently enabled.  This option allows the model to rotate about the axis perpendicular to…

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Rotating Inserted Components in SOLIDWORKS Assemblies

When inserting components into a SOLIDWORKS assembly, you will see a context sensitive toolbar pop up before placing the component.  This will allow you to rotate your component to the proper orientation before placing which can help when adding mates.  The default angle of rotation is…

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