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SOLIDWORKS Projected vs True Dimensions [VIDEO]

Occasionally I get questions about the difference between SOLIDWORKS Projected vs True Dimensions. To demonstrate the difference, I’ve created a drawing of an awkward plate, which was modeled up at a 20° angle. I mostly did this to demonstrate the concept in an orthographic view…


How to dimension faster in a SOLIDWORKS Sketch [VIDEO]

My SOLIDWORKS pick of the day is the enhanced SOLIDWORKS dimension tool in the sketch environment. Now you can dimension sketch entities as you draw them, while still being able to add inferred relations. Mastering this technique could generate huge time savings for most SOLIDWORKS users. If you want to have any chance at winning the Model Mania competition at SOLIDWORKS World, you need to watch this video for a comprehensive demonstration of the new functionality:  


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