SOLIDWORKS Drawing Scale

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Custom Scales for Drawing Sheets and Views

SOLIDWORKS 2020 makes it easier to assign custom drawing scales for both the overall sheet properties and individual drawing views.  Now you can type in the custom scale size directly into the User Defined dialog. Setting Custom Scales for Drawing Sheets In SOLIDWORKS 2019, the…

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How to modify a SOLIDWORKS Drawing View Scale on the Fly

One of the inconvenient truths of drawings, is that one sheet scale doesn’t necessarily fit every drawing view. While your sheet scale may be perfect for orthographic, auxiliary, and section views, it may leave you reaching for your reading glasses when it comes to detail…

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Quickly and Easily Changing the SOLIDWORKS Drawing Scale

SOLIDWORKS Drawing Scale

I often feel that the best tricks and functionality regarding SOLIDWORKS, or any software package for that matter, are the subtle ones. The subtle tricks that aren’t covered in user guides or tutorials. Of course, if you watch how your colleagues use SOLIDWORKS or attend…

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Automatically add Scale Labels to all SOLIDWORKS Drawing Views that are not set to Sheet Scale

When you create SOLIDWORKS drawing views, you have the option of assigning the scale of each view.  If set as Sheet Scale, they will be linked to the overall scale assigned in the drawing properties (as seen in the Title Block).  Auxiliary, Detail and Section…

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