SOLIDWORKS Drawings

SOLIDWORKS 2021 Context Toolbars and Menus in Drawings

When working in drawings, SOLIDWORKS 2021 offers more context toolbars than before, making it easier to work with sketches, markups, and centerlines.  Select any one of these, and look for the context toolbar to appear next to the pointer.  This saves valuable time and mouse…

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Use Layers to Group SOLIDWORKS Dimensions for easy editing between standards

You may have come across this when working with SOLIDWORKS drawings, where certain dimensions are measured using different units. It would be fine do edit the dimension by overriding the units, but there are several of them and it would be quite tedious to go…

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How to create Angular Center Marks in SOLIDWORKS Drawings?

Center marks are annotations that mark circle or arc centers and describe the geometry size on the drawing. With the Center Mark tool, we can create a center mark or a center point on circular edges. The center mark lines can also be used as references…

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Aligning linear diameter dimensions in SOLIDWORKS drawings

Diameter dimensions can be modified to display as linear dimensions if needed. To convert the diameter dimension into linear follow these steps: Step 1: Right click the Diameter dimension > Display options > Display as linear OR this can also be done by selecting the…

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