SOLIDWORKS Large Design Review

SOLIDWORKS 2019 Large Design Review now has Editing Capabilities

The SOLIDWORKS Large Design Review mode is essential when working with large assemblies.  Models can be opened in a fraction of time for quick review and then load only the components you need to work on.  Use tools like snapshots or walk-through to make the most of it. New in SOLIDWORKS 2019 is the ability to work directly in Large Design Review to insert/move components, add/edit/delete mates or delete top level components. In order to edit the assembly, set the Mode dropdown to Large Design Review and select ‘Edit Assembly’. The first thing you must do is save the assembly in the 2019 version.  The options will be greyed out if the file remains in a previous version state. When opening an assembly with Large Design Review in SOLIDWORKS 2019, you’ll notice the pop-up message now has 4 additional capabilities listed for editing. You can now insert components and add mates…

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Large Assemblies taking too long to load? Try SOLIDWORKS Large Design Review Mode

SOLIDWORKS Large Design Review

Are your SOLIDWORKS assemblies taking too long to load? There is a solution for you with the SOLIDWORKS Large Design Review Mode. When you need to get into an assembly and would like to view all the components and maybe get some measurements you do not need to open up the assembly fully resolved. Instead you should use the Large Design Review Mode (LDR). Released with SOLIDWORKS 2012 this feature loads only a fraction of your assembly data, while still providing access to a lot of useful tools. Throughout the past couple of years there have been enhancements making this great feature even greater! It is easier to view the structure of patterns and assembly features in the feature manager design tree and we have more control over assembly options for updating graphics! How to access Large Design Review Mode: To open an assembly in Large Design Review mode, click Open (Standard…

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