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SOLIDWORKS Selection

Tech tips, tutorials, and best practices for SOLIDWORKS Selection from the Javelin technical team

How to Select Identical Components in SOLIDWORKS

SOLIDWORKS 2019 allows you to select identical components by selecting one of the components. This option works within the features…

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Deactivate Selection Through Transparency Option in SOLIDWORKS

Having transparent faces helps a lot when working with large assemblies with a lot of inner components. When you click…

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SOLIDWORKS Selecting Transparent Components with the Shift key

Changing the transparency or adding transparent appearances to components helps to see inside your assemblies. However you’ll notice that if you try…

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Magnified Selection

How to save time with the SOLIDWORKS Magnified Selection Tool

Do you zoom in and zoom out when you need to select a face? Wish there was something that you…

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Increase SOLIDWORKS performance by disabling Selection Accelerators

SOLIDWORKS 2017 now gives you the ability to disable the SOLIDWORKS Selection Accelerators! The Fillet, Move Face, and Delete Face tools…

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Sweep Enhancement in SOLIDWORKS 2017

SOLIDWORKS Sweep Profile Selection Enhanced to include Faces, Edges, & Curves

The SOLIDWORKS Sweep feature has been improving over the years; unlike Extrude the Sweep feature requires at least two sketches to be…

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SOLIDWORKS Breadcrumbs provide a heads-up display for a Selection

SOLIDWORKS Breadcrumbs are a context-based view of the current selection in the SOLIDWORKS graphics area designed to show related elements up…

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New in SOLIDWORKS 2015 – The Selection Context Menu! [VIDEO]

If you have had the opportunity to attend a class with us here at Javelin, I am certain you have…

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New in SOLIDWORKS 2015 – Saved Selection Sets! [VIDEO]

My absolute favorite enhancement for SOLIDWORKS 2015 is the ability to save repeatably selectable SELECTION SETS from the feature manager!…

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The Invert Selection Tool – Use IT! [VIDEO]

Many of the tools we find in SolidWorks are often overlooked by most designers in favor of “going with what…

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SOLIDWORKS Selection Filter Toolbar

Using the SOLIDWORKS Selection Filter

Have you ever been working in SOLIDWORKS when suddenly you are no longer able to select items in the graphics area,…

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Select like a Pro with Power and Advanced Select

You may have noticed the Select tool in the menu toolbar is always highlighted.  But have you seen the drop-down…

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SOLIDWORKS Composer Assembly Selection Methods

SOLIDWORKS Composer Assembly Selection Methods

In SOLIDWORKS Composer we have different selection methods to either select a sub-assembly or the parts within them when performing…

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Let’s get picky and use the Selection Manager

Dan Johnson asks this question in the SolidWorks Forum: I am trying to create a handle that is part of…

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