SOLIDWORKS Sheet Format

Linking Sheet Format References in Drawing Templates [VIDEO]

As you may know, a Drawing Template stores all of the Document Properties settings that you need.  It also contains a Sheet Format file containing your border and title block information.  For more details about these two file types, you can read through http://www.javelin-tech.com/blog/2012/01/drawing-templates-sheet-formats/. The Drawing Template actually stores the Sheet Format in any active sheets when the template was saved.  However creating a new sheet in a drawing will look to the Sheet Format reference.  If this reference cannot be found, it must be updated in the Sheet Properties.  Watch the video below to see how to relink the reference.

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Basic Knowledge of SolidWorks Drawing Templates & Sheet Formats

For people who are new to SolidWorks, and want to setup some standard templates, this will be a good article to start with. The background information stored in a new drawing file is from two locations – drawing template and sheet format. Sheet format stores…

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