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Image Considerations when using SOLIDWORKS AutoTrace to Create Sketches

SOLIDWORKS AutoTrace Image

Adding a logo to your design is an excellent way to creating brand awareness and reaping the benefits of product placement, whether laser cutting it into a Muskoka chair, or punching it into a piece of sheet metal. The SOLIDWORKS AutoTrace feature can be used…

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How to obtain the dimension size of an image in centimeters or inches

In some instances, the actual image dimension size is required in centimeters or inches instead of the number of pixels. In this example the image is going to be imported at a 1:1 scale into a SOLIDWORKS sketch so it can be used for tracing and surface modeling. Image Properties…

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SOLIDWORKS AutoTrace Add-In [VIDEO]

When discussing the ability to insert a picture into a sketch in SOLIDWORKS and seeing how to trace it, the question always arises: Is there a way to automatically trace an image? Obviously, if you want to maintain some sort of design intent, then you will want…

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How to prepare pictures of real parts or hand drawn sketches as input for SOLIDWORKS 3D models

Remote Control Sketched Elevations

As SOLIDWORKS users, sometimes we have to convert hand drawn sketch into SOLIDWORKS model provided by a creative professional, such as an industrial designer. Quickly adjusting the images in Adobe Photoshop can provide more accurate results when the images are used as modelling aids in…

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