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SOLIDWORKS Sketch

SOLIDWORKS Sketch tips and tricks from the Javelin team

Show a SOLIDWORKS Sketch in a Specific Drawing View while Hidden in all other Views

Let’s assume we have a sketch drawn in a part file and we have not used it to create a…

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SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Sketch Transformations

SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal includes a Sketch Transformation folder in the Flat Pattern feature when a sketch is added to a…

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Is your SOLIDWORKS Sketch Dimension difficult to Delete or Modify?

To delete a SOLIDWORKS Sketch Dimension you typically select the dimension and hit Delete.  To edit the value of the…

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SOLIDWORKS Arc Dimensions

Arc Measurements in SOLIDWORKS

In this post I’ll show you how to use the Smart Dimension Tool to add SOLIDWORKS Arc Dimensions. Arc Length…

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SOLIDWORKS No Solve Move vs Detach Segment on Drag [VIDEO]

I’ve occasionally run into the issue where a user sketches a closed shape, such as a rectangle, only to find…

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Sketch Line

Add Dimensions Automatically while Sketching in SOLIDWORKS

Did you know SOLIDWORKS can add dimensions to your sketch automatically? Adding dimensions manually can be a tedious job if you have…

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SOLIDWORKS Power Trim Extend

Hold on…the SOLIDWORKS Power Trim tool can Extend too?!

The SOLIDWORKS Power Trim tool is amazing.  With a quick click and swipe you can trim a sketch line up…

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How to Automatically Add SOLIDWORKS Tangent Relations from Lines to Arcs & Circles

Attaching a line to an arc or circle can be automatically snapped with a SOLIDWORKS tangent relation if you hover over…

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SOLIDWORKS Arc Dimension

Sometimes you need to add a SOLIDWORKS Arc Length Dimension.  This can be done in both Sketch and Drawing environments.  The…

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Bring simplicity to your SOLIDWORKS Sketch through advanced use of basic features

When we start out with a model we usually have every intention of keeping the SOLIDWORKS Sketch clean, simple and easily…

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Why is my SOLIDWORKS Sketch Pattern Under Defined?

In general, it’s good practice to create a Feature Pattern rather than creating all of the geometry in a single…

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Dynamic Mirror Sketch

SOLIDWORKS Dynamic MIRROR | ЯOЯЯIM

See what I did there? I used Character Map to get a backwards R, then used symmetric letters to make…

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Reverse Sketch Offsets SOLIDWORKS 2016

In previous SOLIDWORKS releases it was impossible to change the direction after using the Offset Sketch Entities tool. If you…

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Copy Sketch and Maintain the Sketch Relations

SOLIDWORKS has had, and continues to have all kinds of functionality embedded in the most basic of windows commands –…

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My SOLIDWORKS Detail View Circle is stuck?!

We all have moments where we’re in a bit of a rush and accidentally end up with some unintended consequences….

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