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SOLIDWORKS Tip

SOLIDWORKS tips, and best practices from the Javelin team

Using the SOLIDWORKS Design Library for Quick Access to Files

The SOLIDWORKS Design Library in the SOLIDWORKS Task Pane provides quick access to some default features, hardware, annotations, etc. This…

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Custom Property Name List

When setting up custom properties in your SolidWorks parts, assemblies and drawings you have no doubt noticed the list of…

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All Drawing Dimensions the Wrong Colour? See if the SOLIDWORKS Colour Display Mode is Enabled

If you open a drawing and all the dimensions seem to be a different colour than what you remember, there’s…

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Moving a Standalone Toolbox to a Network Location [Video]

In a multi-user environment with a customized toolbox, you will want to store your toolbox on a network location so…

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Dissolving Subassemblies for a SOLIDWORKS Indented BOM

The SOLIDWORKS Indented BOM style will list all subassemblies as an item, along with all components of the subassembly.  If…

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NEW In SolidWorks 2012 – SolidWorks Part Reviewer

A new feature added in SolidWorks 2012 is the SolidWorks Part Reviewer Add-In.  This new tool can be used to…

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NEW In SolidWorks 2012 – Span Displays

New in SolidWorks 2012 is the feature Span Displays.  This new feature allows SolidWorks to intelligently span across dual monitors….

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Hierarchy of BOM Description References

The BOM Description column picks up the Description property from your models.  But if you are finding that modifying the…

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Quickly Filter your Design Tree with Tags

If you’ve seen that little yellow tag icon in the right side of your status bar, you can use this…

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Thoroughly Checking Models with Verification on Rebuild

In general, a standard rebuild with the toolbar button or a complete rebuild by pressing CTRL-Q will update the model…

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Reuse Common Annotations with the Design Library

If you’re constantly adding the same annotations to your drawings, save some time and add them to the Design Library….

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Inserting A Background Image in SOLIDWORKS PhotoView 360

In past versions of SolidWorks inserting a background image into a model was a fairly difficult operation requiring changes to…

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CommandManager Docking Locations

How to dock a floating SOLIDWORKS CommandManager

Very often new SOLIDWORKS users will at some point accidentally drag the CommandManager ribbon interface out of it’s default position and…

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SolidWorks Routing: Remating a Routing Connector to Change Its Position

Occasionally you may want to move a connector (or flange for pipe) to a different location than it was originally…

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Which way do I “Box-select”?

The box select functionality allows you to drag a box over what you need to select, and depending on the…

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