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I am working with SolidWorks 2015. I am not actively contructing in SolidWorks myself but I work with files desigend by an engineer. Currently I cannot reach him and therefore post my question here. I know a few basics of SolidWorks, but I am far from an expert.
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8 hours ago
I have been looking over the Poliigon website and found some cool appearances I want to use, I dropped the new .jpg's I downloaded from Poliigon.com into the Visualize Content / appearances folder and then try to grab it in Visualize and I does not recognize the file format. Tags:none(add)solidworks visualize 2018
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4 days ago
When I export a simple part to STL, the origin becomes located in an odd spot, and not where I specify with a custom coordinate system. The images below demonstrate the problem. ,solid
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4 days ago
Adobe Illustrator version CS3 or later Installation is required to Import an Adobe Illustrator file to SolidWorks Simlab Composer can convert a mesh based (u3d) 3D PDF to another mesh format SolidWorks can read. However, 3D PDF exported from MBD applications are not supported yet.
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6 days ago
I've tried every tweak in the output settings and gutted the model of complicated parts, but it does this every time. Agreed Frederick. I have seen this with surfaces.
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6 days ago
And....nothing happend again....empty file any other idea? Alin VargatuJun 26, 2018 9:40 AM(in response to Rubén Rodolfo Balderrama) Rubén Rodolfo BalderramaJun 26, 2018 10:18 AM(in response to Alin Vargatu) Mirco SaggioratoJun 26, 2018 9:56 AM(in response to Rubén Rodolfo Balderrama) Rubén Rodolfo BalderramaJun 26, 2018 10:18 AM(in response to Mirco Saggiorato) That is an indication that the individual part files were not included in what was sent to you. The assembly tree shows the parts it is
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6 days ago
if u want to extract it to notepad then right click the .sldcrv file------>select open with---->select notepad as the program. If u want to extract it to excel, open a blank excel sheet,select the data tab----->get external data-->text data--->something pops up--->select delimiter->click next------>uncheck the tab box and check the space box-->finish->and u have successfully extracted the data set-->bravo
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6 days ago
Many of you asked for surfacing, direct editing and imported geometry repair challenges. I am trying to combine all these challenges in one. 2.
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7 days ago
thanks alot.. this is exactly what i was looking for. Now the next thing I need to do is create a surface using the imported points. This spreadsheet is not only awsome, it is totally awsome & just saved a ton of time not having to enter the points manually.
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7 days ago
My drawings include many pictures (photos for assembly instructions). When I export to .dwg, all these pictures are saved separately from the new .dwg and each one of them is around 10 to 20Mo. The .dwg is 7,5Mo. Total 300Mo.
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7 days ago
I change the local coordinate system in Solidworks using insert > reference geometry > coordinate system It has been translated in the 3 planes. In 2 planes by half the width of the widest part of the object plus about 0.6mm and in the 3rd plane by about 0.6mm.
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7 days ago
The artwork is circular, it has a transparent background from a square art board. When I import into SW, the image is a square. How do I either make the make the .jpeg round or get the back ground to shown transparent? I have attempted all of the transparency settings and none of them will drop the "background" out.
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7 days ago
Import Part Modification I recently took the CSWE exam and there was one question that really had me stumped. It was a component with what looked like a swept profile on the surface of the imported part and they wanted you to offset and sweep along path.
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11 days ago
After using FeatureWorks -> Recognize Features in Automatic Mode, I get what is shown in 2nd picture. Now the problem here is, I cannot remove the faces in the holes and where the fillet is. I've tried selecting all faces and recognizing them as fillet in FeatureWorks, that didn't work, Tried deleting all faces and knitting the patch back, that didn't work.
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11 days ago
I accidentally clicked my default to save import assemblies as virtual components instead of external components and cannot figure out how to change back. How do I switch it back? I am new to 2018 and just upgraded from 2015
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13 days ago
I rename the code part inside the assembly and it will be usefull to change description or any other data from a part directly from the assembly I think. Deepak GuptaOct 1, 2018 4:35 PM(in response to Rubén Rodolfo Balderrama) Without API: Use property tab builder (make sure the property tab builder has all desired property/options)
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14 days ago
Re: I would like to save a file to 3D print a personal project am I able to purchase it if necessary? Re: I would like to save a file to 3D print a personal project am I able to purchase it if necessary?
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14 days ago
Im trying to open a .STEP file for and XY Gantry system from a vendor but whenever I open it, solidworks freezes on creating model and finally give the "this program has stopped responding" message from windows when I click anywhere. It doesn't matter how long I leave it loading it doesn't open. I'm using Solidworks 2017, and another friend at a another company opened it without problem on SW18. Am I doing something wrong?
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14 days ago
Solidworks says that it can translate jt files .. anyone have trouble doing this? Current getting errors when opening the attached file. Not sure if it's a Solidworks issue or file issue.
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18 days ago
From searching, I see in 2013 you could save a drawing view as a dxf. I can't find that option in 2017 was it removed? That is exactly what I need for our weldment drawings.
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19 days ago
Hello Michael,..curious..what happens when opened in eDrawings? "Parsing functionality in the SOLIDWORKS® software recognizes data from STEP Application Protocols (AP) 203 and 214.
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19 days ago
I'm working in Fixture & Gauges manufacturing sector for automobile . Here we are using 3D model for machining , thats why we are provide the engraving details for the machine shop , Like 3mm gap Engraving & Marking of the car line . iges and step formats are solid model formats, not sketch formats.
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21 days ago
Dennis DohogneSep 25, 2018 9:22 AM(in response to Giriraj SINGH CHOUHAN) Jive Software Version: 2018.7.0.1_jx, revision: 20180814200645.7fbf90c.release_18.7.0-jx
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21 days ago
I've got my 3D printer back up and running and I'm trying to figure out how to modify a Thingiverse part. The problem is that when I try to do anything with it, I get an error. Anybody have any ideas? Am I going to have to measure and model it.
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21 days ago