Review additional resources available to SOLIDWORKS users and platform administrators. Access platform help topics. Connect to SOLIDWORKS specific communities. Explore resources provided in the SOLIDWORKS community wiki.
Explore and configure the platform settings for revision and lifecycle control. Understand revision naming rules. Examine the settings used to configure revision schemes. Review access rules for lifecycle and collaboration commands. Explore a SOLIDWORKS lifecycle scenario using the default revision scheme.
Explore and configure the platform settings for content access rules and maturity. Understand the lifecycle of SOLIDWORKS content. Examine the settings to configure access to content. Add a transition to a maturity graph. Add a control rule to a transition.
Configure platform options and settings used for naming and numbering SOLIDWORKS platform content when saved. Turn on the platform Auto-name setting and understand its interaction with specific SOLIDWORKS Save options. Configure the platform Content Naming Rules used for naming SOLIDWORKS content. Understand and configure an Enterprise Item Number. Set an Enterprise Item Number in SOLIDWORKS. Map the SOLIDWORKS property ‘Engineering Partnumber’ to a SOLIDWORKS drawing title block.
Review the administrator roles and apps used to create a design environment for SOLIDWORKS users. Review the administrator dashboards and platform manager role. Add to a custom administrator dashboard. Create a User Group. Create a 3DSwym community and add members. Create and share a dashboard. Create a collaborative space and add members.
Create a cut list to organize the bodies in a structure part. Add custom properties to the components of a structure so the properties appear in the cut list. Create and edit a cut list. Edit custom properties. Edit the material of the bodies in a structure.
Structure System is an advanced weldment environment that lets you create and modify structural members of different profiles in a single feature. Add primary members using sketches, points, edges, reference planes, and surfaces. Add secondary members using primary members and reference planes.
An introduction to the many types view manipulation for parts, assemblies, and drawings. Explore the different types of views. Understand how to manipulate views using menus, the keyboard, mouse, and reference triad.
An introduction to the basics of SOLIDWORKS and the user interface. Explore the definition of SOLIDWORKS. Understand how Design Intent is used. Explore the SOLIDWORKS user interface. Access the SOLIDWORKS Options.
Use the Property Tab Builder stand-alone utility to build a customized user interface, or ‘tab’, and add file properties. Create Custom or Configuration Properties. Choose from seven different types of controls. Take data from external sources such as text or Excel files.
Add new non-graphic properties to fully describe a SOLIDWORKS part, assembly, or drawing. Add Custom Properties using user-defined text and SOLIDWORKS special properties. Understand the downstream uses of properties in drawing annotations and tables. Use properties to select assembly components.
Use Modify Configurations options to create and manage configurations in user-defined tables. Configure sketch and feature dimensions with Configure Dimension. Use Configure Feature to configure suppression of features. Configure the part material with Configure Materials. And, use Configure Component to configure the component suppression, fixed state, and configuration.