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.
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.