Use drawing view commands that are specific to working with assembly models including broken out section views, alternate position views, and exploded views. Use drawing view properties to represent assembly configurations. Create a broken-out section view to show internal components of the assembly. Create an alternate position view using an existing or a new configuration. Create an exploded assembly drawing view.
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12 days ago
Detail a weldments model using a cut list table and import weld information from the model into a drawing view. Add and modify a cut list table. Import weld information from a model into a drawing view.
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13 days ago
Route flattening and detailing functionality creates 2D route drawings from 3D electrical route assemblies. There are 2 methods to do this, annotation and manufacturing. The manufacturing style is discussed in this module lesson. Adjust curvature and orientation of flattened wiring routes. Flatten wiring routes.
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13 days ago
Learn more advanced 3D PDF capabilities to communicate 3D design intention clearly with downstream production who may not have SOLIDWORKS installed. Attach SOLIDWORKS or STEP files to 3D PDF using free Adobe Reader. Insert multiple sheets. Insert multiple viewports. Insert multiple tables. Display solid outline and illustration modes. Display flat-to-screen notes and tables. Attach files to 3D PDF using free Adobe Reader.
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13 days ago
This module covers additional Product and Manufacturing Information (PMI) tools used to define a model in 3D. Apply reference dimensions and reuse feature dimensions. Apply and customize datum targets. Add default notes from the Design Library and add 3D notes. Create and save a tolerance style to be reused. Add surface finishes and weldment symbols.
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13 days ago
Create a drawing from an existing part file, insert basic views, and insert and manipulate dimensions and callouts. Make a basic drawing of a part. Insert standard views. Import dimensions from a model into a drawing. Make a change to a dimension. Demonstrate the associativity between the model and its drawings.
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13 days ago
Lock the focus on a drawing view so it remains active while you work within that view. Add sketch entities and annotations to a view that has the focus locked on it.
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13 days ago
Create a note with text that is linked to existing dimensions and custom properties. Link a note to a dimension. Edit the title block of a drawing to add notes linked to a model's properties. Add drawing property information to populate a title block.
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13 days ago
Create several types of derived drawing views and understand the unique characteristics of each view type. A derived drawing view is created by referencing an existing drawing view. Create a projected view by folding off an existing drawing view. Project a view normal to a selected edge to create an auxiliary view. Show a portion of a view at an enlarged scale using detail views. Create a drawing view relative to planes or planar faces in the model. Focus on a portion of a drawing view by cropping and hiding the unwanted entities. Shorten an existing drawing view using broken views.
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13 days ago
Insert annotations into existing drawing views, including custom notes, geometric tolerances, and blocks. Create annotations and symbols. Create blocks from geometry and notes. Save a block to a file. Insert a block into a drawing.
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13 days ago
Get the models closer to the finished geometry by learning to modify, remove, combine, slice or replicate the 3D geometries. Use Boolean operations such as Union and Subtract. Reshape the edges of 3D geometries using Fillet Edges or Chamfer Edges with different options. Remove or split the material of 3D geometries using the Slice tool Replicate geometry in multiple instances throughout the design with Mirror 3D and Pattern 3D
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13 days ago
Learn about the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Advanced Drawing Tools exam. Understand some of the SOLIDWORKS skills you need to achieve certification. Review some of the questions from the sample exam.
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13 days ago
Learn how to add components and symbols to your schematics and associate them with manufacturer parts. Add individual components manually and import them all at once from a spreadsheet. Insert component symbols and associate manufacturer parts. Use the options available in the Symbol Insertion panel and the Symbol Selector for classification and filtering.
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8 months ago
Learn how to create different types of drawings and use their configuration settings to control various aspects. Create a new drawing and use Project Configuration to define its title block and mark. Create 2D cabinet layouts and place components. Generate drawings automatically based on inputs defined in their configuration managers.
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8 months ago
Learn about various drawing types that you can create in SOLIDWORKS Electrical. Understand how Wiring Line Diagrams can be used to create high-level synoptic drawings. Use Scheme drawings to create detailed designs using electrical symbols, components and wires. Create Mixed Scheme drawings to combine high-level and detailed schematic information on one page.
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8 months ago
Define an accurate 2D profile or sketch using Geometric and/or Dimensional Constraints. Geometric Constraints create and uphold relationships between sketch entities while Dimensional Constraints specify distances or angles between the sketch entities. Assign Geometric Constraints such as Horizontal, Vertical, Coincident, Perpendicular, Parallel, Tangent, etc. Create Dimensional Constraints with numeric values with labels. Manage Dimensional Constraints for edit, delete and create user-defined parameters.
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9 months ago
Manipulate the 3D Model view properly to work on the geometry as intended. Use a variety of tools to enable rotating the model freely, updating the model view type and to add custom coordinates systems to get the right location and angle. View the 3D model at different angles such as Top, Bottom, Left and various isometric angles. Use the computer mouse or orbit command to freely pan, zoom and rotate the 3D model. Learn to view with different view types such as Wireframe, Hidden, Gouraud, Flat with Edges, etc. Setup custom coordinates systems with CCS defining based on a view or entity.
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9 months ago
Create some very complex 3D surfaces or geometries by defining a mesh with custom contours and numerous editable points for better control and design. Create basic primitive mesh shapes as a starting point to the design. Generate individual mesh faces using 3D Face tool. Control a network of mesh points by defining an outer perimeter with the Edge Mesh tool to fill it in. Use the 3D Mesh command allowing to define the location of every point in a mesh.
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9 months ago
Review a variety of 3D solid modeling tools exclusively for DraftSight Premium. Learn to use some common 3D tools to create simple primitive shapes and complex custom 3D geometries. Create 3D basic geometric forms such as Box, Wedge, Cylinder, Sphere, and Torus. Generate sketch-based or complex 3D shapes using Extrude, Revolve, Sweep, PolySolid, Push and Pull, and Loft.
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9 months ago
Create basic, aligned, offset, and partial or half-section views, including scope and advanced properties. Add several types of section views to a drawing. Define section view properties. Modify section views.
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1 year ago
Use bill of materials (BOM) tables to call out the components of an assembly. Bill of materials can be modified in many ways and new table templates can be generated to save customizations. Tabulated bill of materials can list information about multiple configurations within the same table. Create a bill of materials for an assembly. Modify a bill of materials table to add and reorder column. Save a bill of materials as a template. Create a tabulated bill of materials.
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1 year ago
Learn to create tube drawings with appropriate dimensioning, a bill of materials, and multiple orthographic views and projections. Create a tube drawing from an existing part. Add additional views and a bill of materials to the drawing. Create centerlines and driven dimensions on the additional views of the part.
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1 year ago
Create piping drawings with orthographic views, bills of materials, detailed views, and annotations by using the piping drawing and standard drawing tools. Add annotations and dimensions to drawings. Create piping drawings. Add bill of materials to drawing.
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1 year ago
Create and use hole tables and general tables to display different types of data, such as alternate part configurations, on a drawing. Create a hole table to display hole sizes and locations on a drawing. Use a general table to display any custom data. Resize and edit existing tables.
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1 year ago