This video highlights the most impactful SOLIDWORKS 2024 changes to how features and parts function in the newest release!
Articles By: Travis Jones
Access platform management to review your users and assets to organize your company. Multiple apps can be included as needed.
Modify sketch is a powerful tool that can manipulate the sketch location and orientation at a global level, meaning it can be adjusted without rebuilding the sketch relations. Mirror, rotate, translate or scale the sketch from a single dialog to make adjustments quickly. Keep an eye on the origin icon, as it contains multiple additional commands to manipulate the sketch orientation beyond what the dialog shows. Keep in mind that the rotation is global, meaning the definition of “vertical,” and “horizontal” is also adjusted, so it can sometimes be confusing to work in after rotation.
Complex curves, including curves created from multiple independent features, can be combined using Composite Curve.
Annotation Styles capture any customizations applied to a note, dimension, or other drawing symbol to make re-using edits quick and easy.
The Fit Spline command can create a best-fit spline that follows standard geometry & gives you a continuous curve for building part geometry.
In this video, one of our application experts at MLC CAD Systems provides a “how to” Import and Trace a Picture in a SOLIDWORKS Sketch.