Speed up Your SolidWorks Modeling Process with Contour Selection

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Reusing sketch geometry can save you quite a bit of time in SolidWorks. Rather than creating multiple parallel sketches to produce different features, you can create a single sketch which can then be used for multiple features. This can be achieved using the contour select tool or the select contour box, in the property manager, for several features.… Read more...

Combining Parts in SolidWorks

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Combining parts within SolidWorks is a fairly simple process. Two methods are to save your assembly as a part file or to use the insert part command to combine parts into one file. The first, saving an assembly as a part, replaces the parts with surfaces that represent the bodies within an assembly, eliminating any feature history.… Read more...