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SOLIDWORKS® 2015

SOLIDWORKS Drawings - ANSI

Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corporation
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SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM. 6.219.NET.853. Premium.044.027. The information and the software discussed in this document are subject to change without notice and are not commitments by Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corporation (DS SolidWorks).754. 12. FloXpress. © 1992-2012 Oracle © 2011. 8. a Dassault Systèmes S. eDrawings.712. Patent 7. 6.477.902. patents pending.F. Portions of this software © 2001-2014 Luxology.S. 227.581. 7. Professional. consistent with the policies set forth in 48 C. All rights reserved.027.055.815. in the U. Mass. Patents 5. 6.844. Copyright Notices for eDrawings Products Portions of this software © 2000-2014 Tech Soft 3D.F. the Adobe logo. CircuitWorks. SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation. Copyright 1984-2010 Adobe Systems Inc.212 (SEPT 1995) and is provided to the U. All Rights Reserved.571. 6. All Rights Reserved. for any purpose without the express written permission of DS SolidWorks.S. Siemens Industry Software Limited. 6.688. SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM. company. 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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 ii . . . . . . . 42 Dimension Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Alternate Dimensioning Styles . . . 48 Exercise 8: Views and Hidden Edges . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Exercise 1: Creating Views. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Model Edges in the View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Detail Views . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Model View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Add Center Marks. . . . . . . 44 Exercise 6: Views and Driving Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Driven Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Centerlines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Align Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Exercise 4: Creating Broken-out Section Views . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Insert Model Items . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Exercise 2: Creating Auxiliary Views . . . . 18 Section View. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Projected View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Exercise 9: Views. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . and Configurations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dimensions. . . . . 30 Lesson 2: Dimensions Dimensions . . . . . 24 Show Hidden Edges . . . . . . . 16 Flyout FeatureManager. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Centermarks and Centerlines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Exercise 7: Views and Dimensions . 32 Insert Model Items . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Exercise 3: Creating Cropped Views . 43 PropertyManager Options. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Making a Drawing View Active. . . . . 22 Center Marks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Types of Dimensions . . . . . . . . . 29 Exercise 5: Creating Broken Views . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Contents SOLIDWORKS 2015 Sketching in Drawing Views . . . . . . . . . . 43 Changing Dimensions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Rapid Dimension . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 View Settings . . . . . . . 32 References. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 View Display Modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 View Display Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Manipulating Dimensions.

. . . 92 Lesson Topics . . . . 94 Inserting Custom Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Blocks . 82 Exploded Views . . . . . . 83 Display States . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Drawing Templates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 Broken-out Section View . 78 Configurations . . . 61 Creating a Block . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 What Makes them Special?. . . . . . . . . 69 Exercise 13: Views and Driven Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Make Block. . . . 85 Exercise 15: Assembly and Part Views . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Properties in the Template . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Annotation Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 SOLIDWORKS Special Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Saving a Block . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Adding Datum Feature Symbols. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84 Exercise 14: Assembly Views . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 Saving View States in Drawings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Exercise 11: Using a Block. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 Lesson 5: Sheet Formats and Templates Sheet Formats and Templates . 71 Lesson 4: Assembly Drawing Views Assembly Drawing Views . . . . . . . 81 Alternate Position Views . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Common Characteristics of Annotations . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Exercise 10: Annotations . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Drawing Templates and Sheet Formats . . 78 Automatic Hiding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Adding a Geometric Tolerance Symbol . . . . . . . .SOLIDWORKS 2015 Contents Lesson 3: Annotations Adding Annotations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 iii . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Insert Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Exercise 12: Dimensions and Annotations . . . . . . 54 Adding Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80 Hiding Components and Bodies . . . . . . . . . . . 94 User Defined Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Creating Views of Assemblies . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Levels of Customizing .

. . . . . . . . 143 Exercise 21: Modified BOM Table . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 Adding Relations to the Format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 Exercise 19: Customizing a BOM . . 130 Creating BOM Templates. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 Zero Quantity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134 BOM Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Contents SOLIDWORKS 2015 Customizing a Sheet Format. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129 Splitting a BOM . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 BOM Anchor Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 Exercise 18: Document Properties in a Sheet Format . . 95 Populating Predefined Views . . . . . . . . . . . 107 Choosing What to Edit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136 Design Tables in the Drawing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129 Table Format. 144 iv . . . . . . 108 Updating Sheet Formats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 Inserting OLE Objects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134 Sort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 Isometric Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 Exercise 20: Hole Tables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 Saving a Drawing Template . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 DraftSight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 Shift Column. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117 Exercise 17: Adding Properties and Predefined Views . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 The Bill of Materials. . . . . . 128 Add Column . . 112 Exercise 16: Adding Properties to a Sheet Format . . . . . . . 108 Filling in the Title Block. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 Tabulated Bill of Materials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Adding a BOM . . . . . . . . . 99 Drawing Template Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135 Balloons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123 Lesson 6: Bill of Materials and Tables Creating and Managing a Bill of Materials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Modifying the BOM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Insert Bill of Materials . . . . . . . . . 95 Saving a Sheet Format . . 131 Adding Items. . . . . 104 Using a Drawing Template . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 Importing Legacy Templates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 Templates with Predefined Views . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 Define Title Block. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155 Interference Detection. . . . . . . . . . 150 Advantages of Detached Drawings. . . . . . . 167 Using DrawCompare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOLIDWORKS 2015 Contents Lesson 7: Performance and Display Issues Performance and Display Issues . . 148 Large Assembly Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Display Quality Settings . . . . . 151 Forced Regeneration . . . . . . . . . . 153 Display Issues in Drawing Views . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151 Performance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 Lightweight Drawings . . . . . . . . . 161 Lesson 8: Drawing References and Comparison Reusing a Drawing File . . . . . . 152 Convert to Detached . . . . . . . . 176 Appendix A: Preparations for Detailing Preparations for Detailing . . . 169 SOLIDWORKS Design Checker . . . . . . . . . . 174 Exercise 25: Using Build Check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 Dynamic Highlight Disabled . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151 File Size . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158 Exercise 22: Detached Drawings – 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178 v . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152 Making Changes to the Referenced Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170 Check Active Document . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170 Build Checks. 151 Making a Backup Copy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150 Detached Drawings. . . . . . 149 Toggle Large Assembly Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 Loading the Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151 Conversion . . . . . . . . . . . 159 Exercise 23: Detached Drawings – 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164 Changing Drawing References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 172 Exercise 24: Changing a Drawing Reference . . . . . .