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Quick Hide & Show of Parts in an Assembly

Written by: Joseph Richter, Application Engineer While editing an assembly, if you need to quickly hide parts that are ‘in the way’, simply press the Tab button. The top component directly below your cursor will be hidden, if you click … Continue reading

Smart Drawing View Location Labels

Written by: Gordon Pursel, Application Engineer A great way to cross reference the sheet and zone location to and from the parent and child views is using Location Labels. This can especially helpful on multi-sheet drawing packages where Auxiliary, Detail, … Continue reading

Turn Off That Pesky Filter Icon!

Written by: Maurice Cherian, Application Engineer How do you turn off the filter icon next to your mouse cursor? That funnel looking icon is a selection filter which can be helpful in selecting specific items. Usually, most SOLIDWORKS users just … Continue reading

How to Update Your SOLIDWORKS Templates

Written by: Michael Nolte, Application Engineer Every few releases it’s always a good idea to update your SOLIDWORKS templates to the latest version you and your company are currently using. Being one of the techs on the DASI HelpDesk team, … Continue reading

Customizing SOLIDWORKS Inspection Reports – Part 3

Limiting the Number of Rows Per Sheet and Grouping Dimensional Characteristics Written by: Gordon Pursel, Application Engineer Missed Part 1 & 2? Check out Part 1 introducing the Inspection Report Editor here or Part 2 on how to add a Report Footer … Continue reading