Building General Notes from the Bottom up

Building General Notes from the Bottom up

There’s many old rules in Drafting. Some rules have obsolesced since the popularization of CAD. Other rules are now less common, but still have value for those who employ them. One such rule states that notes and tables may be

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Improving the SOLIDWORKS Help File

Improving the SOLIDWORKS Help File

With all the enhancements in SOLIDWORKS each year, there comes a time when the Help file might lag behind new functionality.  The SOLIDWORKS team does its best to keep the Help file updated.  However, sometimes there is a need for further

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What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2014: Ballooning

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2014: Ballooning

Balloon annotations have been improved in SOLIDWORKS 2014, with several formatting and behavioral enhancements. Moving the arrow instead of the drawing view Selection of the geometry within a drawing view tells SOLIDWORKS you want to move the entire drawing view.  Normally, this is

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Stick Font (What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2014)

Stick Font (What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2014)

SOLIDWORKS 2014 includes a new font called stick font or single line font.  Stick fonts are different from traditional fonts on your PC because they contain characters created from strokes made from single lines that terminate at the end of each stroke. Traditional fonts

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