Are you seeing empty views when opening a SOLIDWORKS Drawing? Where did the Views and Annotations go? In this tech tip I’ll describe the blank view problem and provide a solution. Why are my Drawing Views empty? If the urge... Continued
[A New Balloon Air Pump Design] Welcome! Here we are again! This is Part2 of Flexible component, for those who seeing this blog for the first time, you can go to the “Introduction of Flexible Component – Part1” for better understanding. To... Continued
From SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2020, we can export Visualize project to Extended Reality GLTF and GLB file formats. What are these formats and how can we make use of them? Graphics Language Transmission Format (GLTF), is a 3D file format using... Continued
One of the great things about live training is the interaction between members of the class. As students try things or think of how they might use SOLIDWORKS in their own work, questions come up that allow for learning beyond the book. During my last Advanced... Continued
Part 2 of the Candy Land Building Block Set Tutorial. In Part 2 you will learn how to create the rest of the block set with the use of 2D sketch and 3D tools. You will also be shown how to add decals to a model, and import a DXF file. You will need to watch Part 1 of the tutorial to complete the set. The decals and DXF files are available for download in the description.... Continued
SOLIDWORKS 2021 was released on Monday, October 5, 2020, and it had some terrific enhancements! One of my favorites is the addition of the COLOR PICKER tool. This tool allows users to easily match the color of their SOLIDWORKS model... Continued
Part 1 of the Candy Land Building Block Set Tutorial. In Part 1 you will learn how to create some basic block set parts with the use of 2D sketch and 3D tools. You will also be shown how to add decals to a model, and import a DXF file. You will need to watch Part 2 of the tutorial to complete the set. In Part 2 you will learn how to create the second half of the block set. The decals and DXF files are available for download in the description.... Continued
In SOLIDWORKS Visualize, background contains of two kind of background: 3D Environment and 2D Backplate. A list of 3D Environment is stored in the default SOLIDWORKS Visualize library. We can choose a suitable environment directly from the library. An... Continued
Rocking Horse: A toy Rocking Horse that can be scaled up or down to be used in renderings or as a 3D printed figurine, an ornament, etc. You can download the part here. Complexity: Moderate Features: Layout Sketch, Offset Surface, Delete/Keep... Continued
Continue to create a Wooden Toy Diner Kitchen in part 2 of this SOLIDWORKS Tutorial. In part 1 we created the main kitchen structure. In part 2 we are finishing the model, and applying appearances and decals.
The Part, Decal and DXF files needed for this tutorial are available in the blog below.