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1 1 Kern County SolidWorks User Group Meeting #1, Sep. 10, 2013 Basic SolidWorks Tips by Mathew Stevenson, CSWP

2 2 Sketching Tips 1.Sketch Line to Tangent Arc 2.Select “A” key to switch between sketch profiles 3.Tangent Base Line Sketch 4.Split Entities 5.Reversing Power Trim 6.Hold “Ctrl” to avoid Auto Relations 7.Hold “Shift” to Dimensions to Tangent Edge of Circle or Arc

3 3 Sketching Tips 1.Sketch Line to Tangent Arc 2.Select “A” key to switch between sketch profiles 3.Tangent Base Line Sketch 4.Split Entities 5.Reversing Power Trim 6.Hold “Ctrl” to avoid Auto Relations 7.Hold “Shift” to Dimensions to Tangent Edge of Circle or Arc

4 4 Sketching Tips 1.Sketch Line to Tangent Arc 2.Select “A” key to switch between sketch profiles 3.Tangent Base Line Sketch 4.Split Entities 5.Reversing Power Trim 6.Hold “Ctrl” to avoid Auto Relations 7.Hold “Shift” to Dimensions to Tangent Edge of Circle or Arc

5 5 Sketching Tips 1.Sketch Line to Tangent Arc 2.Select “A” key to switch between sketch profiles 3.Tangent Base Line Sketch 4.Split Entities 5.Reversing Power Trim 6.Hold “Ctrl” to avoid Auto Relations 7.Hold “Shift” to Dimensions to Tangent Edge of Circle or Arc

6 6 Sketching Tips 1.Sketch Line to Tangent Arc 2.Select “A” key to switch between sketch profiles 3.Tangent Base Line Sketch 4.Split Entities 5.Reversing Power Trim 6.Hold “Ctrl” to avoid Auto Relations 7.Hold “Shift” to Dimensions to Tangent Edge of Circle or Arc

7 7 Sketching Tips 1.Sketch Line to Tangent Arc 2.Select “A” key to switch between sketch profiles 3.Tangent Base Line Sketch 4.Split Entities 5.Reversing Power Trim 6.Hold “Ctrl” to avoid Auto Relations 7.Hold “Shift” to Dimensions to Tangent Edge of Circle or Arc

8 8 Sketching Tips 1.Sketch Line to Tangent Arc 2.Select “A” key to switch between sketch profiles 3.Tangent Base Line Sketch 4.Split Entities 5.Reversing Power Trim 6.Hold “Ctrl” to avoid Auto Relations 7.Hold “Shift” to Dimensions to Tangent Edge of Circle or Arc

9 9 Shortcut Bars Don’t forget the “S” Shortcut Bars (fully Customizable) Part Shortcut Bar Sketch Shortcut Bar Drawing Shortcut Bar Assembly Shortcut Bar

10 10 Drawing Tips  Relative to Model  Insert / Drawing View / Relative to Model  Will need to know how to use for CSWP-Drawing Tools test  Useful when Making Weldment Part Drawing Details

11 11 Weldment Tips Add SolidWorks Provided Profiles to SolidWorks  Hold “Ctrl” button  Select Files from SolidWorks Content  From Design Library  Copy to known File location  Unzip using Windows right click “Extract All..” or WinZip  Copy files to \\SolidWorks\lang\engilsh\weldmnet profiles  Or new folder location o System Options – File Locations – Weldment Profiles

12 12 SolidWorks Bounding Box for SolidWorks 2013  Bounding Box Weldment Feature  Not just for Weldment  Feature tree will remain the same  3D Type Sketch  Align to part  Just a couple of steps

13 13 Modeling Tip Delete Feature and Sketch at the Same time 1.Right-Mouse-Click the feature in the Feature Tree 2.Select “ X Delete…” 3.Check to box for: Also delete absorbed feature Restoring the “Confirm Delete” Dialog Box  System Options  Messages/Errors/Warnings  “Do you really want to delete the following items(s)”

14 14 Information Zone kcswug https://www.facebook.com/ KernCountySolidWorksUserGroup Kern County SolidWorks User Group

15 15 Information Zone 518 https://forum.solidworks.com/groups/ kern-county-solidworks-user-group SolidWorks User Group Network (SWUGN) SolidWorks User Forums For information, Find us on the… https://forum.solidworks.com/groups/ kern-county-solidworks-user-group SolidWorks User Forums https://sites.google.com/site/ kcswug Kern County SolidWorks User Group Calendar & Information

16 16 Next Meeting: December 10, 2013 Bakersfield College, Building MS  Location: Bakersfield College, Building MS Tuesday, December 10, 2013  Proposed: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 – 5:30pm to 9:00pm NextEngine  Demo & Presentation, NextEngine 3D Scanner Hawk Ridge Systems  SW Premium Simulation Presentation, Hawk Ridge Systems Future Meeting Schedule Second Tuesday of the Month, Four (4) Times a year

17 17 Kern County SolidWorks User Group Thank You


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