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Length: 2 days

Prerequisites: SOLIDWORKS Essentials

Description: This course teaches you how to make drawings of SOLIDWORKS parts and assemblies.

The topics covered in this course are:

  • Drawing Sheets and Views
  • Drawing Sheets and Views
  • Terminology
  • Drawing Views
  • Sketching in Drawing Views
  • View Settings
  • Centermarks and Centerlines
  • Model Edges in the View


  • Dimensions
  • Moving and Deleting Dimensions
  • Dimension Properties


  • Adding Annotations
  • Annotation Types
  • Blocks

Sheet Formats and Templates

  • Sheet Formats and Templates
  • Drawing Templates
  • Properties in the Template
  • User Defined Properties
  • Customizing a Sheet Format
  • Importing Legacy Data
  • Define Title Block
  • Updating Sheet Formats

Assembly Drawing Views

  • Assembly Drawing Views
  • Creating Views of Assemblies

Bill of Materials and Tables

  • Creating and Managing a Bill of Materials
  • The Bill of Materials
  • Adding a BOM
  • Modifying the BOM
  • Tabulated Bill of Materials
  • Design Tables in the Drawing

Performance and Display Issues

  • Performance and Display Issues
  • Large Assembly Mode
  • Lightweight Drawings
  • Detached Drawings
  • Display Issues in Drawing Views

Drawing References and Comparison

  • Reusing a Drawing File
  • Changing Drawing References
  • Using DrawCompare
  • SOLIDWORKS Design Checker

Using DimXpert and TolAnalyst

  • DimXpert
  • Tolerance Types and Features
  • DimXpert Selections
  • Settings for DimXpert
  • Auto Dimension Scheme
  • Turned Part
  • Using Plus and Minus
  • DimXpert Annotations and Drawings
  • Using DimXpert Manually

Preparations for Detailing

The SolidExperts
2005 W. Cypress Creek Road
Suite 105
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309