There are many different ways to build a part document using SOLIDWORKS. Basic foundation of creating a good quality sketch for solid model is an essential feature to finish job in time and that is where Solidworks Authorized Training Centre Baroda (SATC Baroda) plays a unique part in focusing on time saving commands. SOLIDWORKS is a great place to pick up some useful techniques. A couple of SOLIDWORKS tools available that can be very helpful in creating a sketch and make solid instantly.

#1 : Auto Dim’s in Solidworks Sketch

  1. Click Fully Define Sketch (Dimensions/Relations toolbar) or Tools > Dimensions > Fully Define Sketch.
  2. Set the options for relations and dimensions in the Fully Define SketchProperty Manager


3. Click

#2 : Instant2D & Instant3D in Solidwork

1.Search by command “Instatant2D” or “Instant3D”:


2.Instant2D: by one click you can modify any sketch dims.

3.Instant3D: you can easily modify 3D fetures dims using the slider.

You can see that simple and known tricks for Dimensioning can be improved faster with this way. Especially with these described methods you can save a lot of time, lots of mouse clicks, and complete your model instantly.

Author : Akash Patel
Designation : Application Engineer