Add General Annotations: How to Add Item Notes


show more Designs may have some information like processes, materials, packaging, and finishes that can't be relayed in the drawing. To show this information, you will have to use the note tool in SolidWorks. This training video will cover adding item notes on a drawing and how to save the notes on design library for future reference. show less
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Adding item notes

Almost all drawings have some sort of notes calling information that cannot be relayed in the standard views. Common information is material, finishes, extra processes, special features, and packaging. SolidWorks has a note tool that allow us to type out the notes, and even has some auto indenting and numbering functionality. Additionally, these notes can be saved to the design library for future use. To use the note tool, just go ahead, under Annotations and click on Note. You just click wherever you want the note to start. You can choose whatever font you want, whatever size you want, and just start typing.

If you click, you can see, I can zoom in. If I go back, and I can double-click on this. Notice I have a spelling mistake, make some changes. Items. You can come in here. You can highlight it, you can bulletize it, you can number it, you can name it. We can make a bunch of different modifications to that note, and then you can move it around anywhere you want on your drawing. Very easy to work with. Yo...

Adding item notes
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Designs may have some information like processes, materials, packaging, and finishes that can't be relayed in the drawing. To show this information, you will have to use the note tool in SolidWorks. This training video will cover adding item notes on a drawing and how to save the notes on design library for future reference.

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CAD
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SOLIDWORKS
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