Making drawing revisions


show more The best way to revise a drawing in SolidWorks is to get to the specific part of the drawing, make some changes there, and link the revised part to the drawing. This video will touch on making drawing revisions and how to add a revision table to indicate what changed in the drawing and at what stage it has been modified. show less
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Making drawing revisions

Revisions are best handled at the part level, and we can link the drawing to that part revision. The custom properties of a part will generally have a revision property that can be filled out. From there, we need to make sure drawing template is linking to that property. Once we have the revision, we might also want to add a revision table to say what has changed and at what stage. In this case here, if I look at the bottom right hand corner of the drawing, I can see that I actually have a revision location. What I could do is come up here to Notes, I could type out a revision level and just drop it right there on the corner of my drawing.

Although, that would not be the best way to do so. So, go ahead and cancel that out. What we really want to do is go back to this part itself, and change the custom properties. So click on the part, click on Open Part. And I come up here to, File Properties, and come over here to Custom. So we're going to change a Custom Property. And notice over here on the Type a...

Making drawing revisions
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The best way to revise a drawing in SolidWorks is to get to the specific part of the drawing, make some changes there, and link the revised part to the drawing. This video will touch on making drawing revisions and how to add a revision table to indicate what changed in the drawing and at what stage it has been modified.

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