Learn how to use an existing annotation in a real-world scenario.
- [Instructor] So we've created an annotation using General Notes. Next, we're going to save a note with a leader. So this is an existing note that I have in my drawing. And, I use this note to indicate where I want my parts marked with the part number and revision so that I can have decent inventory control in the back area. So, moving back over to SolidWorks I'm going to select that note in my drawing. And, I'm going back to my Design Library and selecting Awesome Annotations.
And, I'm going to add to the library. I'm going to call it, Part Mark. And again, I want to make sure I give it a name that makes it easy to identify because as I work, I'm going to be adding lots and lots of annotations that I can reuse. And I want to make sure that I'm using the Awesome Annotations folder, that I'm storing it in the correct folder before I press that green check. And there it is, you can see that it appeared almost immediately in the Design Library in the Awesome Annotations folder.
So, I'm going to switch over to my test drawing. And I'm going to see if I can get it to add. How hard is it going to be? I highlight it in my Design Library. Hold down my left mouse button. Drag and drop it over and place. And then press the red X. How easy is that? So, now you can take a short quiz and see how well you were paying attention. You can do that on your own. Just make sure you do a little review so that as you move forward you'll know that you understand the concepts.
- Adding a custom library to SOLIDWORKS
- Designing library folder locations
- Creating custom annotations for drawings
- Creating a grain direction annotation
- Modifying an existing forming tool
- Adding a forming tool to the Design Library
- Creating a hole pattern for a circuit board component
- Creating a feature to be reused
- Saving a feature to the Design Library
- Saving a block to the Design Library