Work with Drawing Templates in SOLIDWORKS 2014


show more Using drawing templates in SOLIDWORKS is important in order to relay the correct information about your part. Drawing templates in SOLIDWORKS contain both a sheet format and the borders inside of a drawing, and you can either choose a pre-existing template or create your own. Learn more about the basics of working with drawing templates in this online video. show less
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Working with drawing templates

A drawing tablet contains a sheet format as well as these borders inside of a drawing. Making or choosing a template is an important in relaying the correct information about your part. A sheet template will have a block projection type and the units in scale. To get started, lets go ahead and open up 17.1-1 and we are going to make a drawing of this part here. So there is 2 ways to do that. Number 1 would be go up click on New, come down here to drawing and click on OK. Or if you cancel that out, I can go up to File, Make Drawing From Part, click on that.

Here's the default template. And go ahead and click on OK. Now, I'm going to choose this ANCC Drawing Format. And notice it just prepopulates it with a standard Sheet format which is called landscape C, which is right there. And we're going to go ahead and click on OK. And we can then drag in one of the views of our model, maybe a projection view. When we're done with that click on Escape and you can see at the bottom here I have a few ...

Working with drawing templates
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Using drawing templates in SOLIDWORKS is important in order to relay the correct information about your part. Drawing templates in SOLIDWORKS contain both a sheet format and the borders inside of a drawing, and you can either choose a pre-existing template or create your own. Learn more about the basics of working with drawing templates in this online video.

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