Join Gabriel Corbett for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with configurations, part of Learning eDrawings.
Configurations in SolidWorks allow the designer the ability to build a variety of…similar assemblies using the same part, as well as the ability to turn off the…various features or parts. Think of it like shopping for a car.…Even though you know what you want, there are still various trim options that are available.…For example, if you're looking for new Ford Mustang you can get the same car with…either 5.0 V8, a V6 or even a four-cylinder.…These are various configurations of the same car, just with different options.…The same holds true for SolidWorks. And using eDrawings, we can view the…available configurations of the assembly. Let's take a look.…
So, this is a configuration with all the hardware showing.…If you look down here at the bottom of the screen, you can also see there's another…configuration that says No Hardware. If I just click on that configuration, you…can see that all that hardware's now been turned off and I'm only seeing the basic parts.…I can switch between the two quite easily. Also over here on the left, if I expand…
- Opening and saving eDrawing files
- Working with AutoCAD, DWG, and DXF files
- Touring the interface
- Measuring a model
- Creating section views
- Looking at exploded views
- Adding measure annotation
- Drawing shapes
- Replying to comments
- Using the eDrawings app for iOS
- Sharing drawings on an iPad
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Design Review
3. Annotating Your Drawings
4. Collaborating with eDrawings
5. Using the Mobile Apps
Sharing drawings on an iPad2m 54s
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