New Drawings capabilities in SOLIDWORKS 2016 [Videos] Part 1

Automatic Drawing Border

Center mark scaling

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As a drafter, mechanical designer and CAD engineer, I've been in the mechanical design field since 1991. For the first 8 years of my career, I was an AutoCAD professional. I utilized AutoLISP and many other AutoCAD customization features to streamline drafting activities for 6+ drafters and designers. I authored several custom functions, one of which was published in the March 1997 issue of Cadalyst Magazine. Since 1998, I've been used SolidWorks non-stop. I've worked to utilize the SolidWorks' user environment to simplify drafting and design activities for 20+ engineers. I've created this website to provide current information about SolidWorks from a variety of contributors. More recently, I am now employed by Dassault Systemes as SOLIDWORKS Sr. Product Definition Manager to improve drawing, annotation and MBD related areas.

One thought on “New Drawings capabilities in SOLIDWORKS 2016 [Videos] Part 1”

  1. Well, Tim Roberts actually got the new centermark scaling functionality backwards. SolidWorks has always scaled centermarks with the drawing views, but now in 2016, an option can be turned on to prevent scaling of centermarks with the views. It still doesn’t prevent the extension lines from scaling past the circular feature though.

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