Chapter 15. Creating Your Own Templates: Part 1

  • Create Part and Assembly Templates

  • Create a Title Block for Parts and Assemblies

  • Create a Custom Property Tab

SolidWorks comes preinstalled with templates for drawings, parts, and assemblies as well as sheet formats for the most common drawing sheet sizes. These templates are enough to get you started when using SolidWorks, but as you become more familiar with the software, you may find yourself making changes to these templates every time you create a new document. Many companies use these templates as the starting point when creating their own standard templates, and that is exactly what you will be doing in this chapter and the next one.

Starting with the out-of-box templates that ship with SolidWorks, ...

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