How do I make planes visible in Solidworks assembly?

You can turn the display of planes on or off. To toggle the display of planes: Click View > Hide/Show > Planes.

How do you hide all planes in Solidworks assembly?

To hide all types in the current document: Click View > Hide/Show > Hide All Types.

How do I change the orientation of a sketch in Solidworks?

It’s located at Tools » Sketch Tools » Modify. As you can see this command is somewhat buried so if you don’t remember where it is, just use Command Search. When you look at the Modify Sketch window, you’ll see options to Translate, Rotate and Scale your sketch.

How do I hide axis in Solidworks drawing?

Hiding or Showing an Individual Axis

  1. Right-click the axis in the graphics area or in the FeatureManager design tree.
  2. Select Hide or Show.

How do you move the top plane in Solidworks?

Using the plane’s handles and edges, you can do the following:

  1. Resize the plane by dragging a corner or edge handle.
  2. Move the plane by dragging the edge of the plane.
  3. Copy the plane by selecting a plane in the graphics area. Then hold down the Ctrl key and, using the edge, drag to a new location.

How do I move origin in Solidworks assembly?

Click in Origin, then select the point or vertex to which you want to translate the origin. Click . The origin moves to the location that you selected.

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How do you add more planes in SOLIDWORKS?

Adding planes to SOLIDWORKS is achieved using the Plane Wizard. The Plane Wizard can be accessed via Features > Reference Geometry > Plane on the command manager, or via Insert > Reference Geometry > Plane from the drop down menu. Up to three references can be selected in order to define a new plane.

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