How do you add CL in Solidworks?

How do you insert a CL symbol in solidworks?

Adding Symbols to Dimension Text

  1. Click in a drawing dimension to open the Dimension PropertyManager.
  2. On the Value tab, at the bottom of the Dimension Text section, click More. …
  3. Click. …
  4. To add additional symbols to the Symbols display, click another category in the list. …
  5. Click a symbol to add to the drawing dimension.

How do you insert a special character in Solidworks?

Adding Symbols to Dimension Text

  1. Click Character Map.
  2. In the Character Map, click a symbol and click Select to add it to the Characters to copy field.
  3. When you have added the characters you want, click Copy.
  4. Close the Character Map.
  5. Paste the characters into the Symbols to insert field.

How do you add a center line in Solidworks?

To create a centerline:

  1. Click Centerline (Sketch toolbar) or click Tools > Sketch Entities > Centerline.
  2. Click to start the centerline.
  3. Drag, or move the pointer and click, to set the end of the centerline.

How do you add a symmetry symbol in solidworks?


  1. Click on a dimension.
  2. In the menu on the left, expand “Dimension Text”
  3. Position the cursor at the place you want your symbol, maybe before your dimension (<dim>)?
  4. Click the button at the bottom “More”
  5. Go to “Geometric tolerancing” in the list and click the center line symmetry symbol.
  6. Click ok.
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What is the centerline symbol?

Text Symbols and Special Characters Reference

Text symbols and Unicode strings
Name Unicode String
Centerline U+2104
Delta U+0394
Electrical phase U+0278

How can you add a symbol to dimensioning text?

Click in the position you want to insert the symbol or text. To insert a symbol: Click Power Dimensioning tab Insert panel Symbol drop-down. Click the symbol you want to insert.

Is there a shortcut for smart dimension in Solidworks?

Shift + click Snaps a dimension to the max or min location when dimensioning arcs and circles with the Smart Dimension tool.

How do you show measurements in Solidworks?

Go to Tools > Options and in the Document Properties tab, click Detailing. Select Dimensions marked for drawing under Auto insert on view creation.

How do I show dimensions in Solidworks assembly?

To re-display the dimensions, right-click the feature or one of its faces, and select Show All Dimensions. To show dimension names, click View > Hide/Show > Dimension Names or Hide/Show Items > View Dimension Names (Heads-up View toolbar).

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