Frequent question: What do you call the hierarchy window on the left of your screen in Solidworks?

What is the graphics window in Solidworks?

The graphics area displays and lets you manipulate parts, assemblies, and drawings. A triad appears in part and assembly documents to help orient you when viewing models. You can also use it to change the view orientation.

How do I turn off the ruler in Solidworks?

To turn the ruler display on or off, click View > User Interface > Rulers .

What are the major parts of a SOLIDWORKS window?

The main section of the window, where the model or drawing is displayed, is the graphics area. The left panel displays managers such as the FeatureManager design tree, the PropertyManager, and the ConfigurationManager. You can have multiple part, assembly, and drawing document windows open at the same time.

How do I make SOLIDWORKS full screen?

To access full screen view: Click Full Screen View (Standard toolbar) or View > Full Screen. To access menus when in full screen view, hover the pointer at the top of the screen.

How do you find the distance between two points in Solidworks?

To measure the distance between two points: Click Point-to-Point and select two points on the model. Callouts appear in the graphics area and new measurements appear in the Measure dialog box. Optionally, click Measurement History to view all measurements made during the current session of SOLIDWORKS.

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Can you run two instances of SOLIDWORKS?

RE: Multiple Instances of Solidworks

Just open the app across both screens. You should be able to set up your NVidia settings to allow SW to span both monitors but not allow child windows to span.

Can you have multiple parts Open in SOLIDWORKS?

You can insert several components at a time at the same location. You can insert multiple instances of the group of components without closing the PropertyManager.

How do I exit full screen in Solidworks?

To access menus when in full screen mode, hover the pointer at the top of the screen.

Full Screen Mode.

Option Description
F10 All toolbars
F11 Full screen mode
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