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Setting Root Marks in SolidWorks Electrical

Whenever you place a symbol in SolidWorks Electrical, it will automatically assign it a component designator. The designator by default is made up of a root mark, followed by an order number. The default root marks are determined by the class of the symbol. For example, motor symbols are in the motors class, which has […]

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Revision Management in SOLIDWORKS Electrical

A lot of people want to know-how SOLIDWORKS Electrical revisioning works with PDM. However, SOLIDWORKS Electrical has a revision control built-in. You’re going to want the revision notes to be a part of the title block on the cover page and individual drawings, so it has the capability to annotate who drew, approved, and validated […]

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SOLIDWORKS Electrical Virtual Circuits

SOLIDWORKS Electrical tends to take the Electrical concept of a circuit and apply it to the back end of how this application works. Every connection point of a component is part of a circuit. Keeping that in mind there are few circuits available that can be used while creating the symbol connection points and setting […]

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Importing Components from BOM in SOLIDWORKS Electrical

The import wizard in SOLIDWORKS Electrical allows for bulk loading components with ease. Under Manufacturer parts manager select Import Then select the data source from either an Excel file or a text file. Since excel is a common format for most of the Bill of Material, an excel file is selected in this case. Once […]

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SOLIDWORKS PCB Design and Beyond Industry 4.0

If you have used SOLIDWORKS PCB, you already know of the vast array of mechanical design tools and collaboration available from SOLIDWORKS 3D, but where do we go from there? We have ensured form, fit and function of our board to its mechanical enclosure, but what’s next? The answer is simple, anything we want! With […]

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