Detailing in solidworks has always been easy, solidworks 2016 takes it to the next level.

Flag notes are a great way to document design into a bullet list.

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Balloons or numbers can be then referred to the model as shown.

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Previously, this was all manual but with solidworks 2016, you can organize and control them within a convenient flag note bank, you can assign a specific border to the flag note for example a triangle.

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Solidworks 2016 also brings some nice enhancements to stack balloons, you can either sort the balloons numerically or you can do it alphabetically.

Solidworks 2016, introduces a new faster way to change the sheet scale directly from the status bar.

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When creating dimensions from a point, either in sketch or in drawing, the first selection now remains valid, even if you accidentally click in a blank space.

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Creating and editing drawing border has always been manual but solidworks 2016, introduces automatic border tool to accelerate the process.

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After editing the sheet format, the title of the block can be hidden before we start to automatically define borders for the sheet.

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Zone size is easy to define, either a 50mm spacing or even spaced rows and columns.

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When zooming in you can see that the zone formatting is also very intuitive.

This new capability really takes the efforts out of creating borders for a drawing.

The new performance evaluation tool in solidworks 2016, checks for common issues that will affect the open and rebuild time, giving you valuable feedback on the elements of a complex drawing that would have otherwise slowed you down.

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These enhancements on drawing means less time spent in making 2d model reports and more time for actual modelling of the product.

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Contact us for more information and help on Drawings in SolidWorks at support@nccs.com.au or call 03 86770871