solidworks >> Decimal places

by Martin » Sat, 05 Mar 2005 06:20:45 GMT

Is there a trick to seeing more decimal places with the Measure tool while
not affecting the decimal places in the rest of the design?

Also, how do you measure from a random point (not a vertex) on an edge,
surface or simply free space to another?

Thanks

-Martin



solidworks >> Decimal places

by Wayne Tiffany » Sat, 05 Mar 2005 06:26:54 GMT


You can change the displayed precision in the measure box. Random point, I
don't know - sorry. My best suggestion would be to put a sketch point there
and measure to that.

WT

solidworks >> Decimal places

by Martin » Sun, 06 Mar 2005 05:39:13 GMT

It had to be that simple...

Thanks,

-Martin

solidworks >> Decimal places

by John H » Fri, 07 Apr 2006 17:47:30 GMT

Is it possible in SWX2004 (or 05/06) to specify the number of decimal places
or significant figures that a property is displayed to?
e.g. my part's mass (displayed on a drawing by linking the property) is
being displayed as 1801.15g ......just a tad too accurate for me.

I suppose this question applies to any numerical property value you wish to
display on a drawing. Is there a way to perform mathematical operations
(e.g. INT, ROUND etc) on a property?
I've tried adding "/1000" at the end of the expression to change it to kg,
but it just treats it as a string.

TIA
John Harland

solidworks >> Decimal places

by TOP » Sat, 08 Apr 2006 12:01:11 GMT

2004 Go into the part, bring up the mass property tool, go to options,
reduce the significant digits, save the part or assembly and go back to
the drawing. Should be fixed. This is pretty lame and I think it is
fixed but don't quote me on that.

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