UK - 01926 333777
ROI - 01 297 4440
Search
01926 333777
SOLIDWORKS Elite Specialists

Favourite Materials

Wednesday March 18, 2015 at 2:16pm
If applying a range of specific materials to your models is something you have to do regularly then the materials favourites bar is something you need to be using. 

If applying a range of specific materials to your models is something you have to do regularly then the materials favourites bar is something you need to be using. Whether you use a library of customized materials or just one standard SOLIDWORKS material, making use of the favourites bar can save you a huge amount of time searching for and applying your materials.

To save a custom or standard material as a favourite;

  1. Go to your Feature Manager Design Tree and right click "Material <not specified>"
  2. Click "Edit Material"
  3. Find and right click on your desired material
  4. Click "Add to Favourites"

 

By Jon Weston-Stanley

View the Video here

Related Blog Posts

Designing the Scorpion - Game of Thrones
As huge fans of the show we have been wanting to model something from it ever since the last episode aired. Check out this video to see how SOLIDWORKS could have been used to help design arguably the most impressive piece of engineering in Westeros -...
3D Experience - 3DDrive
3DDrive is the storage application that sits on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. As a basic comparison it is similar to Dropbox, OneDrive and Google Drive, and in fact these three programs can also be intergrated into 3DEXPERIENCE. Each user you invite to ...
PDM Video Guides
If you're looking to learn how to use PDM more efficiently then check out this series of short guide videos. A range of useful topics are covered including creating backups, configuring user permissions and exporting to XML.
Top