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How do you model a rectangle in solidworks, i have spent weeks trying to work it out, any help would be appreciated, it is a piece of coursework which is due next week so I need a fast resolution. I have recently attended a solidworks basics course but I still cant work it out !!
follow the tutorials that are in the right corner of the screen which will be very useful in learning startup.
The solidworks comes with excellent step by step.
You can only make 2d sketch of rectangle from sketch tool because you cannot add 0 depth to it.
You can't model a rectangle, but you can make a 2D sketch of a rectangle :). If you're looking to model a prism, that can be done as well with a few extra steps. This will walk you through how to make the rectangle.
Answered with a tutorial: https://grabcad.com/tutorials/how-do-you-model-a-rectangle-in-solidworks