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My dimensions are missing

Question by engineering_expert

Hello everyone,

i have a major problem. When i start a new sketch and i start a add some dimensions, the first dimension i add isnt appear and i cant add another dimension. wherever i click in the drawing it appears the box of the first dimension i added. Look at the picture i added!

plz help!

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FredSWUG
Answered on 22 Jun, 2017 11:20 AM

Close Solidworks.
Re-open SolidWorks
Go to Tools - Options - System Options - Performance
Turn on the option for Use software OpenGL

Let us know if that makes a difference. If not, then you can take the check mark away.

 
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Jack Knapp
Answered on 23 Jun, 2017 12:14 AM

I've seen similar problems when the units are not what you think they are. (you think you're working in mm, but SW is set for M, resulting in the part being so big that you can't see the tiny font of the dimension value)

A quick little test: measure the distance between the two points to verify you're at least in the ballpark.

 
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