How to Use Appearances in SolidWorks
When it comes to 3D modeling software, SOLIDWORKS is king. The innovative, integrated software solution offers various robust features to accommodate even the most intricate models.
SOLIDWORKS can be used to make anything. If you can think it, you can model it. In fact, it doesn’t even have to be manufacturable.
Want to apply colors, textures and decals onto your models? After watching this Video Tech Tip, you will know the ins and outs of applying appearances in SOLIDWORKS.
An appearance defines the visual properties of a model, including color and texture. Appearances do not affect physical properties, which are defined by materials.
Appearances takes your model or part one step closer to looking more realistic and lively.
In a part, you can add appearances to faces, features, bodies, and the part itself.
Step 1: Using Appearances