Profile with design table
This is a tutorial requested by Iliya Panayotov. The objective is to create a steel profile with a design table with all dimensions
Step 1: Creating base sketch
Create a sketch with all dimensions and sketch relations. It must be fully constrained.
It is a good practice to name dimensions with a known name or letter. These dimensions will be used in the design table.
Step 2: Create a design Table
Close the sketch and "Insert" , "table", "design table"
Select the option "autocreate", as the more simple method,although there are others ways . Solidworks open a excel file. This file can be saved externally or internally
Select all created dimensions.
Step 3: Complete Excel file
As you can see, a design table was created, with the selected dimensions. The you can complete withs the new values. it is important to respect the format of the table
Close the table and the different configurations will be created.
Step 4: Create the base extrusion
Create the base extrusion.
Step 5: Select configuration
Choose confifurations required and "show configuration"