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How to measure the real lenght of a curve on solidworks?

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Thank You David Thomas! I thought it would be better to add a tutorial. And i can do it now. Thanks again!
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What would be the easiest way to model green leaves (see picture) in SolidWorks?

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This is the way that i would do;
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What would be the easiest way to model green leaves (see picture) in SolidWorks?

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An easy way is to start with a flat half-leaf without the stem and use the bend tool. Attached is a leaf modeled using this method, but using displacement mapping and stuff to get the texture, instead of just a decal. Think I left the stem out of this one because the plant I put it on had them already.
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How to how to use Depth of Field in SolidWorks PV360?

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Depth Of Field can be added in 2011 but it is under the camera properties not the render settings as it was in SW 2010
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SolidWorks crashes everytime I make a sphere and hit the "save" or "save as" button.

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Have you restarted your computer/Solidworks? that would be the first place to start. Then try the following
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How to mirror assemblies in SolidWorks?

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Sure.
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Why is thickness not updating in a Sheet Metal reducer part?

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I'm not sure if this is the "correct" answer, but I got it to work by adding Thickness@Sheet-Metal1 to the table and changing it along with PL Thick.@Lofted Bends1. See screen caps.
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How to loft the edge?

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Here you go ...
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How to loft the edge?

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There is no direct way to do it i see. Just redraw the shape of the top again and Loft the surfaces.
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How to produce animated avatar pics?

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You can do the same thing in 'Gimp', it's free and easy.
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How to add callouts/balloons to drawing in Alibre??

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Source: Alibre Design User Guide, page 440 https://www.alibre.com/assets/user-guide-12.pdf
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How to produce animated avatar pics?

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I used VirtualDub to produce my gif animation. There aren't as many setting to play around with but it gets the job done. http://www.virtualdub.org/index.html
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How to produce animated avatar pics?

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There's probably a way to export your short animation into animated gif. but if you have Adobe photoshop, you can try following steps:
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How to convert solidworks file into STEP or IGES file...??

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It is really simple Shridharan, see below.
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What is the best/fastest way to import the body files to Keyshot with being able to assign different materials/colors to several places of body?

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If you want to add different colors/materials to different faces on one single body then you have to differentiate the faces in SW before importing it to Keyshot. (Unfortunately Keyshot doesn't support "faces" like Photoview, so you have to assign different colors in SW first - then Keyshot recognizes them as different surfaces). Here is an example how to add different materials to a single body on part cube.
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Archimedes' screw unfold

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Inventor may be able to do it. You may try to adjust the inner and outer diameter of the guides you're using. Here's how you would do it in SolidWorks.
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How to add a taper/draft angle

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Here is the basic Step by Step tutorial for how to add a draft in SolidWorks
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Convert normal map to bump map?

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Based on Danny link (http://www.textureshock.com/tutorial2.htm), adding step by step tutorial: