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Getting Started

Chapter Description

In this sample chapter from Engineering Design and Graphics with SolidWorks 2019, author James Bethune gets you started on SolidWorks. This chapter will show you how to start a New drawing and introduce the Line, Circle, and Edit tools. The Smart Dimension tool will be used to define and edit lines and circles. Line colors and relationships will also be introduced.

1-11 Saving a Document

See Figure 1-31.

To Save a Document

  1. 1.jpg Click the File tab at the top of the drawing screen.

A drop-down menu will appear.

  1. 2.jpg Click the Save As tool.

The Save As dialog box will appear. See Figure 1-32.

  1. 3.jpg Enter the File name.

In this example the name BLOCK was used.

  1. 4.jpg Click the Save box.

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