In the PropertyManager, under Advanced Mates, click Profile Center . For Entities to Mate, select the edges or faces that you want to center-align. In the PropertyManager, you can optionally: Change the mate alignment by clicking Aligned or Anti-aligned .
How do I center an origin in Solidworks?
Click Tools > Sketch Tools > Align > Align Grid/Origin.
How do you center a rectangle in Solidworks?
To sketch center rectangles:
- Click Center Rectangle .
- In the graphics area: Click to define the center. Drag to sketch the rectangle with centerlines. Release to set the four edges.
- Click . Video: Sketching Center Rectangles.
How do I change the origin coordinate system in Solidworks?
Define the coordinate system at a location on the part or assembly that provides the entities you need to control the angle and direction of each axis. Click in Origin, then select the point or vertex to which you want to translate the origin. Click . The origin moves to the location that you selected.
How do I align two parts in Solidworks?
Align Components PropertyManager
- Add the component by dragging it in the graphics area.
- Right-click the component and click Align Components.
How many methods are there to create a rectangle in Solidworks?
There are 4 Types of Rectangle sketching methods. They are Corner rectangle, Center Rectangle, 3 Point Corner Rectangle and 3 Point Center Rectangle. Each one of the methods is explained in step by step with images.
How do you add a center point in Solidworks?
Creating a Centerpoint Straight Slot
- In a sketch, click Centerpoint Straight Slot (Sketch toolbar) or Tools > Sketch Entities > Centerpoint Straight Slot .
- Click to specify the center point for the slot.
- Move the pointer and then click to specify the length of the slot.
How do I use the new coordinate system in Solidworks?
Click Coordinate System (Reference Geometry toolbar) or Insert > Reference Geometry > Coordinate System . Use the Coordinate System PropertyManager to create the coordinate system. You can amend your selections: To change your selections, right-click in the graphics area and select Clear Selections.