Type or modify text, and click Add Symbol. You may have noticed MOD-DIAM appearing on your SOLIDWORKS drawings and models instead of the Diameter symbol you wanted to show. Or if you have more tips about using the “ALT” key in SOLIDWORKS, please add those as well. https://www.mikesinventions.etsy.com/This video shows you how to fix the MOD-DIAM dimension glitch in SolidWorks. This is because the style is set in Document Properties. The desired symbol should then appear at your cursor location. At this point we can see that SolidWorks has already begun to take advantage of the symbols that we have at our disposal. If you have any questions, please reach out to us at Computer Aided Technology. Only one style may be used on any particular drawing. Maybe it is just a matter of the selections used. Once you create the revolve feature from this sketch, the system will automatically add the diameter symbol. The good news is it’s very easy to fix, so let’s get started… Lastly, if you created the dimensions this way, and created a radius dimension instead of a diameter, or vice versa, you can change how it is displayed. So a restart or replacing this files fix the issues too. Step 2: To … Continue reading "Radius and Diameter Dimensions (switching these in SW … Please feel free to add your comments to this blog. See image. Here, you will notice that there is not a diameter symbol. R5.0 Once you've changed file locations, your dimension symbol should appear correctly. Group © 2014 Dassault Systemes Solidworks Corp. Jive Software Version: 2018.25.0.0_jx, revision: 20200515130928.787d0e3.release_2018.25.0-jx, Flex feature changes cross section dimensions. Article by Saeed Mojarad (CSWE) updated June 4, 2015. I used Autocad ~1992-97 and Solidworks from ~1997-2015 and then moved to Inventor, after some considerable initial pain I am now comfortable using Inventor and quite like it. But here's a few: +/- diameter c'bore . Where is my diameter symbol? To add a symbol to dimension text: Insert or select a dimension. The symbol can be applied to a feature surface, a leader line, a dimension witness line or a geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) feature control frame. Here, you will notice that there is not a diameter symbol. ?!? The default style is the traditional zigzagged dimension line on the foreshortened leg. Simply click on the dimension, choose the ‘Leaders’ tab in the PropertyManager for the dimension and choose the diameter or radius button. What is this? 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