Tips and Tricks

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SolidWorks Unit System Quick Change

by David Melvin, PE, TEDCF Publishing

If you frequently need to change units on your models you need to know about the Unit System button on the bottom right of the status bar.

Unit System Quick Change

This model uses millimeters.  To change it to inches click the Unit System button.

Unit System Quick Change

Select IPS.

Unit System Quick Change

This sets the units to inches, but the precision of the units will match the unit precision in the Document Properties.  To fix this…

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