How do you insert a sketch in Solidworks?

How do you insert a sketch image in Solidworks 2020?

To insert a picture into a drawing:

  1. Click Sketch Picture (Sketch toolbar) or Insert > Picture.
  2. In the dialog box, browse to an image file, then click Open.
  3. Select options in the Sketch Picture PropertyManager, then click .

How do I insert an image into a Solidworks assembly?

Navigate to and click on the JPG picture that you want to insert. Click the “Open” button. The JPG image is inserted at the specified location in the SolidWorks document. The Sketch Picture window opens in the Sketch toolbar when the JPG picture is inserted.

How do I convert an image to a sketch in Solidworks?

Method #1: Trace your bitmap in SOLIDWORKS

  1. Start a new part.
  2. Insert a new sketch on a plane i.e. front plane.
  3. Insert a new sketch picture from Tools > Sketch Tools > Sketch Picture.
  4. Select your bitmap file, in this case I’ll select the Javelin logo PNG file.

How do I add a part in Solidworks?

To insert a part:

  1. With a part document open, click Insert Part (Features toolbar) or Insert > Part.
  2. Browse to a part document and click Open. …
  3. Under Transfer, select any combination of items from the inserted part to be included in the derived part.
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How do you scale a sketch in Solidworks?

To scale a sketch:

  1. In an active sketch, click Modify Sketch. (Sketch toolbar) or Tools > Sketch Tools > Modify.
  2. In the dialog box, under Scale About, select one of the following: Option. Description. Sketch origin. …
  3. Type a value for Factor, and press Enter. You cannot scale a sketch that has external references.
  4. Click Close.

How do I trace an image in Solidworks?

(Sketch toolbar) or click Tools > Sketch Tools > Sketch Picture. In the dialog box, browse to the picture file and click Open.

Under Trace Settings:

  1. Select a tool for Image Type.
  2. Select a tool for Selection tools, and create a border around the image you want to trace.
  3. Click Begin trace.

How do you autotrace a sketch picture in Solidworks?

Click Tools > Add-Ins and select Autotrace in the dialog box.

Recommendations for Autotrace

  1. Source image should be hi-resolution, with a minimum of 300dpi.
  2. Line art should be pen on paper, with precise contours and high contrast.
  3. Colors should be as uniform as possible within the area you select.