Creating A Customize Hole to Be Used In Your Solidworks Hole Wizard

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Creating A Customize Hole to Be Used In Your Solidworks Hole Wizard

by Erick

The beauty of libraries is that it can cut your design time drastically. Whether it be a part or a specific feature, it always pay dividend for you to take some time to customize your libraries to best speed up your designing process.

For today, I want to show how you can create customized holes to be used in your Holes Wizard. Hence I will be showing in a step-by-step process on how you can create it. So feel free to follow along!

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You’re going to start by opening Toolbox Settings by going either to Start, All Programs, SolidWorks <version>, SolidWorks Tools, Toolbox Settings or within SolidWorks under the Toolbox menu, selecting Configure Toolbox.

You will be opening this Toolbox dialogue box and then select Hole Wizard

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Search for the type of hole you want to customize
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Example is the Tapped hole being selected

A list of all the different sizes for this type is being shown on the right side

Select the add new size
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After Selecting the add new size, Key-in the values that you want to add. Then select ok.

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After adding, select thread data
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After selecting Thread Data, Select add new size

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Key-in the values that you want to insert on your new part, on the last portion, Series just click on the spacebar if no value to be inserted. Then click ok

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Once the new size is inserted, save the changes in your toolbox, then close it.
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Try again to use your hole wizard. The new size can now be used on your hole wizard feature.

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I hope this would help you achieve better efficiency in your design process!

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