Adding a dimension sensor in SolidWorks

09 Apr

SolidWorks provides “sensors” to allow uses to keep an eye on specific quantities of interest. Theses include:

  • Simulation Data
  • Mass Properties
  • Dimension
  • Interference Detection
  • Proximity

In the help file, I failed to find how to attach a dimension to a sensor, and here is the trick:

1. Right click on “Annotations” icon in FeatureManager and tick the choice “Show Feature Dimensions”.


2. In the Sensor edit property property page, now you can make the sensor monitor the dimension now!



Posted by on April 9, 2010 in CAD


2 responses to “Adding a dimension sensor in SolidWorks

  1. Gabriela Pricope

    June 11, 2010 at 4:48 am

    It was very useful this topic to me. I had a problem to find out how to use Dimension with sensors, but thanks to you, I solved it. Thank you very much.

  2. xinyustudio

    June 11, 2010 at 10:05 am

    You are welcome. Keep an eye on this blog and your comments are welcome.


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