SOLIDWORKS Electrical Spring Training Series: Part 3

This blog is Part 3 in our SOLIDWORKS Electrical (SWE) Spring Training video series. For video 1 and 2 with tips and tricks, please visit:

Row Marking, “Automatic to Update” – The Numbers Game

Baseball player running

“Ninety percent of baseball is mental, the other half is physical” – Yogi Berra.

As with all Berra’s famous quotes, it belies logic but contains enormous truth. Baseball is about balance: old versus new, rookie sizzle versus veteran grit, the “eye test” versus analytics. Berra’s acknowledgement of the MENTAL part of baseball was prophetic, as the statistical revolution has essentially upended and revolutionized the game. Every shred of information is tallied, accounted for, and decided upon either in the offseason or in the key moments of a critical game.

The same is true in your SWE project – as a database program, each item is tallied and accounted for; and soon you’ll see how to master your Component Numbers to make better decisions in the moment. 

If you’ve moved a symbol or are placing a previously named component for the first time, watch the video to learn how you can update that mark without needing a project wide update with this minimally invasive maneuver!


Meet the Author

Evan Stanek

Evan has over 10 years of experience as an Electrical Applications Engineer. Prior to GSC, he worked as an engineer in the broadcasting field designing panel layouts and schematics/installations for transmitter control systems, as well as network and control layouts for radio studios. Evan is a certified SOLIDWORKS Electrical Trainer and Electrical Applications Engineer (CSWE).

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