This is the first in 5 parts on building structural steel stairs. Because it is easy to close the design table by simply left clicking in the display window and if your part has a lot of parameter values you may want to use the edit table in new window option.
Editing the feature will take you back into those options when you first set up the design table.
Solidworks design table stairs. Design tables are a commonly used feature in solidworks in order to manage configurations. Looking back in hind sight i would have p. I ve added new configs to a part and now when i edit the design table within the assembly.
Modelling a spiral stair case in solidworks. Create your solidworks id. Configuration properties including part number in a bill of materials derived configurations equations sketch relations.
Deleting a design table. You can save design tables directly in the solidworks software. A design table is basically an excel sheet that can be used to edit any dimension of a 3d part.
This was an actual set of stairs for a customer. You can control the following items in a part design table. Design tables can be a very powerful tool in solidworks.
When creating a design table nothing happens or solidworks crashes. Dimensions and suppression state of features size of hole wizard holes. Edit design table in new window.
Design tables in drawings. This opens it up in excel. Edit table brings the table back into the graphics area but a nice feature is the ability edit table in new window.
This way a single drawing. Highlight the design table in the configuration manager tab right click and select edit table in new window. If a model document uses a design table to generate multiple configurations you can display the table in a drawing of that model.
It can also be used to create multiple configurations of the same part. For more solidworks tips and tricks please visit the solidtec blog. Deleting a configuration within a design table.
Solidworks design table tutorial. Extend your solidworks portfolio to the cloud and take your collaboration. To use design tables you must have microsoft excel installed on your computer.
To get back into the design table expand the tables folder and right click on the table. Three steps to create your account. A common issue that users call into support with is being unable to create a design table.