The 3D part is the basic building block of the SolidWorks mechanical
design software. This section describes parts and some ways to work with
Modeling solid multibody parts
Applying custom properties
of features and faces
Dependency editing using suppress and
parts and external references
Displaying a section view of the
or assigning mass
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