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Inserting a Punch Table

Punch tables are available with the flat pattern view of sheet metal parts and contain the form features and library features used in sheet metal bodies.

  1. In cover.sldprt, click Make Drawing from Part/Assembly Tool_Make_Drawing_Standard.gif (Standard toolbar) or File > Make Drawing from Part.
  2. In the New SolidWorks Document dialog box, click Drawing drawing_icon.gif, then click OK.
  3. In the Sheet Format/Size dialog box, click OK.
  4. In the View Palette, drag the Flat pattern view onto the sheet.
  5. In the PropertyManager, click PM_OK.gif.
  6. Click Punch Table tool_punch_table_table.gif (Table toolbar) or Insert > Tables > Punch Table.
  7. In the graphics area, click:
    1. The point as shown for Origin.

      punch_table_origin.gif

    2. Any face for Edges/Faces/Features.
  8. In the PropertyManager, click PM_OK.gif.
  9. In the graphics area, click to place the punch table.

    punch_table.gif

See SolidWorks Help: Punch Tables.


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