Profile PropertyManager

To open the Profile Member PropertyManager:
  1. ClickInsert > Structure System > Structure System.
  2. Click Primary Member or Secondary Member.
  3. In the PropertyManager, click Profile tab.


Standard Select iso, ansi inch, or a custom standard that you previously defined.
Type Select a Profile Type, such as angle iron or square tube.
Size Select a Profile, such as 20 x 20 x 3.

The size list is sorted alphanumerically from the smallest size to the largest to make it easier to work with a library that contains a large number of standard size components.

In addition, the two sizes you have most recently used appear at the top of the menu so you can locate them easily.

Additional weldment profiles are available on the Design Library tab. Under SOLIDWORKS Content , in the Weldments folder, Ctrl + click items to download .zip files.
Mirror Profile Flips the profile of the members about its Horizontal Axis or Vertical Axis.

Pierce Point

Offset Pierce Point  
Horizontal Axis  
Vertical Axis  
Profile Alignment Aligns an axis of the group profile to any selected vector (edge, construction line, etc.). Select which axis of the profile to align:
  • Horizontal axis
  • Vertical axis