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Document Properties - Line Thickness

You can set the line weights in an active document that work best with your printer or plotter. These settings are saved for all open SolidWorks documents.

To set line thickness:

  1. Click File, Print.

  2. In the dialog box, under Document Options, click Line Thickness.

  3. In Line thickness print settings, type a value for the line weights (Thin, Normal, Thick, and five additional line thickness settings).

If you use specific Line Thickness values in a SolidWorks drawing, the lines print according to the settings in Document Properties - Line Thickness.

  1. Click OK.

  2. Click OK to close the Print dialog box and print the document.


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