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Using the Symbol Library

The Symbol Library lets you select multiple symbols from all the symbols provided by the SolidWorks software. You can also use the Windows Character Map to select additional symbols to insert.

SolidWorks provides symbol categories for specific types of annotation, such as weld symbols, geometric tolerancing symbols, and modifying symbols.

Drawing_detailing_Ansi_weld_symbols Drawing_detailing_geometric_tolerancing_symbols Drawing_detailing_modifying_symbols
ANSI Weld Symbols Geometric Tolerancing Symbols Modifying Symbols

In addition, symbols include:

flag_note01.gif flag_note_A_circle.gif flag_note_square_1.gif flag_note_square_A.gif flag_note_square_circle_1.gif flag_note_square_circle_A.gif flag_note_triangle_A.gif flag_note_triangle_rot.gif flag_note_circle_9_dot.gif
Circle 1-99 Circle A-Z Square 1-99 Square A-Z Square/Circle 1-99 Triangle 1-99 Triangle A-Z Flag Triangle Rotated 1-99 Circle 1.-99. (Each of the others has a similar dot "." option.

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