Weekly Productivity Enhancer: Set Assemblies To Lightweight

Mirror Components in Assemblies SolidWorks 2014

We here at SolidBox value productivity above all in our applications and of course, our hardware. Each week, we’ll be giving you a tip to help you enhance your productivity with SolidWorks specifically. Sorry, we can’t help you with the hours you spend on Youtube each week watching cat videos, but hopefully you can learn something to make your SolidWorks experience easier.

The larger your assemblies get, the more computational juice required by your computer. However, by changing components or entire assemblies to Lightweight Mode will save you time and save your computer the strain required to open large assembly files. The Lightweight Mode can be applied to individual parts or entire assemblies. This video shows you how to utilize the Lightweight Mode in SolidWorks 2013.