I started working with Solidworks about a year ago. My company
fabricates electrical panels that have a lot of silkscreen text on
Our silkscreen dept needs a dxf file in order to import it into
Coreldraw and the text needs to be font text, not lines and points.
We thought we could go straight from Soliworks avoiding "dxf" and
"Coreldraw" steps but the text needs to be BOLD in order to burn the
screen; and forget about trying to do bold text with Solidworks!!...
I am having serious problems dealing with this because I have to work
twice creating the text in Solidworks so it is shown at the production
drawings and then creating it AGAIN with AutoCad for the silkscreen
Dept. This increased substancially my work load and the possibility of
Besides I find that the text tool does not have to much flexibility
compared to other CAD programs.
PLEASE DOES ANYBODY HAVE A SOLUTION FOR THIS... IT IS DRIVING ME
- posted 14 years ago