Solid Edge Quicksheets

Seconds turn into minutes, minutes into hours, and hours into get the idea. In the mechanical design & drafting world, just like most other professions, time is money. Anything you can do to cut down time spent doing superfluous tasks will drastically increase productivity (isn't that the point!)

As a designer/drafter, our days are spent in the drawing world creating manufacturing prints of our creations. Drawings are still king (check out Siemen's whitepaper on better drawings) in our world when it comes to communicating designs. Solid Edge has a feature that many may not know about but could save drafters and designers that precious time that could be used elsewhere. Please read and watch below about a feature called "Quicksheets".

What are Quicksheets?

Simply put, Quicksheets are templates. They are made for parts that always require the same drawing views to accurately represent them. I personally use them for drawings of electrical components and fasteners (i.e screws, nuts, washers).

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