Trailing Zeroes can be customized in SOLIDWORKS for Dimensions, Tolerances, and Properties. This setting is available in parts, drawings, and assemblies and is found in Tools>Options>Document Properties>Dimensions>Zeroes>Trailing Zeroes.
Trailing Zeroes can be customized in the following manner:
In my example, I have created a drawing on a widget and would now like to control the trailing zeroes. My drawing is set to two decimal places for the dimensions and four for tolerances. Here are the different results for the Dimension and Tolerance settings.
Now let’s explore the Properties Settings. I opened my Widget part and looked at the mass properties to discover its weight. Changing the setting to “removed” results in truncated mass value.
That wraps up this quick tip for Trailing Zeroes! For more SOLIDWORKS tips and tricks be sure to subscribe!
About Heather McHale
Heather McHale is a SOLIDWORKS Technical Support Engineer, Instructor, and Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert. Heather has over 13 years of design experience since earning her degree in Computer Aided Drafting from Kellogg Community College. Heather joined the VAR channel in 2017 first with DASI and now GoEngineer. Based out of western Michigan, Heather enjoys camping, hiking, and scrapbooking in her free time.
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