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** [[Previous Version::SolidWorks 95]]
 
** [[Previous Version::SolidWorks 95]]
  
* '''Contains:''' [[Contains::]] - Any engineering format that is contained by this format.
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* '''Contains:''' [[Contains::None]]
  
* '''Syntax Format(s):''' [[Syntax Format::]] - Any syntax formats that the engineering format may use.
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* '''Syntax Format(s):''' [[Syntax Format::None]]
  
* '''Family Format(s):''' [[Family Format::]] - Any family formats to which the engineering format may belong.
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* '''Family Format(s):''' [[Family Format::None]]
  
'''Description:''' [[Description::]] - Main description of the format, which can give extra information not categorized.
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'''Description:''' SolidWorks Drawing format files contain drawings, notes, and annotations generated from SolidWorks Assembly [[SLDASM]] or SolidWorks Part [[SLDPRT]] format files. The SolidWorks Drawing format uses the Microsoft structured storage format for storing hierarchical data in a file.
  
 
'''History:''' See [http://www.solidworks.com/sw/656_ENU_HTML.htm SolidWorks Company History] for an overview of the format and company history.
 
'''History:''' See [http://www.solidworks.com/sw/656_ENU_HTML.htm SolidWorks Company History] for an overview of the format and company history.
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'''File Extensions:''' [[File Extension::SLDDRW]]
 
'''File Extensions:''' [[File Extension::SLDDRW]]
  
'''Applications:''' - Applications that the engineering format uses.
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'''Applications:'''
  
* '''Native application(s):''' [[Native Application::Engineering Format Application Template]] - Applications which are primarily designed to specifically run this engineering format.
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* '''Native application(s):'''  
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** [[Native Application::SolidWorks SLDDRW Format - Solidworks]]
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** [[Native Application::SolidWorks SLDDRW Format - eDrawings Viewer]]
  
 
* '''Interoperable applications:''' [[Interoperable Application::Engineering Format Application Template]] - Applications which can read or write files of this format, but are not native applications for the format.
 
* '''Interoperable applications:''' [[Interoperable Application::Engineering Format Application Template]] - Applications which can read or write files of this format, but are not native applications for the format.
  
'''Magic numbers:''' [[Magic Numbers::]] - Unique identifying characters at the beginning of files for this engineering format.
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'''Magic numbers:''' [[Magic Numbers::Unknown; Proprietary format]]
  
'''Format(s):''' [[Format::]] - The MIME file types.
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'''Format(s):''' [[Format::Unknown]]
  
 
'''Rights:''' [[Rights::Proprietary license]]
 
'''Rights:''' [[Rights::Proprietary license]]
  
'''Sustainability Factors:''' - Facts about the sustainability of this particular engineering format.
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'''Sustainability Factors:'''
  
* '''Standardization:''' [[Standardization::]] - Information regarding standardization attempts with this format.
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* '''Standardization:''' [[Standardization::]]
  
* '''Adoption:''' [[Adoption::]] - Information about how this format has been adopted by other organizations.
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* '''Adoption:''' [[Adoption::]]
  
** '''Licensing and patent claims:''' [[Licensing and patent claims::]] - Any licenses or patent claims that the engineering format makes.
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** '''Licensing and patent claims:''' [[Licensing and patent claims::Proprietary license]]
  
* '''Self-documentation:''' [[Self-documentation::]] - Any self-documentation capabilities of the format.
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* '''Self-documentation:''' [[Self-documentation::None]]
  
* '''External dependencies:''' [[External dependencies::]] - Anything that the format depends on outside of its control to function.
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* '''External dependencies:''' [[External dependencies::None]]
  
 
* '''Technical protection considerations:''' [[Technical protection considerations::]] - Any considerations that are necessary when it comes to technical protection.
 
* '''Technical protection considerations:''' [[Technical protection considerations::]] - Any considerations that are necessary when it comes to technical protection.
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*** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Kinematics - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
 
*** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Kinematics - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
 
*** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Kinematics - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
 
*** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Kinematics - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
** '''Assembly:''' - Can the format support assembly? Example: Does the format allow the assembly instructions to be explicitly specified with a model?
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** '''Assembly:'''
*** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Assembly - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
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*** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Assembly - Is Supported::No]]
*** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Assembly - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
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*** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Assembly - Description::APIs are available for custom programming in Visual Basic and C, but not Assembly]]
** '''Force(s):''' - Can the format support forces? Example: Does the format support acceleration forces?
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** '''Force(s):'''
*** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Force - Is Supported::]] - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
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*** '''Is Supported:''' [[File Classification Force - Is Supported::No]]
*** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Force - Description::]] - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
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*** '''Description:''' [[File Classification Force - Description::This is a drawing format only]]
 
* '''Boundary representation''' - Can the format support models with boundary representations?
 
* '''Boundary representation''' - Can the format support models with boundary representations?
 
** '''Manifold surface boundary representations:''' - Can the format support manifold surface boundary representations? Example: The engineering format STEP
 
** '''Manifold surface boundary representations:''' - Can the format support manifold surface boundary representations? Example: The engineering format STEP

Revision as of 00:52, 13 May 2009

Title(s): SolidWorks Drawing Format

Version ID: SolidWorks 2009

Date released: 2008-09-17

Date: 1995

Creator(s): SolidWorks Corporation

Contributor(s): SolidWorks Corporation

Relationships: - The SolidWorks Drawing format was developed by SolidWorks Corporation in 1995. SolidWorks Corporation was acquired by Dassault Systèmes in 1997.

  • Syntax Format(s): None
  • Family Format(s): None

Description: SolidWorks Drawing format files contain drawings, notes, and annotations generated from SolidWorks Assembly SLDASM or SolidWorks Part SLDPRT format files. The SolidWorks Drawing format uses the Microsoft structured storage format for storing hierarchical data in a file.

History: See SolidWorks Company History for an overview of the format and company history.

Example(s): Example Template - Information and example models of the engineering format.

Identifier: - A URL or other identifier that refers to the engineering format.

Documentation: Documentation Template - Information in general about the engineering format.

File Extensions: SLDDRW

Applications:

Magic numbers: Unknown; Proprietary format

Format(s): Unknown

Rights: Proprietary license

Sustainability Factors:

  • Standardization:
  • Adoption:
  • Self-documentation: None
  • External dependencies: None
  • Technical protection considerations: - Any considerations that are necessary when it comes to technical protection.

Typical use: CAD CAM

File classification: - Specific properties that pertain to this engineering format.

  • Type {Binary, Text}: Binary
  • Raster data: - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports raster data.
    • Raster data 2D: - Can the format support 2D raster data? Example: A format that can contain 2D pixelated data supports 2D raster data.
      • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
      • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
    • Raster data 3D: - Can the format support 3D raster data? Example: A format that can contain 2D pixelated data of a 3D model supports 3D raster data.
      • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
      • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
  • Geometric representation: - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports geometric representations.
    • Implicit representation: - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports implicit representations.
      • Implicit surfaces: - Can the format support implicit surfaces? Example: A format that can contain surfaces that are generated with mathematical equations that contain the independent variables x, y, and z, like x^2 + y^2 + z^2 * R^2 = 0, supports implicit surfaces.
        • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
        • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
      • Implicit curves: - Can the format support implicit curves? Example: A format that can contain curves that are generated with mathematical equations that contain the independent variables x, y, and z, supports implicit curves.
        • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
        • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
      • Point set: - Can the format support point sets? Example: A format that supports surfaces and lines that are generated by points that form triangles supports point sets.
        • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
        • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
    • Mesh: - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports mesh.
      • Manifold surface meshes: - Can the format support manifold surface meshes? Example: A format that supports surfaces that are mathematical spaces in which every point has a neighborhood which resembles Euclidean space
        • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
        • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
      • Manifold volume meshes: - Can the format support manifold volume meshes? Example: A format that supports volumes that are mathematical spaces in which every point has a neighborhood which resembles Euclidean space
        • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
        • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
      • Non-manifold meshes: - Can the format support non-manifold meshes? Example: A format that supports meshes that are not manifolds
        • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
        • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
    • Parametric representation: - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports parametric representations.
      • Parametric surfaces: - Can the format support parametric surfaces? Example: A format that can contain surfaces that are generated with parametric equations supports parametric surfaces.
        • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
        • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
      • Parametric curves: - Can the format support parametric curves? Example: A format that can contain curves that are generated with parametric equations supports parametric curves.
        • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
        • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
    • Contour sets: - Can the format support contour sets?
      • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
      • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
    • NURBS: - Can the format support Non Uniform Rational Basis Splines? Examples: The engineering formats IGES, STEP, ACIS, and PHIGS
      • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
      • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
  • Multi-resolution models: - Can the format support models with multiple resolutions? Examples: A format that supports a highly detailed and lowly detailed model simultaneously supports multi-resolution models.
    • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
    • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
  • Dynamics: - Section describes whether or not the engineering format supports dynamics.
  • Boundary representation - Can the format support models with boundary representations?
    • Manifold surface boundary representations: - Can the format support manifold surface boundary representations? Example: The engineering format STEP
      • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
      • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
    • Manifold volume boundary representations: - Can the format support manifold volume boundary representations? Example: The engineering format STEP
      • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
      • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
    • Non-manifold boundary representations: - Can the format support non-manifold boundary representations? Example: The engineering format STEP
      • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
      • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.
  • Material transparency: - Can the format support transparency? Example: Does the format allow models to have a clear window in a car?
    • Is Supported: - Is the feature supported in the engineering format?
    • Description: - This field is used to describe the support or lack of support of the feature.

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