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Changing Line Width


I am a student and we are looking into software to use for design for our 3d printer, laser cutter and water jet at my school. So far onshape seems to work fine for the 3d printing side of things but we are having some issues with the laser/water cutters. The software for our equipment needs the lines to be certain widths (0.002") in order for it to cut the object. I was wondering if line width is a something that is changable within onshape or if it can be loaded in with a .dwt file?



  • brucebartlettbrucebartlett Member, OS Professional, Mentor, User Group Leader Posts: 2,123 PRO
    I don't think this is possible from the Onshape export. I did look at the ARES Kudo viewer and it looks like this has the ability to change line thickness but this is grayed out as it only has the ability to be a viewer at the moment. 

    I'd suggest exporting from Onshape, then loading in a package like dwg editor and changing line types there. 
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  • leon_pootleon_poot Member, Developers Posts: 87 ✭✭
    Hi @clayton_winders, welcome to the forum.  :) 

    Check the thread below:

    According to the answer in this thread, you'll have to download the standard .dwt, edit it in any other 2D software, and re-upload it as a custom template.
    Check the link in the comments for more info.
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