# How do you show diameter in Solidworks?

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## How do I change a radius to a diameter in SolidWorks?

One can become another quickly in SolidWorks 2009. Step 1: To change a radius to a diameter, RMB click on the radius dimension. Choose Display Options>Display as a Diameter. Step 2: To change a diameter dimension into a linear diameter dimension, RMB click on the diameter dimension.

## How do you find the diameter of a dimension?

To Create a Diameter Dimension

1. Click Home tab Annotation panel Diameter. Find.
2. Select the arc or circle to dimension.
3. Enter options as needed: To edit the dimension text content, enter t (Text) or m (multiline text). …
4. Specify the leader line location.

## How do you simplify a large assembly in Solidworks?

To simplify assemblies: Toggle the visibility of the components. Create SpeedPak configurations.

Reasons to simplify a large assembly include:

1. Improve performance and reduce rebuild times.
2. Improve display speed during dynamic view operations (zoom, pan, rotate, and so on).
3. Focus your work on a subset of components.

## How do you find diameter from radius?

Multiply the radius by 2 to get the diameter. Multiply the result by π, or 3.14 for an estimation. That’s it; you found the circumference of the circle.

## How do you find the radius of a smart size?

Creating Circular Dimensions

1. Click Smart Dimension. (Dimensions/Relations toolbar) or click Tools > Dimensions > Smart.
2. Select the circle.
3. Drag the dimension and click to place it.
4. Set the value in the Modify box and click .
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## How do you change a radius dimension to diameter in Creo?

On the Modeling tab, in the Draw group, the Construction Circle Center & Radius changes to Center & Diameter.

1. Select a circle or an arc in the viewport.
2. Move the cursor in the desired direction to change the radius of the circle or the arc. …
3. Click again when the circle or the arc has the desired radius.