That's what I use now, but it seems like every time I need it it's 5 minutes after I've used a weld symbol so I have to go to the Add symbol button in the PropertyManager, then the drop-down list for Symbol library, find Modifying Symbols, then Centerline. Type or modify text, and click Add Symbol. From the Symbols dialog box, click a Symbol library and select a library item. For example, click the Modifying Symbols library and select Spherical Diameter. Click OK. The selected symbol appears in the cell. Click additional symbols to add them to the Symbols to insert field. To add symbols from the Microsoft Character Map: Click Character Map. In the Character Map, click a symbol and click Select to add it to the Characters to copy field. When you have added the characters you want, click Copy. Close the Character Map. “MOD-DIAM” is displayed instead of a “diameter” symbol in SOLIDWORKS. end up with in place of the Diametersymbol as type it directly into the Now when I type Alt+157 I get ÂĄ and not Ă . I still have the possibility to have â The code %%c is just the right way to enter the diametersymbol. Did you like this tutorial and do you want to receive a free SolidWorks eBooks series in your mailbox? Then you should check my SolidWorks Yacht tutorial. In this tutorial you will discover how to model an amazing yacht in SolidWorks. Click here to download eBook #1 immediately. Best regards, Jan. P.S. Need to type the numbers on the number pad portion Alt 0176 for degree, and alt 0216 for diameter both work Why not use the included SolidWorks degree symbol. 70mm diameter hole Through All (you can create the sketch on the ‘Top’ plane or on either the base or upper surface of the model). Finally cut through holes of diameter 15mm at the centres of the 25mm arcs. Define the hole diameters using an ‘Equals’ relationship and one dimension only. Lesson 2: Adaptive Methods in SolidWorks Simulation 2-26 SolidWorks Simulation Instructor Guide Checking the SolidWorks Simulation Menu If SolidWorks Simulation is added-in, the SolidWorks Simulation menu appears on the SolidWorks menu bar. If not: 1 Click Tools, Add-Ins. The Add-Ins dialog box appears. 2 Check the checkboxes next to SolidWorks Simulation. You can include special characters and symbols by entering a control code or a Unicode string. Symbols can be inserted in text using one of the following methods: In the In-Place Text Editor, right-click and click Symbol. On the expanded Text Formatting toolbar, click Symbol. Copy and paste from the Character Map.