SolidWorks question: When I insert a bolt in the assembly environment, why does it insert the wrong way?
Answer: Press the Tab key to change the orientation before you release the left mouse button when you drag in a bolt from the library. If this doesn’t work, create the appropriate mate after you insert the bolt. When you mate the correct surfaces together, this of course corrects any problem with orientation.
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