SOLIDWORKS 2017 Import & Export Options are now in the best location possible!

Article by Chris Briand, CSWE updated October 16, 2016


One of my absolute favorite enhancements in this latest release of SOLIDWORKS is the migration of the SOLIDWORKS Import Export options from the obscurity of the “Save As” dialog over to the main SOLIDWORKS Options.

In order to access the Import & Export options in SOLIDWORKS 2017 and future releases select the Tools menu > Options > System Options > Import or Export

SOLIDWORKS Import Export Options

SOLIDWORKS Import/Export Options

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Chris Briand, CSWE

Chris has been educating and supporting Engineers, Designers and IT Personnel within the 3D CAD industry since 2002, and was adopted into the fantastic team of applications experts here at Javelin Technologies in early 2006 and migrated along with his team members to the TriMech Solutions team in 2021.  Chris enjoys the continuous learning driven by the ingenuity and challenges Designers bring forward. Innovation using 3D Printing, 3D CAD and other technologies, combined with a diverse background as a technologist, allows Chris to find solutions that accelerate Designers, and take Design Teams to new heights. Chris is currently being held at an undisclosed location, near Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.