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SOLIDWORKS Pack and Go Folder Structure

SOLIDWORKS Pack and Go Folder Structure

SOLIDWORKS Pack and Go provides three folder structure options to give control over how you want to maintain subfolders.  The selection is retained so the same option will be used by default for subsequent tasks. In this example I have a simple assembly with three…

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How to restore SOLIDWORKS file shortcut options in Windows Explorer

Many SOLIDWORKS users are used to access SOLIDWORKS which appears when we right click on any part, assembly or drawing file within Windows Explorer. This SOLIDWORKS file option has various sub-options such as Pack and Go, Rename, Replace and Move. Hence, it allows user to…

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Using SOLIDWORKS Composer as a Sharing Tool

SOLIDWORKS Composer is a fantastic tool for generating design documentation, be this through imagery, animations, or interactive web content. Did you know that it also works very well as a design sharing tool? Consider the following, I’ve created a SOLIDWORKS assembly for a Miter Saw…

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DriveWorks vs Pack and Go for copying and renaming SOLIDWORKS files

As a longtime user of SOLIDWORKS, I’m a big fan of Pack and Go. It allows me to easily reuse designs, easily rename new files, change folder locations, update references, and even create zip files to quickly collect all the referenced documents of an assembly….

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 Pack and Go Improvements

SOLIDWORKS Pack and Go 2017

If you need to transfer your part, assembly, or drawing files from one machine to another; or send them to someone else, Pack and Go comes in handy. The tool is especially useful if your files are scattered in different locations on your machine. You…

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Using Pack and Go Vs Copy Tree with SOLIDWORKS PDM

One question that we often receive from users who have begun using SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard or SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional is whether to use Pack and Go or Copy Tree when copying files? Our answer is quite simple, if your files are located in a SOLIDWORKS PDM Vault…DON’T USE PACK…

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My SOLIDWORKS Drawing Pack and Go has an Extra File Reference!?

On rare occasions, you may see an extra referenced model when making a Drawing Pack and Go, even if the model is not in a drawing view.  While this won’t affect your assemblies or drawing files, it does copy the extra file with the Pack and…

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SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM Pack And Go Files Out of the Vault [VIDEO]

If you are managing your SOLIDWORKS files using Workgroup PDM, you may have wondered how you can package up file sets so that you can share them with others. When managing your SOLIDWORKS files using Windows Explorer you can use Pack and Go, and when…

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