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SOLIDWORKS Save As

Tech tips, tutorials, and best practices for SOLIDWORKS Save As from the Javelin technical team

SOLIDWORKS Convert to Bodies

Remove all part features in one easy step with SOLIDWORKS Convert to Bodies

If you go to the trouble of saving a SOLIDWORKS part as a neutral file format in order to remove…

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SOLIDWORKS Assembly to Scale

How to Scale an Assembly in SOLIDWORKS

The Scale feature (found by selecting the Insert menu, Features, then pick Scale) can be used to change the scale of all…

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SOLIDWORKS 2020 Open & Save As Dialog Improvements for File Types

A simple but very welcome improvement that has been made in SOLIDWORKS 2020 is the file type list in the…

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SOLIDWORKS 2020 Assembly Performance

SOLIDWORKS 2020 Assembly Performance Improvements for Older Version Files

SOLIDWORKS 2020 assembly performance has been improved when working with older version files.  Previously, components not upgraded to the latest…

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Description option missing on Save as dialog box. How to fix it?

Recently, a few customers have contacted me to report that their SOLIDWORKS Save as dialog box is missing the description…

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How to embed SOLIDWORKS Composer files into Microsoft Word

SOLIDWORKS Composer data can be published into various external tools such as a PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and HTML….

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SOLIDWORKS Save As Options

The difference between SOLIDWORKS Save as & Save as Copy Settings

“SOLIDWORKS Save as” saves your already existing part/assembly/drawing, with a new name, and replaces any references made to the original…

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How to replace SOLIDWORKS Sub-assemblies with Multi-Body Parts while maintaining Drawing References!

As design evolves within SOLIDWORKS we find many customers have a desire to swap sub-assemblies for multi-body components.  We  could…

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Link the SOLIDWORKS Save As dialog description field to a Custom Property

Here at Javelin we are witness to a wide variety of ways that customers manage their custom property data. Often,…

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SOLIDWORKS Library Feature Warning

Some time ago, I wrote a blog article about how to create a library feature. In it, you will notice…

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Enabling description in SOLIDWORKS ‘Save’ and ‘Save as’ dialog box

After upgrading SOLIDWORKS or running a fresh installation you may notice that the field for Description in SOLIDWORKS Save and Save…

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Save SOLIDWORKS Assembly as a Part

It is a common practice to export a SOLIDWORKS assembly to a neutral file format to be imported in other CAD applications.  The…

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Marble Roller Coaster Save Template (Part 3 of many) [VIDEO]

To read the first part of this series of articles, please CLICK HERE. To read the second part of this…

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