SOLIDWORKS UI

Customization of user interface in SOLIDWORKS Electrical!

Are you aware of settings in SOLIDWORKS Electrical that allow you to change quite a few things in the user interface, just like we make modifications in SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD? Do you prefer the mouse wheel to be reversed for zoom direction? Maybe a darker…

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Utilize Touch Mode in SOLIDWORKS for Touchscreen Computers

SOLIDWORKS Touch Mode

More and more, we run into touch screens. Laptops and monitors are starting to come standard with touch capability. I’ve had a touch screen on my computer, and for a while, it hadn’t occurred to me use it in SOLIDWORKS. So when I did, I…

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How to reset the SOLIDWORKS Inspection Standalone User Interface

SOLIDWORKS Inspection Standalone

Unlike SOLIDWORKS settings that are saved in the Windows Registry, user interface settings for SOLIDWORKS Inspection standalone are stored in the files located in C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Roaming\SolidWorks\SOLIDWORKS Inspection Standalone: view_settings_bom.xml view_settings_chars.xml view_settings_dock_mngr.xml view_settings_mat_proc.xml To restore default user interface for SOLIDWORKS Inspection standalone, close the application, rename these…

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SOLIDWORKS 2017 Icon Colours

SOLIDWORKS 2017 gives us a splash of colour! SOLIDWORKS 2016 introduced a new vector based icon design and colour scheme designed for 4k monitors. Still many users requested the option to return to the more classic colour scheme. DS SOLIDWORKS listened and now provides us…

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How to make the SOLIDWORKS 2016 Interface “look” like prior versions

SOLIDWORKS 2016 UI

No one said that change was easy…sometimes change is hard…and sometimes change is simply unexpected. It is in listening to customer feedback that SOLIDWORKS has implemented some additional changes to the User Interface in SOLIDWORKS 2016. Making your need to change that little bit easier. If…

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