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SOLIDWORKS File Management

Prerequisites: General experience with SOLIDWORKS and with Windows Operating Systems

Description: SOLIDWORKS File Management includes explanations of the SOLIDWORKS file structure, file references, file associativity, and how to work in a multi-user environment. File Management is extremely valuable for any  SOLIDWORKS user not using a PDM solution but is recommended before taking any SOLIDWORKS PDM Course.

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Lesson 1: SOLIDWORKS File Structure
Understanding SOLIDWORKS Files
SOLIDWORKS File Structure
Case Study: Reducing File Size
File Shadowing
Configuration Bodies
Case Study: External References
File References
File Reference Example
SOLIDWORKS File Conversion
Case Study: File Conversion
Opening Files
Case Study: RAM Resident
Case Study: Quick View
Case Study: Read-only

Lesson 2: Saving Files
Saving Files
Case Study: Save Options
Editing References
Automatic File Backup
Case Study: Backup/Recover
File Properties
Property Tab Builder
Case Study: File Properties
Additional Data
Design Binder

Lesson 3: File References
External Reference Search Order
Case Study: Searching for References
Recursive Searches
Changing References
Case Study: In-context Features
Locking and Breaking References
Case Study: SOLIDWORKS Explorer

Lesson 4: Shared Files
Working in a Collaborative Environment
Production Files
Case Study: Sharing Files
Multiple In-context References To The Same Part
Case Study: Motor Mounting Bracket
Support Files
Case Study: Shared File Locations
Case Study: Toolbox Parts
PhotoWorks Files
Case Study: PhotoWorks Files
SOLIDWORKS Explorer For Revision Management
Case Study: Revision Management