• Pitfalls and partial Toolboxing

    After many years of SolidWorks, at my current job I finally have access to the much debated Toolbox. I've only read the tip of the iceberg about the Toolbox, but I think I"m familiar with some of the issues. ...
    Brian McEwen
    last modified by Brian McEwen
  • Next company to take over?

    Hi, how long till SW takes over camnetics.com and absorbs it? I need spiral bevel gears or some fast free gear generator.
    Damir Galic
    created by Damir Galic
  • How to rename a custom toolbox part after it has been used in an assembly?

    I often download 3D models from suppliers like McMaster Carr, and often want to rename the part file name from its default (i.e. oldName.SLDPRT -> newName.SLDPRT). This is typically just so I can find parts easier ...
    Christopher Buckley
    last modified by Christopher Buckley
  • Toolbox custom properties not shown in BOM

    Hello there,   I am trying to customize a simple description property for the toolbox components. I have exported the data to Excel from each group and populated my custom information into the parameter, updated...
    Claudio Stammitti
    last modified by Claudio Stammitti

    Hi,         I created a new bolt with help of Toolbox. I inserted the bolt into my assembly. I saves the assembly and closed.        When i am opening the assem...
    Poornakkumar Palanisamy
    last modified by Poornakkumar Palanisamy
  • Convert Regular part to a toolbox Part?

    HI Guys,   I have made some template parts which exist in our own server library. Some are fasteners, and standard items we build ourselves.   Its a mix of Part and Assembly files.   Some members of ...
    Brian Corbin
    last modified by Brian Corbin
  • Toolbox Incorrectly Sizes Fasteners

    I recently switched to a new computer and switched from SW2011 to SW2012.  Since making the change, I no longer get correctly sized fasteners when I drag and drop them from the Toolbox.    When I drag...
    John Porterfield
    last modified by John Porterfield
  • Adding an assembly into toolbox

    Hi everyone,   There is anyway to add assemblies into Solidworks Toolbox.   Thanks
    Alcides Monteiro
    last modified by Alcides Monteiro
  • Autosizing toolbox components

    Hi everyone. Does anyone try to create a custom component with autosizing (like screws and nuts for example)? I'm having a lot of problem to find informations about it. Thanks in advance
    Andrea Stolfa
    last modified by Andrea Stolfa
  • Missing Keyway in gear

    Noob question.   I'm trying this gear design and when I added the straight bevel gear and mod the parameter, I don't see the option to change the keyway.     I tried to follow one of the instruction...
    Le Dude
    last modified by Le Dude
  • Toolbox Configuration

    I am trying to configure my toolbox. On step 1 - Hole Wizard, I checked and unchecked the boxes for what was needed, but when i try to click on section 2 - Customization, my mouse cursor simply will not allow me to cl...
    Anthony Kindle
    last modified by Anthony Kindle
  • Bug with Hexalobular Socket Pan Head ISO 14583 in SW Toolbox 2016

    Has anyone else encountered this issue that is shown in the following gif? http://gfycat.com/WideeyedUnhappyGreyhounddog I have reinstalled the toolbox and still have had this problem when I resize the part. The ext...
    Daniel Smith
    last modified by Daniel Smith
  • Cannot find Standards database

    If I knew the name of the file I could find it and tell System Options the file location.   Toolbox add-in is active and started.   This is a single user installation.
    John Sutherland
    last modified by John Sutherland
  • Toolbox Needle Bearings

    How come the ISO 3030 31C0710 needle bearing is shown in Solidworks as having 14 needles, whereas the only commercially available version I can find of a needle bearing to those dimensions has only 9 needles? I'd love...
    James Jones
    last modified by James Jones
  • Toolbox to part replacement problem

    Hello, I recently saved a copy of a screw from the toolbox as a different part with a new name in a different folder, I had to do this because I couldn't find the exact screw I needed so I modified some measurements a...

    Does anyone know of a library of modeled parts based on NAS and MS specs? I work in the aerospace industry and these are the standards used for fasteners. I can model them up myself as needed but being able to buy a p...
    last modified by 1-I1E5KS
  • adding new standards to solidworks toolbox

    hi, I want to make new components in the toolbox but I can't find a way to make standards for added parts. all I can do for now is to make configurations but it will only allow me to choose between configuration names...
    Ali Naeimaei
    last modified by Ali Naeimaei
  • Save a custom Toolbox folder

    Hi All,   I have added a new folder in my Toolbox (marked in yellow below), including setting custom descriptions for the parts in it. Is there a way I can save only this custom folder on my hard disk. So that e...
    Lakhvinder Singh
    last modified by Lakhvinder Singh
  • Custom Material - Toolbox

    Hi All,   I am trying to add custom properties (material) to bolts and nuts. But when I do that, I only get option to add 5 materials only (see lines marked in yellow). Whereas I have 10 options for different bo...
    Lakhvinder Singh
    last modified by Lakhvinder Singh
  • Add Punches to hole wizard.

    Is there a way to add custom punches to the hole wizard. For example is i would like to add a square hole punch and and a slotted square(rectangle) for use with carriage bolts.
    Joe Pickens
    last modified by Joe Pickens