Hello. I am working on a executable with the same function than SW Explorer but a lot faster because using an index. You can download it here and let me know if it works on every configuration. Solidworks is required. You just have to paste it where you want and run. It will ask you to select a folder to index (For the first time select a…(Show moreShow less)
I can open the assembly no problems and the parts are referenced with correct paths ok. When I 'pack and go' this assy I get "file not found" greyed out in the 'In Folder' column on some of the prt files and I don't get it.
Hey Kamil, I tried ctrl B ctrl Q, I find this issue with large printed circuit board assemblies imported from STEP files (I tried 3D interconnect ON and OFF). I have found that if I SELECT the part in the FMT, the file is miraculously found... I wonder if anyone knows what happens in the backend when a part is selected... -Ben
I want to add more "date" columns in SW Explorer, but the settings I changed does not apply as default meaning that if I close the current modified window and re-open any folder in any location in SW Explorer, the columns I just added are all gone.
Is there a way to use Solidworks explorer "where used" function and NOT have it search the directory the part is in? I know how to set up other folder locations but I can't get it to stop searching the part folder.
I recently updated to SW 19 package including SW19 Explorer. however I seem to have lost settings. now when i use my windows explorer, I cannot access SW Explorer from the drop down options. Does anyone know how to add SW Explorer back into my Windows Explorer ? I use Explorer Daily and despise the aspect of having to run both explorers all…(Show moreShow less)
Our current library system can barely be called a library system. Its a mish-mash spaghetti of copies upon copies of the same file in different locations, sometimes with different construction (ugh!). Anyhow, thankfully our assemblies are not overly complicated and there actually is quite a bit of part reuse. What I need is the following: 1.…(Show moreShow less)
Just to get a mini thread going on duplicate file names.... In perusing the pet peeves thread, I noticed a few experienced users that deal with the duplicate name issue from time to time (whether that's within a project folder itself or as in my case, across multiple project folders). What is your general procedure when you come across such a…