Billy Wight

Change Default Tabs?

Discussion created by Billy Wight on May 4, 2020
Latest reply on May 5, 2020 by Scott Perman

I'm reworking my customizations to the command manager tabs and have decided to create an all-new sketch tab rather than modifying the default SolidWorks sketch tab. Every time they add a new button in a new release it screws up my customizations, so if I make an entirely separate sketch (and feature, assembly, etc.) tab, I don't have to worry about that anymore. 


So my question is, can I make SolidWorks recognize my new tab as the default tab? If I start a new sketch, I want SolidWorks to automatically switch to my new sketch tab rather than the old one. I can hide the old default tab, but SolidWorks won't see my new one as its replacement. Maybe there's a setting buried somewhere? Or in the registry? Same question goes for features, etc. Is this possible?