Why does Solidworks save a drawing to a sldasm. file instead of a slddrw. file, and CAN I CHANGE IT ?
It's a bit of a pain when sorting or grouping files.
Thanks in advance.
Surely you have a bad install?
Or Windows have screwed up in some file extension stuff.
Either way, first point of fixing this would be 'repair' option of SOLIDWORKS.
If not working, then you could try closing SOLIDWORKS and opening regedit. Here you navigate to
That key should then be renamed to
Open SOLIDWORKS again and test (if above is done correct, you'll need to accept EULA again).
If problem is solved, then open SW options and set all the options to design library and document templates/sheet format, etc.
If problem is not resolved, uninstall SOLIDWORKS completely and perform reinstall.
There are many other steps to explore if this is not resolving issue, but for now, those are my suggestions.
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