Does solidworks support variables (catia style) that can control whole assemblies - meaning linking dimensions to those variables or equations in assemblies.
Can variables be displayed in part tree?
Take a look at the sample model on the following thread if that helps
There is a nice example by Mauricio Martinez-Saez
In 2012 the ability to link dimensions is no longer there, but you can
tie dimensions together via equations and have some control using configurations.
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