I'm always in metric mode.. I can change from metric to standard, but doing it every time is a pain. Can I change it permanently?
Set up a new part with all the properties the way you want them. Then save that as a template and use that to start new parts.
Of course, if I am missing your point, please elaborate.
There is a new button in the bottom of the SWorks 2012 window which allows toggling between units very nicely.
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