How can you save a 2015 part file to a 2014 format. I was told there is a way to do it.
I was able to save the 2015 file as a Parasolid, then open it with 2014. However, I did lose some of the colors and clarity, but it works.
The only way is to convert it another format like IGES/Parasolid/STEP, etc and then open that file in lower version. The draw back is that you loose all model history and may loose some faces. You may try using FeatureWorks to create features in the imported part.
SolidWorks is not backwards compatible. You can save as a dumb solid as Johnny says but you will lose all the features from the tree that made up the part.
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