29 April: Scrap Minimization Start from Proper File Management-KL


In order to properly manage SolidWorks file or use any PDM (Product Data Management) system in SolidWorks, it is important to know what is contained in a SolidWorks file and how they relate to one another. Apart from that, since SolidWorks is based on file reference, the way you save your files would be one of a factor that you need to take care of. This training introduces users to SolidWorks files, their composition and file referencing. Also, a few methods on how SolidWorks files are saved.
Topic Covered

·      SolidWorks File Structure

Ø Understand the SolidWorks file structure

Ø Understand the concept of single point database.

Ø Understand how a RAM resident program stores data

Ø Use different methods to reduce SolidWorks file size

Ø Convert SolidWorks files using the Task Scheduler

Ø Open SolidWorks files, without references, using Quick View

·      Saving SolidWorks Files

Ø  Understand how Save, Save As and Save As Copy affect

file references

Ø  Update references using the Save As command

Ø  Change file references using Save, References


  •   Replacing referenced files

Ø  Use Backup to save multiple copies of files

Ø  Set AutoRecover options to prevent data loss

Ø  Add file properties

Ø  Understand file properties


·      Understand SolidWorks file structure and its behavior

·      Improve communications that is concerned on file size

·      Understanding SolidWorks file referencing and how file saving affects it

·      Backing up and setting up AutoRecover for SolidWorks files.

Who Should Attend

Anyone who is required to use or control SolidWorks files are recommended to come for this training.


Bookings are closed for this event.