SOLIDWORKS File Management
1 day training course, $375

SOLIDWORKS File Management teaches you how to manage files within SOLIDWORKS. This course should be taken before any of the SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM courses, and is also ideal for any SOLIDWORKS user not using SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM. It includes explanations of the SOLIDWORKS file structure, file references, file associativity, and how to manage a multi-user environment. 

Recommended Prerequisites:
- Experience with SOLIDWORKS

The topics covered in this course are: 

About This Course
Lesson 1: SOLIDWORKS File Structure
Understanding SOLIDWORKS Files
SOLIDWORKS File Structure
Case Study: Reducing File Size
File Shadowing
Configuration Bodies
Case Study: External References
File References
File Reference Example
SOLIDWORKS File Conversion
Case Study: File Conversion
Opening Files
Case Study: RAM Resident
Case Study: Quick View
Case Study: Read-only 

Lesson 2: Saving Files
Saving Files
Case Study: Save Options
Editing References
Automatic File Backup
Case Study: Backup/Recover
File Properties
Property Tab Builder
Case Study: File Properties
Additional Data
Design Binder 

Lesson 3: File References
External Reference Search Order
Case Study: Searching for References
Recursive Searches
Changing References
Case Study: In-context Features
Locking and Breaking References
Case Study: SOLIDWORKS Explorer 

Lesson 4: Shared Files
Working in a Collaborative Environment
Production Files
Case Study: Sharing Files
Multiple In-context References To The Same Part
Case Study: Motor Mounting Bracket
Support Files
Case Study: Shared File Locations
Case Study: Toolbox Parts
PhotoWorks Files
Case Study: PhotoWorks Files
SOLIDWORKS Explorer For Revision Management
Case Study: Revision Management