Hide Table of Contents

SolidWorks eDrawings Viewer Interface

The SolidWorks eDrawings Viewer interface has toolbars, menus, the SolidWorks eDrawings Manager pane, and a graphics area.


  • When you open a file, the most appropriate tab is selected.

  • Select a tab to display it. When you click a tool that has a related tab, the related tab is shown.

  • The graphics area on the right side displays the eDrawings file.

  • The triad orients the model axes in 3D space for part and assembly files.

  • The status bar displays icons to indicate if a file is review or measure enabled.


Provide feedback on this topic

SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. Click here for information about technical support.

* Required

Subject:   Feedback on Help Topics
Page:   eDrawings Viewer Interface
*   I acknowledge I have read and I hereby accept the privacy policy under which my Personal Data will be used by Dassault Systèmes

Print Topic

Select the scope of content to print:


We have detected you are using a browser version older than Internet Explorer 7. For optimized display, we suggest upgrading your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or newer.

 Never show this message again

Web Help Content Version: eDrawings 2011 SP05

To disable Web help from within SOLIDWORKS and use local help instead, click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help.

To report problems encountered with the Web help interface and search, contact your local support representative. To provide feedback on individual help topics, use the “Feedback on this topic” link on the individual topic page.