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Inserting a Design Table

A design table allows you to build multiple configurations of parts or assemblies by specifying parameters in an embedded Microsoft Excel worksheet.


  • When you use design tables in the SolidWorks software, it is important to format the tables properly.

  • To use design tables, you must have Microsoft Excel installed on your computer.


There are several different ways to insert a design table. Click one of the following for instructions on how to insert a design table:

To have the SolidWorks software insert a design table automatically:

To insert a blank design table:

To insert an external Microsoft Excel file as a design table:

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