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Activating the Toolbox Add-ins

Once installed, you must activate the SolidWorks Toolbox add-ins.

Toolbox has two add-ins:
  • SolidWorks Toolbox loads Beam Calculator, Bearing Calculator, and the tools for creating cams, grooves, and structural steel.
  • SolidWorks Toolbox Browser loads the Toolbox configuration tool and the Toolbox Design Library task pane, where you can access Toolbox components.

To activate Toolbox add-ins:

  1. From the SolidWorks menu, click Tools > Add-Ins.
  2. In the Add-Ins dialog box, under Active Add-ins and Start Up, select SolidWorks Toolbox, SolidWorks Toolbox Browser, or both.

    You can also activate the SolidWorks Toolbox Browser add-in by clicking Add in now in the Toolbox Design Library task pane.

  3. Click OK.

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