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Summary of Design Table Parameters

NOTES:

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

  • The parameter syntax (header cells) are not case sensitive.

 

Parameter Syntax
(header cell)

Legal Values
(body cell)

Default if Value is Left Blank

Parts only

 

 

$configuration @part_name

configuration name

not evaluated

$configuration @feature_name

configuration name

not evaluated

 

Parts and Assemblies

 

 

 

$comment

any text string

empty

$description

any text string

configuration name

$partnumber

any text string

configuration name

$state @feature_name

Suppressed, S
Unsuppressed, U

Unsuppressed

dimension @feature_name
- or -
dimension
@sketch_name

any legal decimal value for the dimension

not evaluated

$hw-size

any value listed in Size in the Hole Wizard PropertyManager

smallest hole size available

$parent

parent configuration name

property is undefined

$prp @property

any text string

property is undefined

$state @equation_number@equations

Suppressed, S
Unsuppressed, U

Unsuppressed

$state @lighting_name

Suppressed, S
Unsuppressed, U

Unsuppressed

$state @sketch_relation@sketch_name

Suppressed, S
Unsuppressed, U

Unsuppressed

$user_notes

any text string

not evaluated

$color

32-bit integer specifying RGB (red, green, blue) color

zero (black)

$sw-mass

any legal decimal value for the mass

The calculated value of mass in the Mass Properties dialog box.

$sw-cog

any legal decimal value for the coordinates of the center of gravity, in the format x, y, z

The calculated value of mass in the Mass Properties dialog box.

$tolerance @dimension_name

See Tolerance Keywords and Syntax in Design Tables.

NONE, or for a derived configuration, the tolerance value of its parent.

 

Assemblies only

 

 

$displaystate

display state name

For new configurations, Display State-1. For existing configurations, the name of that configuration's most recently active display state.

$fixed

Yes (or Y) for fixed
No
(or N) for not fixed (floating)

Not fixed (floating)

$state @component_name<instance>

Resolved, R
Suppressed, S

Resolved

$configuration @component_name<instance>

configuration name

The name of the configuration that is active when you create the cell.

NOTE: If the component uses a derived configuration, and the value is left blank, the configuration used is linked to its parent.

$never_expand_in_BOM

Yes (never expand)
No (allow to expand)

No

 

Obsolete parameters

 

 

$show@component_name<instance>

$SHOW is obsolete. See Visibility of Components in Design Tables.

 



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