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Opening Models with Referenced Toolbox Components

When you open an assembly, SolidWorks® automatically finds references to Toolbox components in your Toolbox folder, even if the assembly is created from a separate Toolbox installation, for example, from outside your company. You can set this behavior, which is applied to all new SolidWorks installations by default, from a Hole Wizard/Toolbox system option.
To set SolidWorks to search the Toolbox folder for referenced Toolbox components:
  1. Click Options (Standard toolbar).
  2. Click Hole Wizard/Toolbox.
  3. Select Make this folder the default search location for Toolbox components.
The system option Make this folder the default search location for Toolbox components is useful when you open models whose toolbox components do not reference your Toolbox folder. If you clear the system option, SolidWorks does not automatically search the Toolbox folder for references to Toolbox components.

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