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Customizing Parts with Part Numbers: Exporting and Importing a Configuration List

To assign part numbers to your Toolbox parts, you can export a configuration list to a Microsoft® Excel file, type part numbers in the file, and then import the edited file into SolidWorks Toolbox.

To export and import a configuration list:

  1. From Windows, click Start > All Programs > SolidWorks version > SolidWorks Tools > Toolbox Settings .
  2. Click 2 - Customize Your Hardware.
  3. On the Customize Hardware page, select an individual component.
  4. At the upper right of the configuration list, click Import/Export and click Export Data.
  5. Select a location for the spreadsheet file and click OK.
  6. In Microsoft Excel, open the spreadsheet.
  7. In the row for each configuration, type part numbers, descriptions, and comments in the appropriate columns.

    Important: Do not change other values or add columns. The other property values must not change for the import to succeed.

  8. Save and close the spreadsheet.
  9. In Toolbox, on the Customize Hardware page, click Import/Export and click Import Data.
  10. Browse to the spreadsheet file and click OK.


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