Introduction
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User Interface
SolidWorks Fundamentals
Moving from 2D to 3D
Moving from 2D to 3D
Moving from 2D to 3D Overview
Terminology
Approach to Modeling
Approach to Modeling Overview
Types of Models
Sketching Versus Drawing
Feature-based Models
Types of Files
Glass Box Visualization
Templates
Parametric Dimensions
Design Intent
Configurations
Exploded Views
User Interface
Sketching Concepts
Drawings and Detailing
AutoCAD to SolidWorks Command Map
Using Imported 2D CAD Data
2D Emulator
Assemblies
CircuitWorks
Configurations
SolidWorks Costing
Design Checker
Design Studies in SolidWorks
Detailing and Drawings
DFMXpress
DriveWorksXpress
FloXpress
Import and Export
Model Display
Mold Design
Motion Studies
Parts and Features
Routing
Sheet Metal
Simulation
SimulationXpress
Sketching
Sustainability Products
SolidWorks Utilities
Tolerancing
TolAnalyst
Toolbox
Weldments
Workgroup PDM
Troubleshooting
Glossary
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Templates

SolidWorks provides templates for parts, assemblies, and a variety of drawing styles. You can create custom templates by opening existing templates (or any document file), setting options and inserting items (title blocks, base parts, and so on), then saving the documents as templates.

Template files have the following extensions:
  • .prtdot (parts)
  • .asmdot (assemblies)
  • .drwdot (drawings)

The default template for the A size landscape drawing format includes standard formatting and text that you can edit in the drawing sheet format.

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