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Overview of 2D Command Line Emulator

The 2D Command Line Emulator is a SolidWorks Add-In that allows you to type commands as you would in AutoCAD.

Activating 2D Command Line Emulator

You can activate the 2D Command Line Emulator by clicking Tools > Add-Ins and selecting SolidWorks 2D Emulator from the list of add-ins. The command line appears at the bottom of the screen when you open a document. To turn off the emulator, click Tools > Add-Ins again, and clear the SolidWorks 2D Emulator check box.

SolidWorks 2D Emulator is only available in the 32-bit version of SolidWorks. It is not available in the 64-bit version of SolidWorks.

Accessing 2D Command Line Emulator Help

You can access the 2D Command Line Emulator Help by typing Help on the command line or clicking Help > 2D Command Emulator Help when the emulator is active.


The SolidWorks software supports the following AutoCAD commands. Commands beginning with an apostrophe (') can be used as Transparent Commands.

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