Introduction
Administration
User Interface
SolidWorks Fundamentals
Basic Concepts
Basic Commands: Cut, Copy, Paste, Undo, and Redo
Help, Search, and Web Resources
Document Basics
Creating a New SolidWorks Document
Document Templates
Creating a Template
Units and Dimension Standard
Default Templates Options
Creating Additional Template Tabs
Opening Documents
Recent Documents and Open Documents
SolidWorks Documents in Windows Explorer
Dragging Files
Saving Documents
Closing Documents
Multi-User Environment
Printing
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SolidWorks Options
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File Properties
Measure Tool
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Equations
Industry-Specific Design Tools
Xperts Overview
Add-Ins
SolidWorks Fast Start
Object Linking and Embedding
Recording and Playing Macros
Previous Release Interoperability
SolidWorks API
SolidWorks Task Scheduler
Moving from 2D to 3D
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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Creating a Template

To create a template:

  1. Click New (Standard toolbar) or File > New.
  2. Double-click the type of template that you want to create: Part, Assembly, or Drawing.
  3. Click Options Tool_Options_Standard.gif (Standard toolbar) or Tools > Options.
  4. On the Document Properties tab, select options to customize your new document template, then click OK.

    Only options on the Document Properties tab are saved in a document template.

  5. Click File > Save As.
  6. Select a template type for Save as type:
    • Part Templates (*.prtdot)
    • Assembly Templates (*.asmdot)
    • Drawing Templates (*.drwdot)
  7. Type a name for File name.
  8. Browse to a folder, then click Save.


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