Hide Table of Contents

Saving and Loading CircuitWorks Options

To transfer your CircuitWorks options to another computer or to share them with another user, you can save them to an .xml file.

You access the settings by loading the saved settings file.

Saving CircuitWorks Options

To save CircuitWorks options:

  1. In the CircuitWorks Options dialog box, modify options as needed.
  2. Expand Settings and click Save Settings.
  3. In the Save CircuitWorks options file dialog box:
    1. Specify the location to save the options.
      If you share the settings with another user, make sure the network location where you save them is accessible to that user.
    2. Use the default file name ecadopt.xml or type a file name.
      The extension must be .xml.
    3. Click OK.

Loading CircuitWorks Options

To load CircuitWorks options:

  1. In the CircuitWorks Options dialog box, expand Settings and click Load Settings.
  2. In the Load CircuitWorks options file dialog box, navigate to the location containing saved options files.
  3. Select an options file and click Open.
    Options files must be .xml files.
    The settings in the CircuitWorks Options dialog box update to match those in the saved options file.

Provide feedback on this topic

SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. Click here for information about technical support.

* Required

Subject:   Feedback on Help Topics
Page:   Saving and Loading CircuitWorks Options
*   I acknowledge I have read and I hereby accept the privacy policy under which my Personal Data will be used by Dassault Systèmes

Print Topic

Select the scope of content to print:


We have detected you are using a browser version older than Internet Explorer 7. For optimized display, we suggest upgrading your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or newer.

 Never show this message again

Web Help Content Version: 2016 SP05

To disable Web help from within SOLIDWORKS and use local help instead, click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help.

To report problems encountered with the Web help interface and search, contact your local support representative. To provide feedback on individual help topics, use the “Feedback on this topic” link on the individual topic page.