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Add Note to Document

When you add a note to a document, it appears in the Note column on the History/Notes tab of the Document Information dialog box and in the SolidWorks Explorer client.

You must be the owner of the document to add a note.

To add a note to a document:

  1. Right-click a document in the vault view and select Add Note. In the SolidWorks Explorer client, you can also select a document and click Add Note on the Mini Toolbar.

    The Add Note to Document dialog box displays information about the document and lists any reference documents.

  2. To add the note to references, select the references in the Select references to add note to window.

  3. Under Additional information, type a note into the Enter note box.

  4. Click Add Note.

You can also Output to file from this dialog box.


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