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Sending Files

You can email SolidWorks eDrawings files to others using the Send tool. The email contains detailed instructions for the recipient about how to use the eDrawings application.

This functionality is not available in 64-bit eDrawings.

To send a file:

  1. Open a file to send.

  2. Click Send or File, Send.

  3. Select one of the following:

  • eDrawings file (.edrw, .eprt, .easm). Attaches a copy of the active document saved as an eDrawings file.

  • Zip (.zip). Attaches a copy of the file as an executable (.exe) file, saved in a zip file. The recipient needs an application to unzip the file.

  • HTML page (.htm). Attaches a copy of the file as an HTML file. If your default outgoing mail format is set to HTML, the eDrawings HTML is embedded directly in the email.

  • Executable (.exe). Attaches a copy of the file as an executable (.exe) file.

  1. Click OK.

    The default email message box appears with the new file attached.

  2. In the email message box, enter the email address and a subject, then click Send.

See also Review-Enabled Files.


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