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Creating a Design Table

To create a design table, you define the names of the configurations you want to create, you specify the parameters you want to control, and you assign values for each parameter.

There are several ways to create a design table:

  • Insert a new, empty design table in the model, and enter the design table information directly in the worksheet. When you finish entering the design table information, the new configurations are automatically created in the model.

  • Have the SolidWorks software automatically create the design table. SolidWorks loads all configured parameters and their associated values from a part or assembly.

  • Create a design table worksheet as a separate operation in Microsoft Excel. Save the worksheet, then insert it in the model document to create the configurations.

You can insert a partially completed worksheet, then edit it later to add more configurations, to control additional parameters, or to update values.

When you use design tables in the SolidWorks software, it is important to format the tables properly.



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