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Table Templates

Standard templates for Bills of Materials, Hole Tables, Revision Tables, Weldment Cut Lists, Weld Tables, and Title Block Tables are available in <install_dir>\solidworks\lang\<language>. You can specify a different folder, and you can save and use custom templates.


File Name Extension

General Table
Bill of Materials
Hole Table
Revision Table
Weldment Cut List
Weld Table
Title Block Table


The software does not provide a template for general tables.

Custom templates contain headings and formatting, but not table contents.

The table PropertyManagers remember the last used template.

To change the location of table templates:

  1. Click Options , File Locations.

  2. Under Show folders for, select:

  • BOM Templates

  • Hole Table Templates

  • Revision Table Templates

  • Weldment Cut List Templates

  • Title Block Table Template

  • Weld Table Template

  1. Click Add, browse to a folder, and click OK.

To save a custom template:

  1. Insert a table into a drawing.

  2. Customize the table.

  1. Right-click in the table and select Save As.

  2. In the Save As dialog box, type in the template name, browse to a folder, and click Save.

To use a custom template:

  1. When inserting a table, under Table Template in the PropertyManager, click Open table template .

  2. In the Select Template dialog box, browse to a template for this table type, and click Open.

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