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Workspace Options

You can adjust the workspace when working in SolidWorks to reflect your monitor environment.

Setting Workspace Options

To set workspace options for your monitor setup:

  1. Select View > Workspace.
  2. Select your monitor type to optimize the SolidWorks display:
    • Default. Arranges the SolidWorks window with the CommandManager at the top and PropertyManagers on the left.
    • Widescreen. Arranges the SolidWorks window with the CommandManager to the left of the FeatureManager Design Tree and PropertyManagers on the right.
    • Dual Monitor. Displays SolidWorks on one monitor and a detached CommandManager and PropertyManagers on the other.

Customizing Workspace Menu Options

To customize the workspace menu options:

  1. Select View > Workspace > Customize Menu .

  2. Clear or select workspace menu options as required and click away from the dialog box.

    For example, clear Widescreen, and click in the graphics area to display only the Default and Dual Monitor options.

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