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The menus contain nearly all the SolidWorks commands.

To display the menus, pause the pointer over the SolidWorks logo in the upper left hand corner. Click pin_icon.gif to pin the menus.

Menus and menu items are available depending on the active document type and work flow customization. Many commands are also available in:

  • CommandManager
  • Toolbars
  • Shortcut menus
  • Task Pane

You can customize menus to hide or show items, and you can hide all menus in full screen mode.

When Interactive What's New is on and a menu item is new in the current release, appears next to the menu item. Click to access information about the new functionality.

Some commands are available only on shortcut menus; for example:
  • Recent Commands
  • Create sub-weldment
  • Insert into New Part (molds, sub-weldments)

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