Hide Table of Contents

Accepting Features

You have several streamlined ways to accept features you create, including right-click actions, using the Confirmation Corner, and using standard PropertyManager commands.

After creating a preview of a feature, you can:

  • Right-click and select OK or Cancel from the shortcut menu.
  • Right-click when the pointer changes to to accept the preview, or click to return to the preview without accepting the values

Confirmation Corner

Another way to accept features is to use the Confirmation Corner. You can:
  • Click the OK or Cancel icons that appear in the Confirmation Corner of the SolidWorks graphics area.

  • Click the Exit Sketch icon in the Confirmation Corner to finish the sketch or click the Cancel Sketch icon to discard changes to the sketch.

To turn off the Confirmation Corner, click Options and clear Enable Confirmation Corner.


In an active PropertyManager, you can:
  • Click OK or press Enter.
  • Click Cancel cancel.png or press Esc.

Provide feedback on this topic

SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. Click here for information about technical support.

* Required

Subject:   Feedback on Help Topics
Page:   Accepting Features
*   I acknowledge I have read and I hereby accept the privacy policy under which my Personal Data will be used by Dassault Systèmes

Print Topic

Select the scope of content to print:


We have detected you are using a browser version older than Internet Explorer 7. For optimized display, we suggest upgrading your browser to Internet Explorer 7 or newer.

 Never show this message again

Web Help Content Version: SOLIDWORKS 2014 SP05

To disable Web help from within SOLIDWORKS and use local help instead, click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help.

To report problems encountered with the Web help interface and search, contact your local support representative. To provide feedback on individual help topics, use the “Feedback on this topic” link on the individual topic page.