Pack and Go Overview

Gathers all related files for a model design (parts, assemblies, drawings, references, design tables, Design Binder content, decals, appearances, and scenes,and SOLIDWORKS Simulation results) into a folder or zip file.

To access Pack and Go:

  • In SOLIDWORKS, click File > Pack and Go.
  • In Window Explorer or SOLIDWORKS Task Pane File Explorer, right-click a SOLIDWORKS document and select SOLIDWORKS > Pack and Go.
  • In SOLIDWORKS Explorer, select a SOLIDWORKS document and choose SOLIDWORKS Pack and Go.

Files that are embedded (Design Journal, for example) are part of the document and are included without being listed in the Pack and Go dialog box.

When you open Pack and Go from an Explorer, the document and its references are listed. When you open it from within the SOLIDWORKS application, the following types of files are also included:
  • Drawings in user-specified folders
  • Custom and default decals, appearances, and scenes
  • Parent parts of derived and mirrored parts
  • Linked documents in the Design Binder folder
  • Linked design table documents
  • SOLIDWORKS Simulation results documents

In the Pack and Go dialog box, choose to save to a folder or zip file.

  • If a specified folder does not exist, it is created.
  • If you choose to email a zip file, an email message with the zip file attached is opened for you to address and send.