View Recent Files

You can view a list of recent files opened in the software in the following locations:

  • Windows® Start menu: App list and tiles
  • Search Windows: Search results for the SOLIDWORKS® 2020 software
  • Windows taskbar

To view recent files:

  1. From the Windows Start Menu, click Settings > Personalization > Start.
  2. Verify that Show app list in Start menu and Show recently opened items in Jump Lists on Start or the taskbar are On.
  3. Close the Windows Settings dialog box.
  4. From the Windows Start Menu, right-click the SOLIDWORKS 2020 icon from the app list.

    A list of files appears under Recent.