Expanding and Collapsing all Components in the SOLIDWORKS Model Tree

Thursday May 23, 2013 at 3:40pm
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Expanding and Collapsing all Components in the SOLIDWORKS Model Tree
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With the new 2013 functionality of producing a new flat view for parts, wouldn’t it be useful to have a similar setting for Assemblies?
 
Show flat tree view
 
Flat Tree view can also be activated by Ctrl + T
 
In Assemblies, if you select the top level assembly in the Feature Manger and press the Asterisk Key (*)
 
SOLIDWORKS feature manager
 
To collapse the tree again, you can Right Click and select Collapse Items or the keyboard shortcut, Shift + C
 
Collapse Items
 
This can be useful when using the some of the Select options, which do not automatically expand the model tree.
 
Select mated to...
 
Richard Earley
 
Application Engineer
Solid Solutions Management
 

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