Expanding and Collapsing all Components in the SOLIDWORKS Model Tree

Thursday May 23, 2013 at 3:40pm
Expanding and Collapsing all Components in the SOLIDWORKS Model Tree With the new 2013 functionality of producing a new flat view for parts,
Expanding and Collapsing all Components in the Sol
wouldn’t it be useful to have a similar setting for Assemblies?
 
 
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 (*)
 
 
To collapse the tree again, you can Right Click and select Collapse Items or the keyboard shortcut, Shift + C
 
CollapseThis can be useful when using the some of the Select options, which do not automatically expand the model tree.
 
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Written: May 2013, Richard EarleyUpdated: June 2021, Aaron Moore

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