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
Expanding and Collapsing all Components in the SOLIDWORKS Model Tree...read more
 
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.
 
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Richard Earley
 
Application Engineer
Solid Solutions Management
 

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