new or modifying existing toolbox parts is a very common activity in
SOLIDWORKS, however until recently I have never used the toolbox application to
do this. Previously I have created my new custom toolbox parts from within
SOLIDWORKS by simply adding a configuration. The toolbox application makes this
process much quicker and is more conveniently organised so you can stay on top
of your components.
To access the Customize
From Windows, click Start > All Programs > SOLIDWORKS
version > SOLIDWORKS Tools > Toolbox Settings. Or alternatively search “toolbox
settings <SOLIDWORKS version>”.
- Click 2 - Customize Your Hardware.
To configure a particular type
Right-click the folder or component in the SOLIDWORKS Design
Library task pane and select Configure.
- You customize hardware by selecting individual components and
setting their property values.
To display a component:
- Click a standard in the left pane and expand its categories and
types, or click the folder icons in the right pane. Under a type, select a component.
The page shows the component icon, name, and the number of possible
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