Every now and then there is a need to email a SOLIDWORKS
part to a colleague/customer, but the files might take quite a bit of space on
disk. And sending a document over 10MB over email is slow and unreliable. If only
there was a way to compress the part file very quickly and with least amount of
Select all the features in the tree > suppress > save
part as a copy. That’s it!
Have a look at this:
Now select everything in the tree, and suppress:
Save as a copy and continue:
A there’s the result:
Now you’re not sending the built part itself, but only instructions to build the part – which are virtually the same thing in the
world of parametric modelling!
SOLIDWORKS Application Engineer