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Info: SOLIDWORKS System Options (KB12121012)

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Info: SOLIDWORKS System Options

This document outlines the various settings that should be applied to optimize SOLIDWORKS for generating models using DriveWorks.

These settings could also apply when capturing model data.

SOLIDWORKS System Options

SOLIDWORKS system options can be found from the SOLIDWORKS Tools menu, select Options:

System Option CategoryOptionSetting
GeneralOpen last used document(s) at startupNever
Messages/Errors/WarningsWhen rebuild error occursContinue
PerformanceAutomatically load components lightweightUncheck
PerformanceAlways resolve sub-assembliesCheck
PerformanceCheck out-of-date lightweight componentsDon't Check
PerformanceResolve lightweight componentsAlways
PerformanceRebuild assembly on loadAlways
AssembliesUse Large Assembly Mode to improve performance.
This option is not available in SOLIDWORKS 2020 and newer.
AssembliesUse Lightweight mode and Large Assembly Settings when the number of components exceeds:Uncheck
AssembliesUse Large Design Review mode when the number of components exceeds:Uncheck
External ReferencesOpen referenced documents with read-only accessUncheck
External ReferencesDon't prompt to save read-only referenced documentsCheck
External ReferencesAutomatically generate names for referenced geometryUncheck
External ReferencesUpdate component names when documents are replacedCheck

Knowledge Base Article Ref:KB12121012