SolidWorks Tips and Tricks, Tips & Tricks

Bulk Update of Toolbox Properties

Bulk Update of Toolbox Properties

23 July, 2010

8 Comments
In this week’s tip, let’s explore how someone can update Toolbox properties in bulk. Thanks to Eric  van Essen from Javelin for giving me the idea for this tip! 1.      First, open your Toolbox Settings tool found in the Windows All Programs, SolidWorks, SolidWorks Tools menu.

o   Alternatively, you can also launch the Toolbox Settings tool from the SW Toolbox Browser (RMB Configure).

2.      Select the tab “2 – Customize Hardware” and navigate to the component you want to update properties for.

o   In my example, I will use Ansi Inch, Bolts and Screws, Hex Head, Hex Bolt

3.      From here, you can edit properties individually but if you want to edit in bulk, select the Import/Export button, left of the title bar, and select Export data… 4.      Save the Excel spreadsheet and edit the Part Number, Description & Comment columns as required. 5.      Once editing your Excel spreadsheet complete, start this procedure again but select Import data at Step 3 above. The result would look like this: [Original post]

This post was submitted by Michel Cloutier.

You may also like

8 Comments »

  • Monica says:

    thanks for the video cnc build tutorials, I have setteld on the Fine Line FLA100 but am researching CAD CAM and Controller software am going with Mach 3 as controller but am thoroughly confused on CAD and CAM I want to get them together in a single package. I only want to do cnc’ing as a hobby and maybe make a few dollars but I plan only to work in various woods. I prefer software that is only geared to my level of involvement. I don’t need expensive software with manufacturing tools. My question is What is the easiest to learn and suitable software for my needs. Thanks for your time Gary

  • bvtlbp says:

    MVXfSw , [url=http://otanacsklcly.com/]otanacsklcly[/url], [link=http://ilpehozapjme.com/]ilpehozapjme[/link], http://oaybskuqwgky.com/

  • a3636679 says:

    I’ve said that least 3636679 times. SCK was here

  • tory burch says:

    100+ Resources for Your Online Business

  • click here says:

    Unquestionably believe that which you stated. Your favourite reason seemed to be on the web the simplest factor to consider of. I say to you, I definitely get annoyed even as other people think about concerns that they just do not recognise about. You controlled to hit the nail upon the highest and defined out the whole thing without having side-effects , people could take a signal. Will probably be back to get more. Thank you

  • Discover More says:

    Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering if you knew of any widgets I could add to my blog that automatically tweet my newest twitter updates. I’ve been looking for a plug-in like this for quite some time and was hoping maybe you would have some experience with something like this. Please let me know if you run into anything. I truly enjoy reading your blog and I look forward to your new updates.

  • Thanks for your marvelous posting! I seriously enjoyed reading it, you can be a great author. I will always bookmark your blog and definitely will come back later on. I want to encourage you to ultimately continue your great posts, have a nice weekend!

  • apartemen murah says:

    Hi Dear, are you actually visiting this web page daily, if so after that you will without doubt take good know-how.

You must be logged in to post a comment.