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Edit the Porperty Tab Builder
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Edit the Porperty Tab Builder

Edit the Porperty Tab Builder

(OP)
I created my custom tab in a drawing (2014).
Now, how do I edit it? In SW Help it indicates:

"To edit a tab template:
In Property Tab Builder, click Open and browse to the template to edit.
Add new elements or change attributes of existing elements.
Click the down arrow on Save and select one:
Save. Saves the template to the same name and location and overwrites the existing template.
Save As. Saves the template to a new name or location. The existing template remains intact."

I don't see this option anywhere.
Am I going blind or this hidden?

Thanks.

Chris, CSWA
SolidWorks 14
ctopher's home
SolidWorks Legion

RE: Edit the Porperty Tab Builder

(OP)
I see I can get to it thru the start menu.
But, within SW, if I have a tab in a drawing, there is no way to edit it within SW...only via the start menu.

Chris, CSWA
SolidWorks 14
ctopher's home
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RE: Edit the Porperty Tab Builder

In the Task Pane (RH panel) under SolidWorks Tools, there should be a link to the PTB.

RE: Edit the Porperty Tab Builder

(OP)
Thanks CBL
I see the link to create the tab in the Task Pane, but once created there is no option to go back and edit it.
If you have it, can you show me a screen shot of where it is please?

Chris, CSWA
SolidWorks 14
ctopher's home
SolidWorks Legion

RE: Edit the Porperty Tab Builder

I think you to use the start button "property tab builder" link. I don't think there is one that is built inside of SW for editing.

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Scott Baugh, CSWP pc2
GEASWUG Greater Evansville Area SWUG Leader
www.scottjbaugh.com

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RE: Edit the Porperty Tab Builder

I'm not understanding the problem.

You can open the PTB, create the required templates for assys, drawings & parts and save them, but you then cannot access where they were saved?

I save my templates to a Custom Property Files folder via the File Locations option.

RE: Edit the Porperty Tab Builder

(OP)
I have the location saved.
When I open a dwg that uses the Tab, it opens in the Task Pane as shown.
So, is there a way to edit the Tab here other than going thru the Windows start menu?
I don't see anything within the Task Pane for editing.

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Chris, CSWA
SolidWorks 14
ctopher's home
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RE: Edit the Porperty Tab Builder

(OP)
Thanks CBL!
I knew it was somewhere, just couldn't see it.

Chris, CSWA
SolidWorks 14
ctopher's home
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