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Retrieving a saved template 2013

Retrieving a saved template 2013

Retrieving a saved template 2013

This SW2013x64 Edition SP0

Under Options/Document Properties, I chose my preferred settings for units and visual dimension scheme. Then I saved as part.prtdot (template).

How do I retrieve the template to open it? Where is it actually stored?

I have not closed the document so I tried a Save As. It gives a path of: << Local Disk (C:)> Program Data> SolidWorks> SoldWorks 2013> Templates.

If I try to open it, there is NO Program Data file under Local Disk (C:)

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RE: Retrieving a saved template 2013

Just search your drive for the particular file.

RE: Retrieving a saved template 2013

Have you set your file paths for your templates, in the System Options\File locations? I use a special path for all my custom templates, I don't want to have them confused with the standard SW templates.

Scott Baugh, CSWP pc2
Gryphon Environmental


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