The integration of speedyPDM in SOLIDWORKS ® takes place as an additional application (addin).
The speedyPDM Solidworks addin provides, in addition to the usual menus and toolboxes, a rollup window or alternatively a task window.


The rollup window is positioned above the title bar of Solidworks and opens automatically when you move the mouse pointer over the title bar.
Alternatively, the rollup window can also be displayed in the task window area. The configuration parameter [solidworks.rollup.dockable] controls the behaviour.

If the rollup window is not placed in the task window area, it automatically closes again when you work in Solidworks.

The rollup window has a similar structure to the speedyexplorer with the exception of the navigation bar, which has been implemented in the form of a drop-down list to save space.

The position of the individual sections in the rollup window can be adjusted manually and are saved by user.

The navigation area is located in the upper part of the roll-up window in the form of a drop-down list.
The operation is similar to the navigation in speedy-Explorer.

Navigation in the rollup window

Click on the [-] or [+] symbol to open or close the corresponding tree.
The same is achieved by double-clicking on the container symbol.
Double-clicking on a directory entry sets the working directory and closes the navigation window.

After selecting a path, the documents are already displayed in the background.

To the right of the navigation bar is a toolbox for project and folder management:

Move up one level in the folder structure
Create a new container.
If the vault is active in the navigation, a new project folder is created.
If a project folder or another container is active, a new subfolder is created.
Edit folder properties
Update structure view
Project visibility on/off.


Navigation history back
Navigation history forward
New document
Open document (model or assembly)
Open drawing
Check-in document
Share document
Document properties
View document
Delete document
Refresh view
Search document
User options

The speedy Ribbon Bar

Create new document

There are several options to choose from:


  • You create a new file with the Solidworks command File “ New.
  • You create the model or assembly using the usual Solidworks methods.
  • You select the Solidworks command File ” Save.
  • The speedy dialogue “New Document” appears.
    Enter your details for the new item.

Rollup window:

  • Select the command “New Document”.
  • The speedy New Document dialogue appears.
    Enter your details for the new item.
    speedy creates a new document and creates an empty document file based on the template.
  • The new article is marked in the document list.
  • Select the “Open Document” command.
  • The empty document file opens.

Open document

There are several options to choose from:


  • Select the Solidworks command File “ Open.
  • The speedy dialogue Open file is displayed.
  • Select the desired document and confirm the dialogue with Open.

Rollup window:

  • Search for the document to be opened.
  • Select the command “Open document”.

Open drawings

Menu speedy ” Open drawing
Context menu assembly “ Open drawing
Open drawing toolbox

Opens the drawing for the currently opened model (part/assembly).
If no drawing exists yet, a drawing is automatically created and opened based on the templates defined in the document type.
If several drawing templates have been defined, a selection is made from the list of possible templates.

If the drawing template already contains predefined views, these are automatically filled with the model.

Open component

Menu speedy ” Open part/assembly
Context menu assembly “ Open part/assembly
Open component toolbox

If you have opened an assembly and want to open a component or subassembly for editing, you must use the speedy command Open Part/Assembly. Parts and sub-assemblies are only loaded in read-only mode when opening an assembly to prevent unnecessary check-outs from the speedy database and unintentional changes. Therefore, if you use the Solidworks command to open parts, they will be opened in read-only mode.

Open component drawing

Menu speedy ” Open component drawing
Context menu assembly “ Open component drawing

Opens the drawing file of the selected component.

Insert component

You have opened an assembly and want to insert an existing part or another assembly. You have various options to choose from:


  • Select the Solidworks command Insert ” Component “ Existing Part/Assembly.
  • Select the SEARCH button.
  • The speedy Open File dialogue is displayed.
  • Select the desired document and confirm the dialogue with OPEN.

Rollup window:

  • Locate the document to be opened.
  • Select the document in the document list.
  • Drag and drop into the Solidworks drawing area while holding down the left mouse button.
  • The part or assembly linked to the document is inserted into the current assembly and “hangs” on the mouse pointer.

If the document contains configurations or is a variant part, the Edit Variant dialogue appears after insertion.


When saving assemblies, the system checks whether the assembly still contains parts or subassemblies that do not belong to the current project.

The message can only be confirmed with OK. The file is saved in any case. Use the command Rename Component to rename parts that do not belong to the project.

If the current file is used several times, a message window also appears when saving:

You now have the option of checking-in the file under a new item number or saving it under the same name.

Saving and closing

To close a document managed in speedy you should select the command Save+Close from the speedymenu or the speedytoolbox.

Menu speedy ” Save+Close
Ribbon speedy “ Save+Close

The model is zoomed into the window and an isometric view is set to provide a meaningful file preview, then the file is saved and closed.

Copy and replace component

Menu speedy ” Copy and replace component
Context menu assembly “ Copy and replace component

Used to replace components that are not part of the project.

Meaning of the input fields

Components List of selected components
Select automatically Searches for all components in the 1st level that need to be replaced.
Replace selected components only Replaces only the selected components.
Replace complete structure Replaces the selected components and their subassemblies and subcomponents.

When you confirm the properties page with OK, speedy works through the selected components in sequence and then copies and replaces them. To do this, the speedydialogue [New Document] appears for each component, in which you define the document name. Before the dialogue appears, speedy checks the Solidworks file for defined properties and, depending on the degree of recognition, fills in the document type, the name and the supplier.

If the option “Replace selected components only” was selected and it is an already managed speedy document, a new number is automatically assigned. The new document is created in the container of the current assembly. In this case, no new dialogue appears.

Replace complete structure:
If you have selected the option Replace complete structure, the following dialogue appears:

The dialogue shows the complete assembly structure and all associated files.

The tree structure distinguishes the following features in the display:

  • Entries in green font represent an already known speedy document.
  • Entries in blue font represent an unknown local file.
  • Entries in red font represent a file that does not exist.
  • Entries in grey font represent an additional file with the same name as a main entry.
  • Bold Entries written in bold are main entries for which there may be additional files with the same name.

Purchased parts/U-Parts

Frequently, purchased, standard or customer parts must be described with the help of an assembly file and several parts files. A typical example is a pneumatic cylinder. In order to be able to use movement or different installation states, an assembly file with corresponding part files must be constructed. However, the administration is only interested in the cylinder as a whole.
For this purpose, either all document types that do not have a parts list are treated as a “parts” document type or the document types are enumerated with the configuration parameter [inventor.partrename.partdoctypes].

If an assembly file is now stored in SOLIDWORKS in speedy and a “parts” document type is selected in the New dialogue, all components are automatically checked-in as U-parts:

Purchased part cylinder with U-parts

Add more U-parts
If you want to add more U-parts to an existing purchased part, add the component to the SOLIDWORKS assembly using the usual means. Now use the speedy “Copy and Replace Component” command.

Select the component and check “Copy and replace selected components only”.
The component is now automatically added to the speedy document as a U-part and renamed accordingly.

Replace U-parts
If you need to replace certain U-parts in an existing purchased part, open the SOLIDWORKS assembly for editing.
Now replace the desired U-parts with the new components.
Now use the speedy command “Copy and replace component”.
Select the component and do not mark anything else in the dialogue.
The component is now automatically added to the speedy document as a U-part and renamed accordingly.

Convert assembly to purchased part

To convert an assembly with managed components into a purchased part with U-parts, carry out the following steps:

  • Open the assembly in SOLIDWORKS.
  • Save as command.
  • In the New dialogue, select a document type “K - Purchase Part”, for example.
  • The new purchased part item is created.
  • The components are converted into U-parts.

Convert purchased part to assembly

To convert a purchased part with U-parts into an assembly with managed components perform the following steps:

  • Open the purchased part (assembly with U-parts).
  • Command “Save as”.
  • In the New dialogue select e.g. the document type “B - Assembly”.
  • The assembly part is created.
  • Command “Copy and replace component”.
  • Select the U-parts.
  • Activate the option “Copy and replace selected components only”.
  • The new dialogue appears for each U-part.

Replace component with current version

Replaces the selected component with the latest version of the item.

Part Usage

Displays the part usage of the current file or the selected component.

Reference Manager

Opens the reference manager for the current assembly file (see also Reference Manager)


speedyPDM supports mirroring of individual parts as well as assemblies. speedyPDM intervenes in the Solidworks save dialogue.

Use the known mechanisms for mirroring parts or assemblies in Solidworks:

An article is also created for the mirrored part in speedy.
The mirrored part is linked to the original part in speedy (relation MIRRORED).
This ensures that when the original part is released, the mirrored part is also released.

Release of mirrored parts
Please note:
When an original part is changed, the mirrored part is also taken into work.
To ensure that the changes are also applied to the mirrored part, you should also open the mirrored part.
Releasing a mirrored part does not release the original part.
Mirrored parts should not be released directly. Always release only the original part.

Edit parts list

Opens the parts list dialogue with the current assembly parts list.
If there is no BOM yet, the BOM is created automatically.
Menu speedy ” Edit parts list
Edit Bill of Materials Toolbox
Context menu assembly “ Edit parts list

To update the speedy parts list, the Solidworks assembly is analysed.

The following Solidworks settings are taken into account:

  • Suppressed components are not included in the parts list.
  • Components that are located in a defined feature container are not included in the parts list. Administratively, names can be defined for feature containers that are excluded from the BOM.
  • Component property “Exclude from BOM”.
  • Configuration property “Do not show child components in BOMs if used as subassembly.

Assembly and drawing opened:
If you have opened the assembly and the corresponding drawing, you must save changes in the assembly before switching to the drawing.
When you save, the speedy parts list is updated. This ensures that BOM changes are immediately visible in the drawing.

Search parts list item

Search for an item by item number or document number.

Insert text

Inserts a text into a drawing, which is replaced according to the translation when the language is switched.

Switch language

Switches the language in the drawing according to the set project language.
The texts in the title block and manually inserted texts are switched.
Customer-specific title blocks defined in the project settings are also switched.

Fix component

Moves the selected component to the assembly origin and fixes it there.

Select/Edit Variant

In the Select Variant dialogue you can select an existing Solidworks configuration or, if the item is a variant item, create a new variant.
Menu speedy ” Edit Variant
Edit Variant Toolbox
Context menu part/assembly ” Edit variant

Create new variant:
To create a new variant, select the entry “New variant” in the list or click the button. In the variable list, all variant variables in the Value column are now filled with “???”. Define the respective variable values. If you have entered the last variable, speedy searches whether a variant with the entered values already exists and marks it; otherwise, a new variant with the values is created.

Save as

Saves the active file in an additional file format.
The additional file is checked-in with the same file name in the same directory as the current file. Depending on the opened file type (sldprt, sldasm, smddrw), different storage formats are available.

User Options

Opens the dialogue for editing the user options.

Reset Messages/Errors/Warnings

Some warnings, error messages and user queries can be deactivated by selecting an option “Do not ask this question again” or “Do not report this notice again” in the message dialogue. These deactivated messages can be reactivated using this command. A dialogue with all deactivated messages appears. Select all messages that are to be reactivated, i.e. that are to reappear the next time a message is displayed, and confirm the dialogue with OK.

Material / Mass properties

Material can be exchanged bidirectionally from speedy.
The mass properties (weight, volume, …) are normally only read by speedy. The weight is an exception.

Case 1:

  • The mass properties are determined automatically by Solidworks, depending on the material or its density.
  • In speedy the item property WEIGHT is read-only.
  • ⇒ The weight is read in from the CAD model and saved in the article master.

Case 2:

  • The item property WEIGHT is not write-protected.
  • No material is defined in the article master.
  • ⇒ The weight is transferred from speedy to the model and the property “Overwrite mass properties” is set.

Case 3:

  • The item property WEIGHT is not write-protected.
  • A material is defined in the item master.
  • ⇒ The weight is read from the model into the item master.
  • ⇒ If the weight is changed manually in speedy, this is transferred to the model. The property “Overwrite mass properties” is set.
  • ⇒ If the material in speedy changes, the property “Overwrite mass properties” is deactivated again and Solidworks calculates automatically again.


System requirements

An addin is available for the following SOLIDWORKS versions:

SOLIDWORKS version speedy Addin
SOLIDWORKS 2016 swxSpeedy72016.dll (x64) (Support ends in 2020)
SOLIDWORKS 2017 swxSpeedy72017.dll (x64) (support ends 2021)
SOLIDWORKS 2018 swxSpeedy72018.dll (x64) (support ends 2022)
SOLIDWORKS 2019 swxSpeedy72019.dll (x64) (support ends 2023)
SOLIDWORKS 2020 swxSpeedy72020.dll (x64)
SOLIDWORKS 2021 swxSpeedy72021.dll (x64)
SOLIDWORKS 2022 swxSpeedy72022.dll (x64)
SOLIDWORKS 2023 swxSpeedy72023.dll (x64)

Register additional application

You need administrative rights to register the add-on application in Solidworks.
Since Windows 7, you should note that when executing “As Administrator” commands, the linked network drives are normally not available. References to files must always be made via UNC specification (\\servername\release\...) .

Variant 1: Within Solidworks

You have administrative rights on the workstation. Start Solidworks and select the command “Open file”. In the open dialogue, set the file type filter “Add-Ins (*.dll)” and select the file swxSpeedy72023.dll in the speedy directory.

Note that for 32 bit Solidworks the add-in file has to be selected from the speedy directory bin32 and for 64 bit Solidworks from the bin64 directory.
If the registration was successful, either speedy prompts you to log in directly or you have to activate it in the list of additional applications.

Variant 2: Manual

If all the above variants do not work, the registration should be done via console. For this purpose, a console window “As Administrator” must be executed.

In the console window, carry out the registration by transferring the add-in module.

regsvr32.exe  \\<server>\speedy_bin$\bin64\swxSpeedy72023.dll 

Variant 3: Batch file

Depending on the operating system, start the batch file register_solidworks.cmd in the speedy programme directory (bin32 or bin64). The Solidworks Add-In is registered with the operating system. From Windows 7 onwards, you should run the batch file “as administrator”.


File Properties

The assignment of speedy/PDM document properties to file properties is done with the help of a configuration and assignment file (see also Konfiguration).

Assignment of document properties to file properties

Assignment of document properties to file properties is done in the configuration file swxSpeedy.ini.

Toolbox parts in parts lists

Assignment of file properties of Toolbox parts to BOM properties is done in the configuration file swxToolbox.ini. If toolbox parts are not managed in speedy, the file properties must be assigned to speedy properties so that the toolbox parts can be entered in the speedy parts list. In order for a toolbox part to be transferred from Solidworks to speedy, the item must either already be a managed document or a property must be assigned as a document number (dm_docno).

The following special properties are available:

swx.partnumber Either the recognised document number (dm_docno) because the component is already managed or file name of the component. Name of the component.
swx.component.title File name of the component
swx.component.reference Reference value of the component Configuration name of the component
swx.configuration.comment Comment of the configuration of the component
swx.configuration.alternatename Alternative name of the configuration
swx.configuration.usealternatename Use alternative name Yes/No
dm_docno  = ""
BEN1      = "swx.component.title"

Cutting list as parts list

The assignment of properties from the cutting list of weldments to parts list properties is done in the file swxWeldment.ini.

dm_docno          = "BESCHREIBUNG"
BEN1              = "Beschreibung"
LÄNGE             = "LÄNGE"
WINKEL1           = "WINKEL1"
WINKEL2           = "WINKEL2"

Configuration parameters

solidworks.autoset.colour The colour set on the material (class) is set to the SWX body.
solidworks.autoset.hatch The hatch set on the material is assigned to the part.
solidworks.autoset.material Defines whether the material should be set automatically when opening.
solidworks.bomposition.deletenothandled Defines whether parts list symbols should be deleted from undefined positions. There is a user query before deletion.
solidworks.bomposition.autodeletenothandled Defines whether balloons that are not in the BOM are automatically deleted.
solidworks.bomtable.autocreate Defines whether speedy should automatically create a BOM when saving.
solidworks.bomtable.autoinsert Defines whether a (invisible) BOM is automatically inserted into Solidworks drawings.
solidworks.bomtable.autoupdate Defines whether a (invisible) parts list is automatically updated in Solidworks drawings.
solidworks.bomtable.autosave All changes are saved automatically.
solidworks.bomtable.autosorted The parts list is always sorted automatically.
solidworks.bomtable.autofreepos Number of free positions between the individual sort criteria.
solidworks.bomtable.comparereference When collecting the components, also use the component reference to find the same positions.
Default value:=0
solidworks.bomtable.configignore Defines whether parts lists are updated if the first configuration is not active or a derived configuration is active for variant assemblies.
0 := BOMs are only updated if the first configuration is active. It is not updated if a derived configuration is active.
1 := BOMs are always updated.
solidworks.bomtable.featuresorted Sorting of the parts list corresponds to the order in the feature tree of the assembly. There is no automatic sorting.
Do not activate this parameter if BOM items have received additional item properties (extension of table [dm_bpos_prop]).
solidworks.bomtable.hidden Defines whether a BOM should be invisible in SolidWorks or not.
solidworks.bomtable.bomtype Part list type of the Solidworks part list
1 := Add only single parts to the BOM
2 := Only the top level
3 := Parts list with indentation
see also [solidworks.bomtable.showchildcomponents].
solidworks.bomtable.indentednumberingtype Type of numbering for indented BOMs
solidworks.bomtable.detailedcutlist Displays detailed cut lists for indented BOMs.
solidworks.bomtable.anchortype BOM anchor point
1 := Top left
2 := Top right
3 := Left bottom
4 := Right bottom
solidworks.bomtable.useranchorpoint Defines whether an anchor point in the drawing frame should be used or the specified insertion coordinates.
solidworks.bomtable.insertpointx Insertion point for “invisible” parts list.
solidworks.bomtable.insertpointy Insertion point for “invisible” BOM.
solidworks.bomtable.includehidden Invisible parts in SolidWorks are also inserted into the BOM; if not defined bom.includehidden is used.
solidworks.bomtable.includesuppressed Include suppressed parts in SolidWorks in the BOM; if not defined bom.includesuppressed is used.
solidworks.bomtable.folderignore Defines whether the components (see solidworks.bomtable.foldernames) are ignored in the BOM determination.
solidworks.bomtable.foldernames Components that have been assigned to a feature folder are not included in the BOM if the folder name has been defined in the list. Enumeration of folder names separated by semicolons.
solidworks.bomtable.pathnames Components that originate from one of the specified directories are not included in the parts list.
solidworks.bomtable.pathignore Defines whether the components (see solidworks.bomtable.pathnames) are ignored in the BOM determination.
solidworks.bomtable.showchildcomponents Specifies whether the child components should be considered at all when determining the SolidWorks BOM.
If the parameter is set, the parts list table in the drawing is always created with the option “Parts only”. see also [solidworks.bomtable.bomtype].
solidworks.bomtable.updateconfigurations Defines whether when updating the parts list it is updated for all configurations or only for the current one.
solidworks.bomtable.unitcheck When adding up BOM items (components), note the unit of the respective item.
If the unit assigned to the article is not activated for summation, the BOM items are not summed up either, i.e. each component receives its own item in the BOM.
See also [] or [solidworks.variable.quantity].
solidworks.bomtable.summarize Sum up BOM items when reading in components.
Default value:=1
solidworks.bomtable.template Template of the invisible Solidworks BOM.
solidworks.bomtable.traverschildcomponents Defines whether subassemblies are included in the parts list. In the subassembly in the configuration “One level up” must be activated or the configuration parameter [solidworks.bomtable.showchildcomponents] must be activated.
solidworks.bomtable.useranchorpoint Defines whether an anchor point in the drawing frame should be used or the specified insertion coordinates.
solidworks.checkin.firstsheet Always activate the 1st sheet when checking in a drawing.
solidworks.checkin.forcesave Specifies that when saving + closing a save is forced, regardless of whether something has been changed or not.
solidworks.checkin.shownamedview Default views when saving
1 := Front side
2 := Back side
3 := Left
4 := Right
5 := Top
6 := Bottom
7 := Isometric
8 := Trimetric
9 := Dimetric
solidworks.checkin.zoomtofit Zoom on save&close view.
solidworks.combinebom.headheight ??
solidworks.combinebom.rowheight ??
solidworks.component.attachinvisble Controls the behaviour of component files that do not currently have their own editing window.

If the configuration parameter is activated:
- The addin already connects to components of assemblies loaded in the background when it is opened.
- After editing subparts/assemblies, they are not automatically checked in again.

With deactivated configuration parameter:
- After editing subparts/assemblies, they are automatically checked in again.

In the event that the child documents are also to be checked out when parent documents are checked out (relation type: COMPONENT), the parameter is automatically active.
Default value:= 0
solidworks.component.handledimchange Defines whether to check out after a dimension change.
solidworks.component.handlestatechange Monitoring the status change from reduced to complete or vice versa causes a check-out or check-in.
solidworks.configignore Defines whether file properties, mass properties and dimensions are updated if the first configuration is not active or a derived configuration is active for variant assemblies.
0 := Properties are only updated if the first configuration is active. It is not updated if a derived configuration is active.
1 := Properties are always updated.
solidworks.configuration.alldimension Defines whether all dimensions of a configuration should be read in or only the configuration-specific dimensions.
solidworks.configuration.createchilds Defines whether derived configurations should be created automatically when creating a new configuration.
solidworks.configuration.dlgline1 Defines the content of the 1st line of the configuration wizard.
solidworks.configuration.dlgline2 Defines the content of the 2nd line of the configuration wizard.
solidworks.configuration.forceupdate Defines whether the update of the variant list is forced when saving.
solidworks.configuration.purgereleased Delete variants that are no longer needed for previously released items.
solidworks.configuration.options Configuration options when creating a new configuration.
1 := Use alternative names
2 := Do not show parts in the parts list
4 := Suppressed by default
8 := Invisible by default
16 := Minimum Feature Manager
32 := Inherit features
64 := Link to Parents
see SolidWorks Add-Ins API Help (swConfigurationOptions2_e)
solidworks.configuration.onfileopen Defines whether the configuration dialog should appear when opening variant articles.
solidworks.configuration.prefix Prefix that is put in front of the configuration name when creating or must be put in front of an uncontrolled variant so that it is taken over by speedy.
solidworks.configuration.preview File extension for the standard preview in the configuration dialogue. Defines whether the configuration-specific properties are deleted for non-variant parts. Also read in configuration-specific properties of the active configuration when importing.
solidworks.configuration.released Defines whether a new variant can be created for released variants without a new release.
If the configuration parameter is activated, the write protection of the release is removed in the background, the variant is created and then the write protection is set again.
If the configuration parameter is deactivated, the item is checked out, the variant is created and then the release is granted again.
solidworks.configuration.useoptions In the “Select Variant” dialogue, offer the selection option to define whether changes only affect this or all configurations.
solidworks.documentlist.coldescname Default column description for document list in rollup.
solidworks.docmgr.lickey License key for Solidworks Document Manager Library.
solidworks.disolvesubassembly An assembly is automatically disolved after drag & drop if the part number ends with the defined name (suffix).
solidworks.drawingreferencecheck Checks whether the model references on the 1st sheet of a drawing refer to the model with the same name.
solidworks.dropcreatenew.deleteconfiguration If you specify with drag and drop that the selected variant is created as a new document then the switch says that all other configurations are deleted.
solidworks.dropcreatenew.doctype Default document type when a new document is created during drag and drop.
solidworks.dropcreatenew.editobject Defines whether document properties should be edited after creation.
solidworks.dropcreatenew.renameconfiguration Defines if remaining or active configurations should be renamed when a new document is created during drag and drop.
solidworks.dropcreatenew.specialpart Defines if the checkbox 'Insert as design part' is active when a part is inserted into an open assembly by drag and drop.
solidworks.extensions List of valid SolidWorks file extensions Optional.
solidworks.filedrop.react Enables/disables the reaction of speedy to the insertion of components into an assembly.Default value:=1
solidworks.filedrop.useversion Behaviour when inserting a released model into an assembly:
0 := Inquire (default)
1 := Always insert latest version.
2 := Insert released version of the document.
solidworks.filedrop.ExcludeFromBOM If “Do not insert into BOM” is defined for the document type of the inserted item, the component is also excluded from the BOM in Solidworks. This means that the component will also no longer appear in the Solidworks BOM.
solidworks.langtext.balloonsize Balloon size in the drawings
0 := Narrowest
1 := 1 character
2 := 2 characters
3 := 3 characters
4 := 4 characters
5 := 5 characters
solidworks.langtext.balloonstyle Balloon Style
0 := Nothing
1 := Circular
2 := Triangle
3 := Hexagon
4 := Box
5 := Diamond
6 := Circular gap
7 := Pentagon
8 := Flags Pentagon
9 := Flags Triangle
10 := Underlined
solidworks.material.database File name of the SolidWorks material database (incl. path)
solidworks.material.database.ApplyAppearance Defines whether the appearance of material should be applied. Default value:=1
solidworks.material.database.ApplyMaterialColorToPart Defines whether the part colour matches the material colour. Default value:=1
solidworks.material.database.ApplyMaterialHatchToSection Defines whether the drawing section views use the material hatching. Default value:=1
solidworks.material.synchronize Writing material back to the item properties can be controlled.
1 := Material is written back (default)
0 := Material is not written back.
solidworks.mirrorname List of names that SolidWorks uses when mirroring parts. (e.g. mirror;mirror)
solidworks.multipleuse.onsavecheck Check for multiple use when saving:
0 := do not check
1 := warn and ask user
2 := Automatically save as new part/assembly
3 := Warn and ask user,
if answer “save anyway” do nothing else automatically save as new part/assembly
solidworks.multipleuse.savesilent ???
solidworks.partrename.oninsert Defines if renumbering should be done when inserting a non-project part into an assembly.
solidworks.partrename.autoondrop Automatically renumber non-project parts during drag & drop.
solidworks.partrename.completestruct Defines whether the entire structure of the subassemblies should be processed when renumbering components.
solidworks.partrename.folderignore Defines whether components that have been assigned to feature folders (see solidworks.partrename.foldernames) should be ignored when determining non-project parts.
solidworks.partrename.foldernames Components that have been assigned to a feature folder are ignored when determining non-project parts. Enumeration of folder names separated by semicolons.
solidworks.partrename.oninsert Defines whether the determination of non-project parts should be carried out each time a component is inserted.
solidworks.partrename.partdoctypes Enumeration of document types to be interpreted as individual parts when deciding whether to create U-parts.
If the parameter is empty, all document types for which no BOM has been defined are used as part document types.
solidworks.partrename.pathignore Defines whether components in defined directories (see solidworks.partrename.pathnames) should be ignored when determining non-project parts.
solidworks.partrename.pathnames Defines the directories that should be ignored when determining non-project parts. Enumeration of directories separated by semicolons.
solidworks.partrename.silent ??
solidworks.path.currentdirectory Defines the path that is set when the user chooses save as or open local (default path for SolidWorks files).
ATTENTION: This has no effect on the current path when “saving as” files already managed in speedy (system dependent).
solidworks.path.sheetformat Search path of the SolidWorks sheet formats. If this path is set, the Solidworks search path for the sheet formats is automatically changed to this path when Solidworks is started.
solidworks.preference.extrefnopromptorsave See also Solidworks API Help.
“Specifies whether to close read-only reference documents without prompting or attempting to save changes made to them when saving or closing the parent document.”
solidworks.preference.extrefopenreadonly See also Solidworks API Help.
“Specifies whether to open referenced documents as read-only.”
For this to work, the property format must be set to Check out parent document requires check out child component must not be set.
solidworks.preference.extrefupdatecompnames See also Solidworks API Help.
“Specifies whether to mate to read-only parts using internal face IDs of the parts or to replace components using surface identifiers to write-access parts.”
solidworks.propertyview.autoswitch Defines that the Attachment Parts tab is switched active if the document has attachment parts. If there are variants, the Variants tab is switched active (SolidWorks Rollup).
solidworks.propertyview.defaulttab The system remembers the last active tab for the next programme call.
solidworks.propertyview.document Defines if the tab Document is displayed (In the speedy rollup window in SolidWorks).
solidworks.propertyview.files Defines whether the Files tab is displayed.
solidworks.propertyview.library Defines whether the Attachments tab is displayed. Defines whether the Properties tab is displayed.
solidworks.propertyview.relations Defines if the tab Relations is displayed.
solidworks.propertyview.revisions Defines whether the tab Versions is displayed.
solidworks.relation.forceupdate Defines if the relations should always be updated when saving a SolidWorks assembly.
solidworks.relation.includesuppressed Save relations of suppressed components.
solidworks.relation.includeenvelope Store relations to envelope components.
solidworks.revision.count Number of revision entries in the revision table.
solidworks.revision.first First revision to display. A value of 1 means the revision table starts with the 1st release.
Default value := 1
solidworks.revision.firstline Write only 1st line of the revision comment into the revision table.
solidworks.revision.revlabel Format the revision label in the revision index.
see also [session.revlabel]
solidworks.revisiontable Defines whether a Solidworks revision table is filled in/created.
solidworks.revisiontable.column.approved Column name “Approved” for version table Column name “Date” for version table
solidworks.revisiontable.column.description Column name “Description” for version table
solidworks.revisiontable.column.revision Column name “Revision” for version table Column name “Zone” for version table
solidworks.revisiontable.hidden Revision table invisible yes/no
solidworks.revisiontable.anchortype see Solidworks API ISheet::InsertRevisionTable2.
solidworks.rollup.autorefresh Defines whether the document list should be refreshed automatically when the rollup window is opened.
solidworks.rollup.delay Defines the delay time for closing the rollup window in 250ms steps. XY coordinate offset when positioning the rollup window with respect to the upper right corner of Solidworks.
solidworks.rollup.dockable Show the speedy window either as a dockable task window or as a rollup window.
solidworks.rollup.unrolltimerDefines the delay time for opening the rollup window in 250ms steps. Show rollup window yes/no.
solidworks.route.assembly.subfile Create routing assemblies as U-parts. Create routing parts as U-parts.
solidworks.savebmp.overwrite Defines whether an existing .bmp file should be overwritten.
solidworks.savedxf.overwrite Defines whether an existing .dxf file should be overwritten.
solidworks.savedxf.autosave Defines whether a DXF file is automatically created when “Save + Close” is selected.
solidworks.savedxf.autosave.slddrw Defines whether a DXF file is automatically created/updated for a drawing when “Save + Close” is selected.
solidworks.savedxf.autosave.sldprt Defines whether a DXF file is automatically created/updated for a part when “Save + Close” is selected.
solidworks.savedxf.modelviews An enumeration of model view names to be exported when saving a part as DXF/DWG.
If the parameter is not defined the default views (swFrontView, swLeftView, swTopView ) are exported.
The enumeration may contain numbers for the predefined model views:
- swFrontView = 1,
- swBackView = 2,
- swLeftView = 3,
- swRightView = 4,
- swTopView = 5,
- swBottomView = 6,
- swIsometricView = 7,
- swTrimetricView = 8,
- swDimetricView = 9
(e.g.: “1;4;5;7” ⇒ The views swFrontView, swRightView,swTopView and swIsometricView are exported).
Furthermore, the enumeration can contain names of model views to be defined by the user. The names can be described with wildcard characters.
(e.g.: “Export*;Lasern”) ⇒ All views are exported that begin with “Export” or are called “Lasern”.

This parameter does NOT work for sheet metal parts.
solidworks.savedxf.persheet Defines if all sheets of a drawing are saved in a DXF/DWG or if one DXF/DWG is saved per sheet.
solidworks.savedxf.sheetmetaloptions Defines which lines/elements are saved additionally when saving unfoldings.
1 := to export flat-pattern geometry
2 := to include hidden edges
4 := to export bend lines
8 := to include sketches
13 := to include bend lines, flat-pattern geometry and sketches
16 := to merge coplanar faces
32 := to export library features
64 := to export forming tools
2048 := to export bounding box
See also Solidworks API “ExportToDWG2” → “SheetMetalOptions”.
Default value := 1
solidworks.saveedrawing.overwrite Defines if an already existing .edrawing file should be overwritten.
solidworks.saveedrawing.autosave Defines whether a new .edrawing file is automatically created/updated for the document when “Save + Close” is selected.
solidworks.saveedrawing.autosave.sldprt Defines whether an .edrawing file is automatically created/updated when individual parts are “saved + closed”.
solidworks.saveedrawing.autosave.sldasm Defines whether an .edrawing file is automatically created/updated when “saving + closing” assemblies.
solidworks.saveedrawing.autosave.slddrw Defines whether an .edrawing file is automatically created/updated when “saving + closing” drawings.
solidworks.saveigs.overwrite Defines whether an already existing .igs file should be overwritten.
solidworks.saveigs.autosave Defines whether a new .igs file is automatically created/updated for the document when “Save + Close” is selected.
solidworks.saveigs.autosave.sldasm Defines whether a .igs file is automatically created/updated when assemblies are “saved + closed”.
solidworks.saveigs.autosave.sldprt Defines whether an .igs file is automatically created/updated when “saving + closing” individual parts.
solidworks.savejpg.overwrite Defines whether an existing .jpg file should be overwritten.
solidworks.savejpg.autosave Defines whether a new .jpg file is automatically created for the drawing or an older version is overwritten when saving + closing.
solidworks.savepdf.autosave Defines whether a PDF file is automatically created/updated for the drawing when “save + close”.
solidworks.savepdf.overwrite Defines whether an existing .pdf file should be overwritten.
solidworks.savesat.overwrite Defines whether an existing .sat file should be overwritten.
solidworks.savesat.autosave.sldasm Defines whether a .sat file is automatically created/updated when assemblies are “saved + closed”.
solidworks.savesat.autosave.sldprt Defines whether a .sat file is automatically created/updated when “saving + closing” individual parts.
solidworks.savestep.overwrite Defines whether an existing .step file should be overwritten.
solidworks.savestep.autosave.sldasm Defines whether a .step file is automatically created/updated when “saving + closing” assemblies.
solidworks.savestep.autosave.sldprt Defines whether a .step file is automatically created/updated when “saving + closing” individual parts.
solidworks.savestep.version Defines the step version for saving (either 203 or 214).
solidworks.savestl.overwrite Defines whether an existing .stl file should be overwritten.
solidworks.savestl.autosave.sldasm Defines whether a .stl file is automatically created/updated when “saving + closing” assemblies.
solidworks.savestl.autosave.sldprt Defines whether a .stl file is automatically created/updated when “saving + closing” individual parts.
solidworks.savetif.capture Tiff screen or print size
0 := Screen size
1 := Print size
solidworks.savetif.compressionscheme Compression Scheme
0 := Tiff Uncompressed
1 := Tiff Packbits Compression
2 := Tiff Group 4 Fax Compression
solidworks.savetif.imagetype Tiff Image Type
0 := Tiff Black / White Image
1 := Tiff RGB image
solidworks.savetif.overwrite Defines whether an existing .tif file should be overwritten.
solidworks.savetif.papersize swTiffPrintPaperSize
Tiff paper size
Special values for drawing paper sizes
0 := Paper: Size A
1 := Paper: Size A Vertical
2 := Paper: Size B
3 := Paper: Size C
4 := Paper: Size D
5 := Paper: Size E
6 := paper: size A4
7 := Paper: Size A4 Vertical
8 := Paper: Size A3
9 := Paper: Size A2\\10 := Paper: Size A1
11 := Paper: Size A0
12 := Custom Paper Size
solidworks.savetif.resolution Tiff Print DPI
0 := Drawing only
1 :=Tiff screen or print size must be set to 1.
solidworks.savetif.scalefactor Tiff print scale factor
0 := Scale factor: Integer value
solidworks.savetif.scaletofit See also Solidworks API Help.
“For drawings only; specifies whether to scale drawing to fit page. “
solidworks.script.shutdown Defines an executable file to run on shutdown (e.g. .batch, .exe)
solidworks.script.startup Defines an executable file to run at startup (e.g. .batch, .exe)
solidworks.teamwork Defines whether the teamwork function is active.
solidworks.toolboxpartfolderDefines the base directory of the toolbox parts.
solidworks.variable.dynamic Prefix for dynamic variables in variant construction.
With the help of the formula “swx_dynamic” dynamic variables can be calculated depending on the other variables when creating a new variant.
solidworks.variable.needprefix Variants are only created if dimension variables with a prefix are required and also exist accordingly. I.e. no variants are created from models without corresponding dimension variables.
Default value:=0
solidworks.variable.prefix Defines the prefix that must be placed in front of variables in order for them to be taken into account by speedy.
Default value:=var_
solidworks.variable.quantity Defines a quantity variable that is used to determine the quantity of a variant within an assembly.
Default value:=var_quantity
solidworks.variant.filetype– sonplas VIS –
solidworks.variant.table.fixedcolumnsEnumeration of fixed columns
Column header1=Document property;
Column heading2=document property;
The enumerations are separated by a semicolon.
solidworks.variant.table.titleDefines the title of the variant table (e.g. variant table).
solidworks.variant.table.anchortypeAnchor point of the variant table
1 := Top left
2 := Top right
3 := Left bottom
4 := Right bottom
solidworks.variant.table.useranchorpointDefines whether either the coordinates or the anchor point in the variant table should be used.
solidworks.variant.table.insertpointxInsert coordinates
solidworks.variant.table.insertpointyInsert coordinates
solidworks.view.internalDefines that SolidWorks files are opened for viewing in SolidWorks regardless of which viewer is defined in speedy.
document.default.container.solidworksThis parameter defines if the working directory of the SolidWorks plugin is stored separately so that it is independent from the other modules. This parameter must be added manually by the administrator.