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By Hadi Marvi on 14 Apr 12:46 2 answers 360 views 0 comments

hello
when the total character of the file location is more than 252 (file name + drive name + directories) , is not possible to open the file in SW or save with more than 252 characters
for my project i have to make folder and subfolder
please help me.

2 answers

  • Lukasz Siwiec
    Lukasz Siwiec over 3 years ago

    Because the ‘Search tool’ in Solidworks is strictly related to Windows® Desktop Search (actually the indexing comes from WDS), the total number of characters is 255 (limitation coming from the operating system itself).

    In case any path exceeds that number the best suggestion is to use mapped drives.

  • Hadi Marvi
    Hadi Marvi over 3 years ago

    Thank you for your response. It worked.

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