Hi ,how do I change units permanently in SW ,set mine up in Metres and meant to use


  1. Step 1:

    Open a New Part File in Solidworks

  2. Step 2:

    Now click on Options

  3. Step 3:

    Now check under Document Properties & click on Units
    Now change the default Unit system to your desired unit system

  4. Step 4:

    Next step is to click on Save button

  5. Step 5:

    Now change the file Save As Type to Part Templates

  6. Step 6:

    Now click on the Original Template File & press Save
    So now you have permanently changed your Unit system
    Note that the similar procedure is also appicable to Assembly and Drawing Files...