How to Insert .Pdf Files Into Solidworks (4 Steps)

By Sharon Harp

The SolidWorks application is used to make models for architects, engineers and other designers. In addition to being a modeling program, SolidWorks also acts as a repository for information about the model, so it imports and stores other file formats, such as PDF, for quick viewing inside of the program.

Step 1

Open SolidWorks.

Step 2

Click "File," then "Open" and select your SolidWorks program file.

Step 3

Click "File," click the "Import" button and then click the "Documents" button to open a new window where you can select the PDF file to import.

Step 4

Select the desired PDF file from your computer and then click "Import Now."