SOLIDWORKS Hole Callout File Locations

Article by GoEngineer on Dec 16, 2018

When upgrading SOLIDWORKS, the Hole Wizard tables and Hole Callout features may be pointing to the wrong location in the Program Files folder. This article gives a step by step guide to checking and fixing the Hole Callout file locations.

Fixing File Locations

Open the System Options.

Fixing File Locations in SOLIDWORKS

Go to file locations.

SOLIDWORKS Hole Callout File Locations

In the drop down menu, go to Hole Callout Format File. Make sure that the directory is C:\Program Files\Solidworks Corp\Solidworks\lang\english

SOLIDWORKS  Hole Callout Format File

In the drop down menu, go to Hole Table Templates. Make sure that the directory is C:\Program Files\Solidworks Corp\Solidworks\lang\english

SOLIDWORKS hole Table Templates

Most of the time, checking the file locations will resolve the issue. However, if the issue is still not resolved, the files may be missing in the Program Files folder. If the files are missing, running a repair should resolve the issue.

SOLIDWORKS Repair Instructions:

  1. Start > Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features.
  2. When the SOLIDWORKS Installation Manager appears, click Repair the individual installation.
  3. Select SOLIDWORKS as the product to repair.
  4. Click Repair.

I hope you found this article helpful. For more SOLIDWORKS tutorials, check out the links below.

More SOLIDWORK Tutorials

SOLIDWORKS Hole Table Callout Options

SOLIDWORKS Toolbox Default Search Location Option

Quick Clicks in SOLIDWORKS

Link Sketch Text to File Properties in SOLIDWORKS

Using the Move/Copy Body Feature in SOLIDWORKS

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