SOLIDWORKS 2022 What’s New – Redo Button Supports More Features for Parts

Many of our users know one of the most sought-after enhancements was the “Redo” button to accompany the “Undo” button. That button came out in 2021, and in SOLIDWORKS 2022 extended the support to more commands and actions.

Extended to these features:

  • Hole Wizard
  • Simple Hole
  • Linear Pattern

Commands and Action:

  • Instant 2D
  • Reorder Features
  • Rollback

To help understand what “Redo” can help with, it is also a good idea to understand what SOLIDWORKS “Undo” cannot or is limited to. This list was taken from S-070892 to help clarify.

  • Changing configurations while in the ‘Equations’ dialog resets the ‘Undo’ and ‘Redo’ lists. It is not possible to undo or redo steps taken prior to the reset.
  • The ‘Undo’ list resets after forcing a rebuild (Ctrl + Q).
  • The ‘Undo’ list resets after a configuration change.
  • You cannot perform an ‘Undo’ after changing a subassembly from ‘Flexible’ to ‘Rigid’ and vice versa.
  • You cannot perform an ‘Undo’ after deleting file paths under ‘Tools’ > ‘Options’ > ‘System Options’ > ‘File locations’.
  • In ‘Loft’ or ‘Boundary’ commands, you can perform ‘Undo connector edit’ on up to six of the most recent delete, add, or drag connector commands.

I hope this part of the What’s New series gives you a better understanding of the new features and functions of SOLIDWORKS 2022. Please check back to the CATI Blog as the CATI Application Engineers will continue to break down many of the new items in SOLIDWORKS 2022. All these articles will be stored in the category of “SOLIDWORKS What’s New.”

Craig Maurer
Sr. Application Engineer
Computer Aided Technology

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