• Hole size changes in Hole Wizard

    Hi,   I have added some customized hole dimensions in the Whole Wizard (M14x1, M16x1, M20x1 and so on), that caused the following issue: when I go to Edit Feature of the existing Whole Wizard element, its size t...
  • Default Tolerance/Precision Values for Hole Wizard

    I am trying to figure out a way to make the hole wizard as useful as possible by saving the tolerance/precision values somewhere so that they don't have to be edited every time I want to place a new hole. For example,...
    Anthony Limiero
    created by Anthony Limiero
  • Parts not being created correctly by toolbox

    Hi, Has anybody had this issue before with toolbox? The parts seem to be right only in the default size:   Socket Head Screw:   The toolbox was in PDM but tried the local library and the problem is the ...
    Rafael Huk Da Cruz
    last modified by Rafael Huk Da Cruz
  • Gear Wizard from Toolbox (SW 2018) does not show the configuration options I want

    Gear Wizard from Toolbox (SW 2018) does not show the configuration options I want Diametrial pitch of 30 teeth/inch but it has options like 20,24,32 and similarly I want Pressure Angle of 25 degrees for my gear but it...
    Touseef Akhtar
    last modified by Touseef Akhtar
  • Convert Regular part to a toolbox Part?

    HI Guys,   I have made some template parts which exist in our own server library. Some are fasteners, and standard items we build ourselves.   Its a mix of Part and Assembly files.   Some members of ...
    Brian Corbin
    last modified by Brian Corbin
  • Toolbox equation errors

    Hi all, I am getting errors in tool box generated parts where the shapes of the parts are not generating properly.  Sometimes with bolts the head is a weird shape and sometimes the head is too large.  ...
    Calum Conduit
    last modified by Calum Conduit
  • Toolbox Not Working - Remove Read-only (Not Writeable)

    Hi everyone,   Not long ago I had an issue with the Toolbox not working. I couldn't place a fastener directly from it or by using smart fastener, hole series or whatever. I contacted support and the solution had...
  • Saving copies of tool box items

    At work we operate using a shared Toolbox location for SolidWorks and have done so for some years. This works fine generally, however as the company has grown we have started to give standard fixings (nuts, bolts &...
    1-42NKKR
    last modified by 1-42NKKR
  • worm gear ?

    dear friends, in tool box i can get spur and helical gear. where can i get worm gear and worm wheel? should i create the worm gear manually?
    1-6IQYAK
    last modified by 1-6IQYAK
  • Toolbox Metric Keyway Dimension Problem

    The keyway sizes on the ISO gear (& probably others) is incorrectly dimensioned.   e.g. the key for a shaft over 44mm upto AND INCLUDING 50 should be 14x9 the key for a shaft OVER 50 and upto AND INCLUDING ...
    John Bell
    last modified by John Bell
  • The difference between the SW screw profile and the real screw profile

    Hello everyone, I got a question about the screw which is created from the SW toolbox. With the SW screw, the profile was created from revolving the sketch. With the real screw, they have a helix profile. I attached ...
    Danny DO
    last modified by Danny DO
  • Double Clicking Assembly with copied Toolbox Parts returns "Unable to open master database due to the following database access error:"

    We had a few Customers report this recently after seeing several posts that point to various solutions I thought I would share. In our investigation we noted a few common factors that led us to identify a 'workaround'...
    Wayne Marshall
    last modified by Wayne Marshall
  • Countersink diameter

    When I use the hole wizard to create a countersunk hole for a Socket Countersunk Head Cap Screw, it uses the outside diameter of the head to create the OD of the countersink. However because these screws have a slight...
    Bill Florac
    last modified by Bill Florac
  • Design Lib vs Toolbox

    Can someone explain the difference between the Design Library & the Toolbox?
    David Stevens
    last modified by David Stevens
  • Use allthread as smart fastener?

    I would like to be able to use allthread instead of a regular boltas a smart fastener. I use the piping features extensively andwould like to use the smart fasteners to propagate the studs/nutsto the flanges, but the ...
    Rhett Rathbone
    last modified by Rhett Rathbone
  • Unable to open master database due to the following

    After searching through many posts on here, yet not finding a solution to our problem... We solved it, and I wanted to share the solution at our location just in case someone else is out there with a similar issue. &#...
    james demarco
    last modified by james demarco
  • SolidWorks World Top Ten list: Now open for Voting!

    Hi everyone,   Idea creation is now complete.  We are excited by the number of Idea submissions for the SolidWorks World 2014 Top Ten list. This year; we have the most submissions ever!   Now’s ...
    Salih Alani
    created by Salih Alani
  • SolidWorks World 2014 Top Ten List – Last chance to submit your new ideas before Voting begins on December 16th

    Hello Everyone,   New idea submission will end on December 16, 2013 when we will transition into the voting phase (which will end on January 15, 2014).   Before the December 16, 2013 submission deadline,...
    David Hensel
    created by David Hensel
  • problem with toolbox

    Why is it every time I upgrade to the new release all my nuts and bolts change and now I have some missing from the library. Is there a fix for this?
    Josh Rayner
    last modified by Josh Rayner
  • Library feature breaking constraint when mated with weldment profile surface

    I wonder if this is the expected behavior or a bug. It certainly do feel like a bug, considering that the library feature move as expected if I mate it to a reference plane instead of with a face of my weldment profil...
    Magnus Hammar
    created by Magnus Hammar