• SW2020 What's New "Document Coming Soon"

    I usually go to the customer portal and the admin guides section to download the latest "What's New" pdf before installing.   2020 has been released for a little while now, but this is what you get in the custom...
    Andy Sanders
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  • Cannot Install Solid Works

    Hi, I'm trying to install Solidworks as a student. I then stuck at this step. I try to repeat this many times but same message pop up. I have no idea what's going on. I don't have previous version installed. I restar...
    Lapat J.
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  • Draftsite now only as subscription?

    I was just sent an AutoCAD drawing from a potential customer, and saw that it was created in the student version.  I declined to work with the drawing, saying, they are using a version that doesn't not permit usi...
    Joseph Dunfee
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  • How do i mix standalone and floting licenses?

    How do i mix Solidworks standard standalone license with floating premium license as mentioned in this blog post? https://blogs.solidworks.com/solidworksblog/2017/06/right-standalone-floating-license.html
  • Work with a log SolidNetWork License Manager (lmgrd)

    Hi, colleagues! A few months ago, our company had a problem: lack of licenses. I’ve decided to analyze how long employees have been using the license. I’ve begun to read forums and search for information,...
    Vasilii Redinskii
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  • SOLIDWORKS 2020 BETA is COMING

    When SOLIDWORKS 2020 BETA is COMING?   When it is releasing? solidworks beta weloveit solidworks2020beta
    Abhay Sengar
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  • VAR Recommendations

    I am in the process of searching for a new VAR and am unsure where to start. Our current VAR has been unresponsive on multiple occasions and has not been providing the support I'd like to see.   We are in the Ne...
    Andrew Paino
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  • Reset client settings tied to admin image settings administrator

    Having an issue on a client machine. Using default settings the problem in not present.   Support tech from my var says resetting the registry will fix the problem, he says it will break the link to th...
    David Lane
    created by David Lane
  • SolidWorks 2019 Admin Image Never Completes Install

    We just upgraded from SolidWorks 2018 SP5 to SolidWorks 2019 SP3 and after upgrading our Admin Image, I cannot get a install to complete, or "Install Successfully". I have selected SolidWorks, SolidWorks Explorer, Sol...
    Josh Houston
    created by Josh Houston
  • Solidworks License Server in Linux (Centos)

    Hi,   I want to install Solidworks Network License manager on Linux (Centos). Solidwork will work in Windows but License manager will run on Linux. Can somebody send me the procedure for installing License Manag...
    Burak Kelleci
    last modified by Burak Kelleci
  • How to check if a user changed it's password

    We are going to implement a more strict password policy in PDM. Since there is no option to force users in changing their PDM password I would like to have a check if users changed their password. Is it pos...
    Mark-Jan Wondergem
    last modified by Mark-Jan Wondergem
  • Windows explorer does not show the file type, but only "SolidWorks Application"

    Dear community   After installing SW2019, my windows explorer does not show what kind of file type it is (e.g. .STEP, .x_t etc), but only says "SldWorks 2019 Application". Anyone who knows how i can change this...
    Klaus Falk Hansen
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  • Problème d'affichage d'image lors de la conversion d'un fichier solidworks en pdf

    Bonjour,   J'utilise solidworks 2018 et lorsque je veux enregistrer mon fichier solidworks en pdf par exemple, lorsque j'ouvre le pdf qui est généré, des images ne s'affichent plus. le m&eci...
    Stephane Aubineau
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  • I'm encountring this error again and again while installing solidworks 2018 ? Any one has a solution for it? Error: register_i386_SldShellExtServerExe.

     Any one has a solution for it? Error: register_i386_SldShellExtServerExe. How to resolve this error?
    Ahmed Raza
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  • Online license manager

    Why did they bury the location of where to go to manage the online license you have. The online license has failed again & I want to change back to the stand alone license. The FUBAR they created by removing the h...
    John Lhuillier
    created by John Lhuillier
  • solidworks  electrica在打开工程图后的左侧设计树不见了,如何将左侧的设计数复原回来?

    solidworks electrica在打开工程图后的左侧设计树不见了,如何将左侧的设计数复原回来?寻求帮助!谢谢! The left design tree of solidworks electrica is missing after opening the drawing. How to restore the left design number? Seek help! Thank you!
    斌 荣 吕
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  • Managing part files without PDM

    Hi,   I have recently been given the responsibility of managing changes on a machine and it's accompanying files (Parts, Drawings, and Assemblies). I was initially very nonplussed to get this project because it ...
    Bryan Weitzenkamp
    last modified by Bryan Weitzenkamp
  • SW 2019 Admin install doesn't complete

    Hi, I've set up an admin install of 2019 SP2.0 in a similar way to how we've done it for several years. However, this time the install runs absolutely fine, activates etc, but the install process doesn't exit. The sl...
    Samantha Butler
    last modified by Samantha Butler
  • Swapping licence keys between computers

    I want to swap licences between 2 of my users - the one that has the Premium licence doesn't use Simulation, whilst the one that has the Professional licence wants to. I know how to deactivate licences and install th...
    John Wayman
    last modified by John Wayman
  • I want to know to change place value and make it permanent in dimensions and sketches. I need four places to be the default. Thanks for the help.

    When I do "New Part" or close SW I would really like for 4(four) place decimal measurements to be the default. I go into options and change it to .1234, do my thang , then when I start a new part it reverts back to 2...
    Kelly Sanborn
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