• Student Edition's license is about to expire.

    My Solidworks Student Edition's license is about to expire in 15 to 20 days. Can i extend this license for a year or more??
    Usama Ali
    last modified by Usama Ali
  • Problem activating Visualize licenses at "My Solidworks Products"

    Hello, we are a SOLIDWORKS Solution Partner and should be eligible to use Visualize Standard and / or Visualize Pro with our existing SOLIDWORKS licenses according to our Partner agreement. Unfortunately, in our "My S...
    Ralph Mueller
    last modified by Ralph Mueller
  • SOLIDWORKS 2020 BETA is COMING

    When SOLIDWORKS 2020 BETA is COMING?   When it is releasing? solidworks beta weloveit solidworks2020beta
    Abhay Sengar
    last modified by Abhay Sengar
  • Do online licensing ask an active maintenance to be activated?

    I don't find an official information about the need (or not) to have an active maintenance (subscription) to switch a standalone CAD license to online licensing.   Is an active maintenance mandatory?   Tha...
    Francesco Veroni
    last modified by Francesco Veroni
  • Fully automating SW Image Installations (What SolidWorks doesn't tell you...)

    This will hopefully save some fellow CAD Admins and users headaches, since a lot of these details aren't well documented and only learned through trial & error.   Our particular installation scenario is for ...
    Scott Wheeler
    last modified by Scott Wheeler
  • Switching from Standalone License to Network License

    My company has 4 SW users, 3 onsite and 1 offsite, all with Standalone Licenses. The 3 onsite users have SW Professional. The offsite user has SW Premium and SW Flow Simulation, and will be getting SW Composer soon....
    Sarah Dwight
    last modified by Sarah Dwight
  • License Report Tool

    Hi all,   As the SNL log file is difficult to read and organize. So, I have just developed a free license report tool to help Company to analysis the license utilization status in real time mode. It is still in...
    Win Lai
    last modified by Win Lai
  • SNL on a Cloud server

    We have a few offices using Solidworks in different cities. We need to access to SNL from those remote workplace. Can I install SNL on a Cloud Server (Amazon Web Services, for exanple)? I've already created instance E...
    Timur Kairalapov
    last modified by Timur Kairalapov
  • Is there a better workflow way to unrelease a file through PDM and keep the same revision

    So, I'm trying to figure out the best way to unrelease a file in our workflow.  This is for those cases where either a file was released by accident or if a minor change was need to be made but a new revision was...
    Brian Stoddard
    last modified by Brian Stoddard
  • Quick Export of Toolbox/Hole Wizard Data?

    Ok this is an odd one.  I was just looking at the toolbox folder we are using on our network and well there is so much legacy data and misc. garbage in the folder that it's almost impossible to manage the file st...
    Darrell Conley
    last modified by Darrell Conley
  • What the $%#% is 3DCloudByMe?!

    I can't find any mention of this Plug-in except for people asking about it.   DEFINITELY don't want any cloud B.S. on my computer, I could get in pretty deep trouble if any of my models end up on someone else's ...
    Ross Mayo
    last modified by Ross Mayo
  • Software purchasing let me down

    I am a new engineer at a factory and our company want to purchase a new simulation software. Our maneger ask me to compare the software and discuss with the accounting department. Then they will buy for us. I found th...
    Xixi Wen
    last modified by Xixi Wen
  • Online license transaction failed

    Hello,   I am using Solidworks Online Licensing on multiple desktops and laptops for a while now. We have a pretty stable internet connection so no problems there, and it is working pretty well. We use Solidwo...
    Gijs Manders
    last modified by Gijs Manders
  • Using PDM to manage discontinued parts and inventory

    Time for another discussion about PDM and file management.  I am trying to come up with the best way to manage discontinued parts. Please let me know what you do, your suggestions, or the problems you have that a...
    Josh Hixon
    last modified by Josh Hixon
  • Clean Uninstall of SW2018 and Reinstall SW2019

    My VAR is unable to provide updated instructions for clean uninstalling/reinstalling Solidworks.  The instructions I've found online do not apply to SW 2018 on Win10 64bit.   Can anyone point me to detailed...
    M. B.
    last modified by M. B.
  • Solidworks Premium 2019 SP2.0 Suddenly started Crashing at "Save"

    Suddenly, with nothing having changed since yesterday, my Solidworks Premium 2019 SP2.0 is completely crashing when I click "save" on drawings. Yesterday it was not doing this. PC Specs: Windows 10 Pro Build 1809 64...
    Matthew Turner
    last modified by Matthew Turner
  • where to save macros in 2019

    I have a macro that I downloaded and last used in 2017, "Springapi.swp" it doesn't show in the 2019 menu. Where should I save it so I can use it in 2019.
    Gerald Watts
    last modified by Gerald Watts
  • 2018 online deactivation via mysolidworks portal?

    I have been told that SW-2018 can be deactivated through mysolidworks.com portal.  How do I access this feature? (I hate to run the risk of leaving forgetting to deactivate the office seat before I leave for home!)
    Paul Cross
    last modified by Paul Cross
  • SolidWorks 2018 Service Pack release dates

    Hello,   Does anyone know the release dates of SolidWorks 2018 service packs?
    Dinesh Kumar
    last modified by Dinesh Kumar
  • Sharing favorites materials list

    We have 2018 and in May we are going to 2019. I have created a custom material data base and also created my favorites list. What would be the best way of making the favorites show on everyone SolidWorks in the company?
    Patrick Ellis
    last modified by Patrick Ellis