• How to read SolidWorks Performance Log?

    Is there a manual or explanation how to read the SolidWorks performance log file? I haven't found anything neither in the KB nor on the web.
    Lars Uhlenhaut
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  • 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
  • Autodesk Inventor and Solidworks - comparison

    I have received a job invitation to the company which uses Inventor. Being only a SW user, I have decided to make myself an investigation of this program before the interview, as since now I have only formed my opinio...
    Ben D.
    last modified by Ben D.
  • Mobile workstation advice please

    Hello I am hoping someone can give me some advice regarding the purchase of a secondhand mobile workstation for using Solidworks at home. I have a very limited budget and have looked to find the best system i can affo...
    Robert Peek
    last modified by Robert Peek
  • Latest Nvidia R441 Drivers

    I've just updated my system to the latest R441 drivers certified by Nvidia. Just upgraded to SW2020 and I can't enable the Graphics pipeline because it claims that my system isn't certified. Is there a way to request ...
    Mike Centola
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  • ?unrestricted trial?

    is there a way to get "SOLIDWORKS" trial software, where i can bench non supported GPUs. like: GTX 970 4GB ddr5 R9-280x 3Gb ddr5 GTX 1050ti 4gb ddr5 GTX 1070 8gb ddr5 GTX 1060 6gb ddr5
    Stein Nowicki
    last modified by Stein Nowicki
  • Moving all settings files, templates, databases to a network location

    Hello All,   This is my first post on the users forum, I've posted questions on the SolidWorks subreddit previously but wanted to include the information here to help build a solid foundation of users and best p...
    Ari Tepper
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  • When will service pack 01 be released for SW2020?

    2020 crashes so often that it is virtually unusable . I have reverted back to 2019 until at least the first service pack is released & installed. However the work I have done on 2020 is no longer available in 2019...
    Neil Attaway
    last modified by Neil Attaway
  • Touch Technology & Markups?

    Hello Everyone,   I am currently evaluating new computer hardware for a company with a lot of users. One of the major additions to SolidWorks in recent years is native Markups and we want to implement them. The ...
    Grant Mattis
    last modified by Grant Mattis
  • solidworks benchmark test crashing

    I am trying to run the solidworks bechmark test in SW 2018 here is a screenshot that i found on an old unanswered thread of the exact issue i am running into   i have tried enabling read/write on both c:\prog...
    Tim Wegner
    last modified by Tim Wegner
  • 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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  • 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
    last modified by 斌 荣 吕
  • Current state of laptop workstations?

    Are laptop workstations good enough now to serve as a desktop replacement today?   I will be splitting my time coming up between our two buildings and I will likely need access to SW at both locations.  My ...
    Gary Garrison
    last modified by Gary Garrison
  • slow performance issue- highlighting lines in orange

    Whenever I even briefly hover my mouse cursor over a body part on the list, SW will cycle through all of the lines in that sketch and highlight them orange. I have turned off the dynamic highlighting and indeed the sk...
    Tal Mor
    last modified by Tal Mor
  • PDM Server specifications

    We will be upgrading our PDM Server soon. Currently the server is on a 3.5 year old computer. Xeon 24 thread CPU, around 2.4 GHz cpu, 64 GB of ram (probably DDR3), and no GPU besides the integrated graphics.   T...
    David Lane
    last modified by David Lane
  • Spending about 1/3 to 1/2 of my time waiting for SW rather than using it!

    Anyone have any solutions to SolidWorks' slow processing on large parts with lots of features?  In my opinion, this really isn't a new issue.  This has been a problem as far back as I can remember (2006-2007...
    Martin Behling
    last modified by Martin Behling
  • 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
  • System Manufacturer and Model are not recognized even though computer is certified by SW

    Hello,   I recently got a Dell Precision 5530 for work with the NVIDIA Quadro P2000 graphics card and it is certified on SW here: http://www.solidworks.com/pages/services/VideoCardTesting.html   I download...
    Jeanette Numbers
    last modified by Jeanette Numbers
  • Why is opening and printing so slow? 260mb memory

    When opening a file in Solidworks it takes forever. I have no idea why, it is only using 258 mb of memory. The system has enough memory (32Gb).     Virtual memory is also enough, I dont know where the 25...
    Erik Janssen
    created by Erik Janssen
  • 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