Log in to follow, share, and participate in this community. Thank you to everyone who has submitted enhancement ideas for this year’s SOLIDWORKS World Top Ten. As a reminder, the idea submission phase will be open until December 12th, 2018. If you have an idea for... I currently have Solidworks 2017 and Solidworks 2015 with CFD running on my workstation. My predecessor opted not to upgrade the CFD when he upgraded to 2017 Solidworks. I would like to move the 2015 with CFD to... With each major SW release, we resave our templates (part / assembly / drawing) to the newest version. We have noticed a few small aggravations and one theory is that since our templates date back as far as 20... Did you know that Solidworks rescinded the ability to activate your license on two separate machines? This was super handy when you had a portable laptop and an office computer setup. Or, some call it a "home" l... When MSI was used to install, there was no previous versions check. When setup.exe was used I received the same results. Since they decided to force internet licensing on the users with 2018, what or how do you activate the older versions of SW. I have one customer that still uses 2014 and when I go to start it up it is asking for activ... Sharing here sideways-related in case it affects your business. Keep your company and users safe through best practices. There is a firmware update for security on 166 HP ink printers, including a range of com... Recently our company has moved to PDM, and i've been in charge of managing the system. So far, things are (in my own opinion) going okay. People are beginning to get the hang of how to use it, and while there are peop... Is there a way for SolidWorks to automatically pick the
overall sizes of a part (Boundry Box type of thing) and insert that
size into the bill of material under "StockSize". This size to be
used to purchase materials.... Over the weekend I decided it was time to completely wipe my HD and start over from scratch. This is something that I used to do on a fairly regular basis, but I've managed to avoid it for a really long time. In the... Hi,
Has anyone used a Low Profile Graphics Card with SWorks ?
Considering ATI/AMD FireMV 2250 or the Nvidia NVS280.
Any recommendations at all ? Hi, I am running SW 2017 on a desktop with the following specs: Intel Core i7 3.5 Ghz processor, 16gb RAM, NVIDIA Quadro k620 and a SSD 500gb I am finding it very slow, especially with drawing... who do I contact to get a home key. for solidworks. I have it working at home but keep getting the message that it is not a valid license. Hoping to piggy-back off of a previous discussion on this topic originated by Ken Maren. I used .sldsettings for the first time as part of an upgrade to 2017 SP5 for my users. Loading the .sldsettings ... When I select simulation for the add ins i can only run a
statc study although my license shows premium w/ cosmos I was creating a new administrative image for SW2018 SP 0.1 and one of the files in SOLIDWORKS CAM was flagged by ESET anti-virus as being a potentially unsafe application. The file in question is 'elevate.exe' ... Want a new computer with blazing speed? It is only $922. First off, I have a separate thread just for video cards, you can find that here: https://forum.solidworks.com/thread/64436 I spent quite a bit ... nVidia Quadro 600, 2000, 4000, 5000, 6000 Owner Thread This is the thread for the Quadro 600, 2000, 4000, 5000, 6000 This is not the thread for the Quadro FX Mobile cards: 380M, 370M, 1700M, 1800M, etc... I do want to specifically thank Anna Wood for helping run the benchmarks this year. This posting is a bit late, as this general setup has been available since July, and available from the major computer builder... I just recently created the 2014 Admin image so our company can start the upgrade process to 2014. Within the first hour of completing the image I was furious with the changes that were made. I know some people may li...