• no rights to get latest or attached version

    One of the users in my organization is having a problem using "Get Latest Version" on one of the template files in our PDM Vault.  When he tries to get latest, he receives the warning message "no rights to get la...
    Matthew Sosa
    last modified by Matthew Sosa
  • How to add missing file version?

    What would be the process of adding a missing file version? We have some PDF drawings which are missing some of the old versions.   I know one option is to rollback to the point where the drawing needs to be a...
    David Lane
    created by David Lane
  • PDM - Watermark

    Hi, I am working on a issue where a user approved documents in PDM via the Web application and then the signature does not appear in PDM. I have found a way to fix this issue and make the signature appear both in PDM...
    Inga Rut Reynisdottir
    last modified by Inga Rut Reynisdottir
  • intermittent PDM notifications

    I have a notification setup that automatically goes out to 3 users when a file is transitioned to detailing, and has dynamic notification to the rest of the engineering department.   I have a couple scenarios go...
    Gary Hamm
    last modified by Gary Hamm
  • 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
    last modified by Lars Uhlenhaut
  • Do I have to reset all of my file locations every time I upgrade?

    I just upgraded to SW 2020. And upon opening a new component file, I find it hasn't loaded our corporate template. And upon starting a new drawing file, I find it hasn't loaded our sheet formats, either. I can't im...
    Vince Boice
    last modified by Vince Boice
  • 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
  • Choosing a new laptop

    Hey Guys.   I was recently awarded an entrepreneurial license to get my start up going in the right direction. The start up is a new 2 seat aircraft kit for the homebuilt aircraft market.   I do most of my...
    Justin Martin
    last modified by Justin Martin
  • Downloading old versions

    Hi, We have a Solidworks 2011 installation (subsequently upgraded to 2012) which I am trying to migrate to a new computer. I have unlicenced the old computer, but now I can't find the software to install on the new o...
    Tim Gerrish
    last modified by Tim Gerrish
  • SW 2019 SP4.0 Admin Image Install fails instantly, no error

    I normally use admin install images but I can't get it to work with 2019 SP4.0 The install window pops up and then disappears right away without making any progress. No error and no install log in the admin image dir...
    Adam Kauffman
    last modified by Adam Kauffman
  • Can I update to 2020 without consequence? PDM Compatibility?

    Hey SW Forums,   My company is rocking 2018 SP05, and we're looking to switch to 2020 now that SP01 is out. We also use PDM. Can we update our SolidWorks to 2020 SP01 (Using Help > Check for Updates), or will...
    Victor Carosi
    last modified by Victor Carosi
  • P2000 vs P4000 - is the prices difference worth it?

    Currently have a K2200. Need to upgrade because mine is moving to a little used computer. My use case is no rendering or Photoview, just large assemblies with over 750 components. I really hate turning display edges o...
    Eric Snyder
    last modified by Eric Snyder
  • 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.
  • Please contact to your supplier

    Dear Sir or Madam I am student of Padova University and my professor gave to me one serial key which is useful for "SOLIDWORKS ENGINEERING DESIGN KIT"   I downloaded but it shows error. It says : This vers...
    Emre Ugurcan
    last modified by Emre Ugurcan
  • 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
  • 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
  • Is there a delay to unassigning licences?

    I have converted a licence to online (although I had to unassign the member from it before it would convert) but now it wont let me assign a member back to it as it says its assigned to them, but there is no one liste...
    Derrick Denley
    created by Derrick Denley
  • Tolerance Type Selector -  modify by Macro

    Hello, does anyone know whether there is a macro to set the standard choice for the Tolerance Type Selector of a document e.g. to "NONE" ? There's always  "Fit / Fitting" active, and users very often do not...
    Ricco Blust
    created by Ricco Blust
  • 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
    last modified by Mike Centola
  • login.solidworks.com's server ip address could not be found

    from one computer i can get to the website login.solidworks.com but from my laptop i get the message    login.solidworks.com's server ip address could not be found also other users on the same LAN get...
    Michael Radford
    last modified by Michael Radford