• 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
  • 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
  • Web2 ERROR!

    Client get's the following error in Web2 viewer after performing a specific search. No errors where searching in Windows Explorer vault view.   Error is in both Chrome and Internet Explorer (can't get Web2 viewe...
    David Lane
    last modified by David Lane
  • Product activation problems

    Hi, I've downloaded Solidworks and during the installation entered my Serial Numbers, but the problem is I was given this program by my Student Team mentour, they have 60 licenses bought for "Student Team", conn...
    Krystian Pielat
    last modified by Krystian Pielat
  • deactivation

    Today I'm trying to deactivate the Solidworks 2020 SP0 on my work PC, then trying to get it activated on my home PC so that I can do some homework. Unfortunately the deactivation is failing. The strange issue here is ...
    Jim Osdale
    last modified by Jim Osdale
  • Will we receive a decision response regarding our SW for Entreprenuers application?  Applied in May...

    I'm a bit confused about what stage I am in in the process as I have not received anything formal other than an invite to sign up at 3ds.com, where I don't really have access to anything I want to use such a...
    Torrey Hughes
    last modified by Torrey Hughes
  • What happens to Private State files when the PDM server is rebooted?

    What happens to Private State files when the PDM server is rebooted?  Our IT contractor wants to perform maintenance on our PDM server and says that all files need to be checked in first.  We have Private St...
    Richard Klein
    last modified by Richard Klein
  • Creo (Pro/E) connector documentation and update

    A few questions on the creo (pro/e) connector.   Is there any modern documentation on the creo connector? My VAR does not have any customer facing documents for it. This is all I could find on the web, from 2012...
    David Lane
    last modified by David Lane
  • PDMpro (EPDM) Notification Fields?

    Is there a source of fields that may be used in the PDMpro notifications tool? I would like to add the file description to the email. I would also be excited if I could add a thumbnail to the email too! I've read E...
    Derek Eldridge
    last modified by Derek Eldridge
  • Is it possible to change a single licence?

    We have 2 Premium and 1 Professional licence for our design department and have been asked if there is anything I can do to allow one of those premium licences to be used in office, but also on a home users PC. This w...
    Derrick Denley
    last modified by Derrick Denley
  • ?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
  • 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
  • Ballooning Drawings - Update Glitch - Has anyone else had an issue with ballooning drawings since the last update?   

    The balloon will identify everything that is behind what I am point to. I will attempt to point to something on the near plane and it will pick up something that is off set behind what I am trying to point to. It take...
    Matthew Euler
    last modified by Matthew Euler
  • Can anyone help me send this file S-018024 since i am unable to access Knowledge base.

    Not able to access Knowledge base so please send me S-018024 file. I am trying to setup email notifications and this file has the procedure. Please help
    Rahul Gone
    created by Rahul Gone
  • Dell Certified system not recognized by Solidworks RX

    Hello, I've done everithing I can but I cant get Solidworks RX to recognice my system. I have the latest firmware, the certified driver from Nvidia, the correct OS.   Please see image on attachment    
    Alejandro Cortina
    last modified by Alejandro Cortina