• All Solidworks icons Grayed out

    I just got a call from a user that said SW won't save. I logged into his computer and when I went to File from the pull down menus... almost all the icons are grayed out. Cut, Copy, and paste are even grayed out. Anyt...
    Scott Baugh
    last modified by Scott Baugh
  • Solidworks test versions

    I would like to try solidworks premium simulation, including composites?   /Jonas
    Jonas Klemets
    last modified by Jonas Klemets
  • SOLIDWORKS 2014 Network License Server Installation on  2008 Sp1

    Hi Need some help sorting out why the install keeps failing please   The Log shows the following   14:48:55 Info Step 90 0 "{0: Installing} MSI: {1: \\tsclient\E\swlicmgr\SolidWorks SolidNetWork License M...
    Joe McGlinn
    last modified by Joe McGlinn
  • We just uploaded the 2017 version and  the option to Include prefix, suffix and tolerance of dimensions, in a note is not working.

    . SolidWorks API Support
    Kristian Grasberger
    last modified by Kristian Grasberger
  • Solidworks pin to task tab opens new application

    I pinned SW2019 to the taskbar, but when I click on the icon in the taskbar Solidworks opens in a new application leaving 2 Solidworks icons on the taskbar.  Can someone tell me if this is a bug, can I do anythin...
    Vance Wright
    last modified by Vance Wright
  • swactwiz command line

    What are the command line switches for swactwiz for activating and deactivating a stand-alone license?  I'd like to automate the deactivation/activation process without going through the GUI.
    Tom Blough
    last modified by Tom Blough
  • 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
    created by Patrick Ellis
  • issue for download 2016 or 2017

    ravikumara from Xodus group, i need to download solidworks-2016, we had license for 2016 version, but now we changing our system, i need to install new machine, i tried to download from portal using my username, but ...
    Ravi Kumara
    last modified by Ravi Kumara
  • Adding new file types

    Does/can a card's file types, limit which file extensions can be added to a folder?
    Joe Schiavone
    created by Joe Schiavone
  • 2018 PDM User import error.

    Greetings,   We are attempting to create a test vault and import some users. We are receiving this message. What does this message mean? How do we fix it? How do we prevent it?   Please help! Best rega...
    Marlin Schultheis
    last modified by Marlin Schultheis
  • SolidWorks Web Help not working

    Hello,   I recently got SolidWorks and am taking the essentials course. On the first day the teacher showed us what he called an invaluable tool, the "web help" search bar. As you type something, the program pul...
    Aaron Mednick
    last modified by Aaron Mednick
  • How hard can it be to create an uninstaller?

    I am curious why, when you remove Solidworks from app and features, it still leaves a bunch of orphaned crap laying around on the computer (even when I select every check box to remove everything).  Then, you go ...
    Matthew Brahm
    last modified by Matthew Brahm
  • Deploying SolidWorks with SCCM 2012 SP1

    I have been trolling the forums and there appears to be a lot of confusion on how to install SolidWorks with SCCM 2012.  SolidWorks has not provided much documentation on how to do this and I struggled through it...
    Support Admin
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  • install from administrative image

    Why is it so difficult to install from an administative image? Where is the user guide for installing from an administrative image? I've created an image but nothing in the SOLIDWORKS 2016 x64 SP02 folder is working t...
    Peter Backeris
    last modified by Peter Backeris
  • 启动solidworks时显示“出现了一个问题,导致程序停止工作

    启动solidworks时显示“出现了一个问题,导致程序停止工作,请关闭改程序。
    Feng Zhou
    last modified by Feng Zhou
  • create folder structure with template card from multiple choice parent folder

    HI everyone,   I'm new at this so bear with me. I am trying to create an automated sub-folder structure (01. to 10.) for my plant number folders in the existing folder structure below.   plant No EQ1-000 ...
    Valerie Prior
    last modified by Valerie Prior
  • Install FAILED with code 1603

    I am unable to installed solidworks 2017 and always get the error message "** Install FAILED with code 1603".  Please check below for the last few snippets of installation error logs taken during the last install...
    Abdelatif Elaissate
    last modified by Abdelatif Elaissate
  • Web License

    I travel often and switch on a daily basis from a desktop to a laptop .Since we are not able to use two installs now they forced me into the web license. Great concept, poorly executed.   Most of the time it wor...
    Wil Lambert
    last modified by Wil Lambert
  • Windows update

    We had a couple computers with an install message that came up after a windows install. Any ideas what this is?  
    Joseph Nagle
    last modified by Joseph Nagle
  • Benchmark data for I/O.  SW2017 vs SW2018

    Has anyone else noticed a difference in their benchmark results from SW2017 to SW2018? In particular my 12 users are getting much worse I/O numbers in SW2018 than they did in SW2017.   Here are some average re...
    Mike Floyd
    last modified by Mike Floyd