• Finding license server version from client side

    Our company is in the process of splitting and someone at corporate set up a new SW license server for our half of the company.  They assured me last week that it is "the latest version" but didn't answer my ques...
    Scott Post
    last modified by Scott Post
  • Clean uninstall of SW

    I recently needed to get SW for my school, but instead of selecting individual use, i selected administrative. I would like to uninstall SW and start clean to avoid any duplication, but SW and/or windows is not allowi...
    Michael Humphrey
    last modified by Michael Humphrey
  • SW 2018 SP05 Student Edition Splash Screen Failure

    Hello,   I got my 1-year licence key for Solidworks yesterday. I downloaded and installed SW 2018 SP03, when i tried to open it, splash screen came and says "Loading registry, Verifying Licence" and disappeared....
    Adem Sancar
    last modified by Adem Sancar
  • install flow simulation 2013 sp05 x64 via GPO hangs

    trying to deploy solidworks 2013 SP05 x64 education edition  to several hundred computers via active directory group policy, everything (solidworks, eDrawings, Plastics) installs OK except flow simulation which...
    Jonny Kent
    last modified by Jonny Kent
  • print  for projects,

    is there a place to get blue prints of full projects?, that will take you through a whole mini probject, like for ex: would down load a PDF or  soemthing. design the part in soild works, then assemble it in soild...
    John Rice
    last modified by John Rice
  • Crusty Old Template File Gotcha

    While working on a thorny problem with EPDM and SW BOMs, I discovered the following in the Knowledge Base:   ================================================================== Solution Id:S-071805 Product:SOLI...
    Jim Sculley
    last modified by Jim Sculley
  • Draftsight batch for open/save multiple dwg files to create previews.

    Hello there,   i would be very interested, if there is a kind of batch job possible for Draftsight  to open/save multiple dwg files to create previews automatically.   We have about 12.000 converted ...
    Ricco Blust
    created by Ricco Blust
  • 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
    last modified by Support Admin