• FAQ - Is there a general overview available for when Solidworks/eDrawings files are “measure enabled”?

    Solution ID: S-053192  Updated: 6/27/2011   Question: Is there a general overview available for when Solidworks/eDrawings files are “measure enabled”?   Answer: Please see the Soli...
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  • FAQ - What causes the error “error reading file” when opening an .eprt, .easm, or .edraw?

    Solution ID: S-052256  Updated: 6/27/2011   Question: What causes the error “error reading file” when opening an .eprt, .easm, or .edraw?   Answer: This message may be received if ...
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  • FAQ - When opening a SolidWorks file in eDrawings, why does a red message appear saying, “The file displayed is out of date. It needs to be rebuilt in SolidWorks (more...)”?

    Solution ID: S-052014 Updated: 12/15/2010    Question: When opening a SolidWorks file in eDrawings, why does a red message appear saying, “The file displayed is out of date. It needs to be rebuilt...
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  • FAQ - How can an SHX font be imported to eDrawings Viewer?

    Solution ID: S-051584 Updated: 11/9/2010   Question: How can an SHX font be imported to eDrawings Viewer?   Answer: 1. Copy the SHX font from machine where AutoCAD® is installed and paste in th...
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  • FAQ - Why does measuring a Solidworks file in eDrawings result in a dimension that is ‘slightly’ different from the real value (measured in SolidWorks)?

    Solution ID: S-051308 Updated: 10/27/2010   Question: Why does measuring a Solidworks file in eDrawings result in a dimension that is ‘slightly’ different from the real value (measured in SolidWor...
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  • FAQ - Why are there multiple files of the same name in eDrawings for iPad?

    Solution ID: S-059043 Updated: 4/27/12   Question: Why are there multiple files of the same name in eDrawings for iPad? Answer: If the same named file(s) is loaded into eDrawings® for iPad more th...
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  • FAQ - How is an eDrawings object embedded in PowerPoint 2007?

    Solution ID: S-050919 Updated: 11/11/2010   Question: How is an eDrawings object embedded in PowerPoint ® 2007?   Answer: 1. Open Powerpoint 2007 2. Click Office Button > PowerPoint options ...
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  • FAQ - Will eDrawings open CGM files?

    Solution ID: S-045582 Updated: 2/5/2010   Question: Will eDrawings open CGM files?   Answer: SolidWorks and eDrawings do not support the CGM file format.   CGM is a format from Adobe ® Ill...
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  • FAQ - Can eDrawings be used to save .easm files as 3D DWG or DXF files?

    Solution ID: S-045566 Updated: 2/8/2010   Question: Can eDrawings® be used to save .easm files as 3D DWG or DXF files?   Answer: Unfortunately this is not possible.  eDrawings can open a var...
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  • FAQ - What file extensions do Pro/E drawings need to have in order to be viewed?

    Solution ID: S-032429 Updated: 7/16/2010   Question: What file extensions do Pro/E® drawings need to have in order to be viewed?    Answer: eDrawings does not support reading native draw...
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  • FAQ - Is it possible to change the color of parts in eDrawings?

    Solution ID: S-037323 Updated: 12/31/2009   Question: Is it possible to change the color of parts in eDrawings?    Answer: It is possible to change the background and paper colour but it is a curren...
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  • FAQ - Where can the version of eDrawings for iPad be found?

    Solution ID: S-059042 Updated: 4/27/12   Question: Where can the version of eDrawings for iPad be found? Answer: Return to the main eDrawings page (file selection page) and select the eDrawings button ...
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  • FAQ - Is it possible to define a default directory for the File> Open Dialogue box in eDrawings?

    Solution ID: S-037366 Updated: 8/3/2009   Question: Is it possible to define a default directory for the File> Open Dialogue box in eDrawings?    Answer: This is a current limitation....
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  • FAQ - Why does a file uploaded into eDrawings for iPad not show a thumbnail preview?

    Solution ID: S-059041 Updated: 4/27/12   Question: Why does a file uploaded into eDrawings for iPad not show a thumbnail preview? Answer: The thumbnail image is missing from the file.  Open the fi...
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  • FAQ - How much does the eDrawings for iPad app cost?

    Solution ID: S-059040 Updated: 4/27/12   Question: How much does the eDrawings for iPad app cost? Answer: The eDrawings for iPad app is on sale in the Apple iTunes App Store for $1.99 (USD).   Fo...
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  • FAQ - eDrawings for iPad crashes on launch.  Why?

    Solution ID: S-059104 Updated: 4/27/12   Question: eDrawings for iPad crashes on launch.  Why? Answer: Please check the iOS version of your iPad.  There is currently an issue starting the eDr...
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  • FAQ - Can mark-ups which are added in eDrawings be seen in SolidWorks?

    Solution ID: S-041933 Updated: 10/9/2009   Question: Can mark-ups which are added in eDrawings® be seen in SolidWorks?    Answer: No. Mark-ups added in eDrawings are only visible in eDra...
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  • FAQ - Will SolidWorks decals display when a part or assembly is opened in eDrawings?

    Solution ID: S-044707 Updated: 8/13/2010   Question: Will SolidWorks decals display when a part or assembly is opened in eDrawings?    Answer: Yes, In eDrawings 2010 and up decals are dispaly...
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  • FAQ - How can I get technical support for eDrawings for iPad?

    Solution ID: S-059038 Updated: 4/27/12   Question: How can I get technical support for eDrawings for iPad? Answer: For support inquiries, send your requests to support@edrawingsviewer.com.   ...
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  • FAQ - How can files be uploaded to eDrawings for iPad?

    Solution ID: S-059038 Updated: 4/27/12   Question: How can files be uploaded to eDrawings for iPad? Answer: Files can be uploaded via iTunes®, e-mail, data sharing server (adding correct MIME Type...
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