• Free Student version

    Hello, I am an object design student at La Martinière Diderot school in Lyon. So I regularly use the software in my school. I saw that it was possible to get a free license as a student. How can I get it? Thank...
    Lucas Guillemin
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  • can't select the smart component

    hello, everybody Can't select the hinge as smart component, only work in second option which is component. I don't know why ? Please could you help me wit this ?   
    Dan Aninaru
    created by Dan Aninaru
  • Any suggestions on how to grade student work?

    When students submit drawings is there simple/quick way to check and evaluate drawings?
    William Finnegan
    last modified by William Finnegan
  • Solidworks 2019-2020 Installation Problem

    We have a Solidworks network license and I have downloaded Solidworks 2019-2020 but it will not install on the client machine, after entering the serial number, message states to wait  until after the 2019-2020 v...
    Joan Perry
    last modified by Joan Perry
  • will i be able to access CSWP tutorials and practice exams from home without a home user license

    I plan on getting my CSWP but don't have a home computer currently. I wanted to make sure I could still access tutorials and practice exams if I'm unable to get a home computer and home user license before the Octobe...
    Steve Kilgore
    last modified by Steve Kilgore
  • SOLIDWORKS student license for "informal" business

    Greetings I am a Masters student in possession of a SOLIDWORKS student license. I also own a 3D printer and would like to use my design skills to make some extra bucks by designing and 3D printing parts for people. T...
    Daniel Kirkman
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  • I've designed a 6*19 wire rope, using sweep feature. The file size is very big,causing system crash during assembly. Is there any solution for that?

    The file size of the part is big for a very small length. When I'm trying to cover the path with the wire rope, the size of the part is increasing exponentially, causing a system failure.
    Prakash Prashant
    last modified by Prakash Prashant
  • downlode stops

    I am trying to download SW 2019-2020 edition on my Win10 laptop, using IE.  All steps go smoothly until the download phase.  The download hangs-up (stops) running at 1%...  What is the solution?  T...
    Rebecca Morris
    last modified by Rebecca Morris
  • no data filled in tab builder

    Hello, I would like to fill MATERIAL in my cut list, starting from tab builder (I have a xls file with materials in one tab). The link with the excel file storing the material seem to be broken so no way to make sele...
    Dan Aninaru
    last modified by Dan Aninaru
  • Solidworks CWSP Certification

    Is an active subscription required to take the various Certification exams and become certified?
    Jim Hudspith
    last modified by Jim Hudspith
  • Re-loading SW Student

    I have needed to reload SW student edition on my laptop. It asks for serial number which I no longer have - I downloaded my version some months ago and have no disc. Any ideas about what I can do?
    Peter Edwards
    last modified by Peter Edwards
  • I Want to prepare for CSWA-academic certification. Please suggest a laptop model to learn and practice  SolidWorks

    I Want to prepare for CSWA-academic certification. Please suggest a laptop model to learn and practice SolidWorks.
    Vijay Premkumar
    last modified by Vijay Premkumar
  • quiero aprender del curso desde primera etapa

    No se nada de Solidworks y quisiera aprender desde el comienzo. Por favor que todo sea en español.
    Daniel Ardila Cancelado
    last modified by Daniel Ardila Cancelado
  • How to create a loft

    I want to create a loft tangent to a surface i want create inside lines
    Ranga Charith
    last modified by Ranga Charith
  • Is it possible to get extra time on the CSWA for a student with a learning disability?

    I have a student that has the ability to pass the CSWA, but the time limit is a limiting factor because of a disability.  Does anyone know if there are accommodations available and who to contact?
    Judith Kirchner
    created by Judith Kirchner
  • Sheet Metal Geometry Changing After Folding

    I am a student and fairly new to Solidworks. I am making a barrel slide bolt and using sheet metal so I can cut out a section of the rounded chamber. I unfolded the part to made an extruded cut and when I folded the p...
    Jake Laidlaw
    last modified by Jake Laidlaw
  • Loft synchronization

    A novice here, using the tutorial's I am in 'Lofted Surface-Surface Bodies' lesson, have the Nozzle created and lofted, only the lofted surface is twisted, the tutorial directs the user to 'Loft Synchronization' ...
    Ken Brunskill
    last modified by Ken Brunskill
  • 3D  95 Percentile Mannequin

    Does anyone have a 3d model of a correctly proportioned 95 percentile mannequin? My students need one for designing concept vehicles and we are having trouble finding one that we know is correct. Thanks Russell
    Russell White
    last modified by Russell White
  • Exercise book recommendation request for CSWA exam

    Can anyone recommend a good exercise book to allow me to create 3D parts on SW? I have completed all the tutorial videos for the CSWA exam but dont feel confident yet to sit it. I need to put what ive learned into pra...
    Darren Grant
    last modified by Darren Grant
  • solidworks expert tutor

    Hi all, I'm looking for someone who can tutor me about solidworks. We can do it via skype. I need to learn more about costing. For example |I design all my cabinets, mouldings, toekicks, fillers,,,,all parts of a com...
    Kim Dang
    last modified by Kim Dang