• Non-technical Thread:  Furry Friends

    Sometimes you just want to share a picture of your pets (Whatever you may call them: Furry Friends, Fur-kids, Interns, and so on.) We have a great "landing area" for off-topic posts, but it would be really easy for t...
    Todd Blacksher
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  • Split Line/intersection and Intersection Curve

    What is the different between these two?       
    Maha Nadarasa
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  • Lets make a list of known issues with SW 2020

    I thinking we should have an ongoing list of known issue for Solidworks 2020, so that user don't have to look all over to see if they are experiencing a new issue, or a known issue, that may or may not have a solution...
    Mark Bradford
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  • Display issues and lots of crashing SW2020 SP2 - multiple PCs

    My colleague and I are getting a lot of crashes and some display weirdness ~5+ per day on SW2020 SP2. For a time after SW starts, everything is as normal but the symptoms below start to appear and then SW crashes with...
    Rob McMahon
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  • how can i know if the solidworks part file is copied ?

    hello i want to challenge my friend and want to know if he build it by himself or maybe he copy this form the internet
    Alon Yaron
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  • poor quality edge lines on models

    I am getting really bad edge lines on the models as you can see in image. When I zoom out these models just go completely black and are super ugly. I have gone into Options>Document Properties>Image Quality and ...
    andrey pavlov
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  • why am I getting a share violation when saving

    I can't save any of my files without this error saying    a sharing violation occurred while accessing C:Users\Engineer2\appdata\local\temp\swx10988\viewanimdata.xml.   
    Donnie Smith
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  • SWX Video and Media Player

    I have five Media Players I use this also to watch SWX videos. All these media players have Play/Pause button either at a bottom corner or at a middle of the bottom at a particular point. I am looking for a Media Play...
    Maha Nadarasa
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  • Why this folder seems to contain hidden parts?

    In the following tree, why Parts folder seems to contain hidden parts? Thank you.  
    Habib Ghalamkari
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  • Old solidworks installation on the wrong drive letter

    Hello, I have an old soldtworks 2019 installation (for student) which was installed on the wrong drive letter. (Clone disk) I cannot uninstall it properly. A resettlement works halfway because I do not have the desir...
    Max Bers
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  • Sketch text parameters not showing

    Hello, I'm quite new to SolidWorks, so pardon me if I do not explain well things.   I'm trying to use the sketch text tool, but the parameters (alignement, font, etc...) are not showing up since i've rebooted t...
    Enzo Pb
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  • Problem screwing cap onto bottle with bottle threads, in 3D Printed part.

    Hello Everyone, Hope you all are having a wonderful day! I have ran into a problem regarding bottle threads for a bottle I am working on.  I 3D Printed both the bottle and the cap containing SP400-L6 bottle thr...
    Sohaib Imran
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  • Hello everyone

    Hello I am new here. I am working on an innovative stationery product that I am patenting. I am on an Entrepreneurial License J
    John Smith
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  • (3DConnexion 3DMouse + Solidworks) + (Pan + (Zoom or Rotation)) = Model Flies off screen

    I know that this has been an ingoing issue (It has been an issue with me + Solidworks since time began).  I am posting it now, simply because I was looking for a possible solution and ran into these threads and t...
    Dan Pihlaja
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  • For the love of water, barley, hops, & yeast...

    Craft Beer Fans Unite!   I noticed there are some new discussion topics (and several older ones) that I find engaging and humorous. I also noticed there isn't one for us craft beer fans. The effort here is to po...
    Edson Gebo
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  • SolidWorks Tips and Techniques Video Series

    So, what are you doing with your time right now? If you are like me you are in "shelter-in" mode (most of the Bay Area is in Covid-19 lock-down mode) trying to do my work from home in close quarters 24/7 with my ...
    Mark Biasotti
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  • Why my solidworks crash when I start sketching?

    I can start or open a part in Solidworks.   However, when I start sketching/editing, Solidworks crash.   If it may help, the Solidworks  FLEXNet server does not run.  
    Jayen Pillay
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  • SW-E Font size

    Hi all, For SW-E, How do I change font size for connector pin #? Thank you
    Richard Hong
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  • Where are Custom Color Schemes saved?

    In System Options --> Colors  When saving a color scheme, the new scheme name shows up in the "Current color scheme" drop-down menu.  But, where is the scheme actually saved so I can back it up and not lo...
    Derek Eldridge
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  • C drive and alternative

    My C drive is near to become full. Do you have any idea to get rid of this issue without changing the system.  
    Maha Nadarasa
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