• Variants not showing up graphically in schematics?

    Hi folks, I am working first time with variants. I found a few videos on Youtube showing how to do so and the dialogs are looking promising. So far everything is well. But when I select "Drawing Style.. -> Use G...
    Thomas Thanner
    created by Thomas Thanner
  • Vias and Modifing

    # Good Evening,           I have figured out how to change the drill hole of a via across all of a specific size, but is there a way to change the diameter all. Rather than doing each indivi...
    Lee Havens
    last modified by Lee Havens
  • Does anybody know what is this error in opening SolidWorks PCB?

    It came when opening SolidWorks PCB ?SOLIDWORKS PCB@
    K. vigneshkumar
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  • This version of SolidWorks has not been commissioned properly, please contact your supplier.

    I am getting this message and not able to open the solidworks software on my computer.
    Blue Benu
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  • How to add additional Mechanical Layers in Solidworks PCB?

    When I add new PCB from project ribbon bar, the new PCB file is added to the project. But it dose include only the outline. How to add additional Mechanical Layers like Dimensions,  Assembly text Bottom, etc...
    Thein Oo
    last modified by Thein Oo
  • Is there a way to export Design rule from one project to the others?

    I have a reference PCB project done by chip vendor and imported to Solidworks PCB project for reference. Then  build fresh Solidworks PCB project for production version and want to be use the same design rul...
    Thein Oo
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  • how to make a quattro seal o ring?

    create a 100mm diameter circle on front plain for path. then create a symmetric cross section on top plain for profile sketch
    Bobbie Thompson
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  • HELP! Problem with solidworks pcb services installation

    I'm trying to install solidworks pcb services on my pc. The installation manager (solidworks 2020) requires me to install firebird 2.5, after I install the software, the installation manager says again that the s...
    Maor Ozana
    last modified by Maor Ozana
  • Duplicate Pad designator detected in SW PCB Collaboration

    How to resolve this issue??  
    K. vigneshkumar
    last modified by K. vigneshkumar
  • There is any free IPC 2581 Viewer for viewing PCB Layout files?

    There is any free IPC 2581 Viewer for viewing PCB Layout files?all
    K. vigneshkumar
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  • Crashing on WIN 10 - SW2019

    Hello to all, recently solidworks 2019 is crashing in my desktop (Windows 10, Ryzen 5 1600X,Graphic Card R9 270X). It crashes every time I open a new part, assembly or a draw from a part. If I open a part file it work...
    Eduardo Abreu
    last modified by Eduardo Abreu
  • DRC error

    Good Afternoon,           I am curious if anyone else has had the same problem I am having. The problem I am facing is in the Design rules under the Electrical - Clearance. I have a main clea...
    Lee Havens
    last modified by Lee Havens
  • Why are via stitching and pad teardrops not available in SolidWorks PCB?

    We use via stitching and pad teardrops in many of our previous Altium designs. Why are these features not available in SolidWorks PCB? 
    Glenn Wontorcik
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  • PCB Assembly with Designators

    Hi Community,   I pulled my PCB board assembly from the server but I missed the designators of the components. Does SW PCB support to have the desingator information in assembly file?   Also is it po...
    Bruce Sun
    last modified by Bruce Sun
  • autoincrement

    hi there,   auto-increment in solidworks pcb doesn't wroks, placed part present a designaotr like "J?"   what's the problem ?   regards  charly
    Charles Delepalire
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  • Routing on Internal Polygon pours?

    Is there a special way to route internal planes? First multi-layer board that have internal polygon pours, and just trying to run the battery traces on the power polygon pour but all i get is a complete short. Th...
    Lee Havens
    last modified by Lee Havens
  • SVN Issues!

    Hi All!   After a big Windows update I can no longer create a Project in PCB Services. Error is shown in the attached Picture. If I recall it has something to with the rights to write in certain folders. I can'...
    Markus Olsson
    last modified by Markus Olsson
  • SW PCB 2019  error message : "Failed to retrieve User. Error retrieve data from database"

    I just installed PCB 2019 and whenever I try to sign in I get an error message stating "Failed to retrieve User. Error retrieve data from database". This is occurring from both inside PCB itself and if I try to access...
    Rashid Rashid
    last modified by Rashid Rashid
  • DRC: 'Net has no driving source' because of resistor in between

    Hi all,   How could I avoid these "false" warnings for cases where between an Output pin and and Input pin is some passive component, like a fuse or a resistor? I know there are some solutions like "specific NO ...
    Roger Rollins
    created by Roger Rollins
  • How to create a footprint from STEP file object

    I have to add a footprint to a PCB lib from which I only have a .step drawing (only the bottom layer visible now). I know it's not possible to import this type of file  directly into PCB. But if I could just plac...
    Roger Rollins
    last modified by Roger Rollins