• Switch back to Solidworks when clicking taskbar, without having to choose which open file?

    Seeing if there is a simple solution for this annoyance... I usually have a lot of stuff open, ie lots of programs and lots of model files open in Solidworks. Often I just want to click the Solidworks icon in the ta...
    Terry Raymond
    last modified by Terry Raymond
  • SW2020 Display

    each time I run SW2020, half of the menu bar is off the screen I have to hit F11 twice to fit the SW2020 on the screen to see the full menu bar Is any setting causing this behavior? I'm using Dell 27" monitor
    Jake Bakerin
    last modified by Jake Bakerin
  • Restore default setting

    I tried to "copy setting" in sw2018 and restore setting in SW2020. There are many missing  icons in the customize CommandManager toolbars  How to complete restore to the stock SW setting?
    Jake Bakerin
    last modified by Jake Bakerin
  • Is there a way to keep the rollback bar from automatically moving on rebuild?

    I recently made the switch to Solidworks 2014 and became aware that the rollback bar moves up to a broken feature automatically on rebuild. That part is fine, but I have also had it jump to that previous spot after fi...
    Sam Wells
    last modified by Sam Wells
  • SW2021: Giving Credit Where It's Due

    I downloaded and installed SW2021 Monday, and have been using it ever since.  All good so far.  I'm writing this to express my appreciation to whoever in the development team is responsible for a few en...
    Glenn Schroeder
    last modified by Glenn Schroeder
  • SW2020 SP3.0 UI issue

    After updating to SW2020 SP3.0 I have noticed that the active file name is being cutoff by the search box. All I can see is the first few characters, anyone else having the same problem or know of a fix for it?  ...
    Kevin Pymm
    last modified by Kevin Pymm
  • Changing standard view not saving Solidworks2021

    Hi,    I am having problem in changing orientation. Changes in standard view is not retained.   What I did: In the orientation tool (Space) - update standard view - select a view It opens a warning ...
    Joon Hee Jang
    last modified by Joon Hee Jang
  • How can I swap mouse right click with middle scroll button click?

    The function of right click and drag and middle click and drag are not intuitive for me. I want them to be swapped. Is there a place to change this mouse function?   There are probably only hardware and software...
    Dan Power
    last modified by Dan Power
  • Tab Builder get User Specified Name

    I want to modify the "User Specified Name" in the Configuration Properties tab using Property Tab Builder (PTB).   Can I change "User Specified Name" using PTB?   To read the field I use: $PRP:"SW-BOM Part...
    Todd Bennett
    last modified by Todd Bennett
  • How to resize feature manager

    How can i resize the feature managers, it covers the whole screen and i cant reach the side of the panel to resize it, i tried resetting the workspace and it still didnt so anything
    Samee Syed
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  • what is the meaning of this sketch icon?

    it is different than the 'normal' sketch icon.
    Andre Schalkwijk
    last modified by Andre Schalkwijk
  • Will this Message ever go away?

    If I said no yesterday, and again this morning, the answer is probably still no, and it will probably still be no tomorrow.  I don't want the new buttons, and I don't want to lose my customization.  I know i...
    Glenn Schroeder
    last modified by Glenn Schroeder
  • newbie questions: why can't I see this menu?

    Can you please tell me why I can't see this menu when setting rounding? How can I enable it? thanks
    Serg Zed
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  • extrude issue

    why is this happening when im trying to extrude this circle piece through my object? is it something with my machine as it looks like its working but now showing the hole through?
    Phil Marson
    last modified by Phil Marson
  • Find lost dialog/window utility (using Autohotkey) V1.01 update

    V1.01: Changed search from beginning portion of the title is required to input any portion of the title. Hello,   I've written an Autohotkey (https://autohotkey.com/ ) script that with try to find a lost dialog...
    Kevin Chandler
    last modified by Kevin Chandler
  • Application Background Image

    Hello,   Is there any means of changing the default SW application background image?  The image that shows when no documents are open or they're minimized.  I run multiple versions of SW that I need to...
    David Lyndaker
    last modified by David Lyndaker
  • How Do I Disable This Strange Shortcut Menu?

    Has anyone seen this shortcut menu before? It appeared one day and I can't figure out how to make it go away. I already tried resetting my settings back to default. No dice. Anyone know what this thing is? See my scre...
    Peter Novellino
    last modified by Peter Novellino
  • Consistently Inconsistent Solidworks UI

    I guess it's time to consolidate my whining so I don't poison the forum Add your experience. Teach me how to use SolidWorks.   Hopefully I'll learn something and help other learn something. Also help SolidWo...
    Frederick Law
    last modified by Frederick Law
  • Small Triad

    Hi,   Does anyone have any idea why my Triad has gone small? It's still active, if I roll over it I can move parts in the X, Y, Z axis or rotate about X, Y, Z but it's difficult to see which one you are on &...
    Kevin Pymm
    last modified by Kevin Pymm
  • Solidworks 2021, Hard to see selection on command manager

    From 2020 to 2021, the highlight for selected item seems to have changed. It makes it very difficult to see what tool you have selected. I believe in 2020 it was a very dark gray on Dark color scheme, and now it has c...
    Jeremy Grigsby
    last modified by Jeremy Grigsby