• 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
  • 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
  • Recent Folder list limit

    Is there any way to limit the number of recent folders list to one or, even better, to get get rid of it completely? There is an option to limit the recent file list to one (why not to zero?). Removing recent folder f...
    Igor Smirnov
    last modified by Igor Smirnov
  • Icon keeps coming back

    I thought I knew how to customize toolbars. One day I placed the measuring icon on a toolbar, then realized I didn't need to do that since it is already on the evaluate tab. I moved it back to the commands window but ...
    John Woodward
    last modified by John Woodward
  • Assembly colors too dark

    I have difficulty with some color combinations, so when my parts appear to be light gray but everything becomes darker in an assembly, it is difficult to see some of the parts. I would like assemblies to be the s...
    John Woodward
    last modified by John Woodward
  • Feature Manager and Property Manager side by side without Property Manager overlaying the graphics area?

    Is it possible to display the Feature Manager and Property Manager side by side without neither overlaying the graphics area, please?   There's a possibility to float the Property Manager on the s...
    Anatoly Ivanov
    last modified by Anatoly Ivanov
  • How do I change a files thumbnail preview view orientation?

    How do I change a files thumbnail preview view orientation? I am making a electronic Part to match the JDEC so the top view is in a similar orientation for use with circuit works. But, I would like the Thumbnail to b...
    Craig Kelley
    last modified by Craig Kelley
  • how do I attach the sketch entities to my workspace

    When I opened a new part the sketch entities were not visible in the user interface
    Tom Donaldson
    last modified by Tom Donaldson
  • We are using a 3d mouse with remote desktop

    We are using 3D Connexion Space Mouse Wireless which work great however we would like to use them in remote desktop sessions.  Has anyone been able to get that to work?  If so, what is required?  I have...
    Justin Fazio
    last modified by Justin Fazio
  • Menu customizaton

    Just installed 2020 SP04 and like every other time the first thing you see is   REALLY !?!   It's 2020 and they still haven't figured it out? How difficult is it to register the settings, compare it to ...
    Peter De Vlieger
    last modified by Peter De Vlieger
  • Exporting SolidWorks Options

       Hi guys,    Is there any way to export my SolidWorks Options and Import them on an other computer to sync my SolidWorks Options easily? Or is there any way to sync my SolidWorks Optio...
    N./A. N./A.
    last modified by N./A. N./A.
  • Where did custom properties go?

    I recently upgraded to 2020sp3 and when I did the custom properties icon has disappeared from the top toolbar (picture). No clue where it disappeared to or how to get it back. I do have the custom properties in the si...
    Mark Puglia
    last modified by Mark Puglia
  • Custom New Macro Button Triplicates

    Recently running into this issue. I have created 4 Macros and then assigned them to "New Macro Buttons" and applied some custom bmp icons. Macros and their icons are managed in the vault (PDMPro 2020 SP2.0). I...
    Nick Tzallas
    last modified by Nick Tzallas
  • How to make a Pipe Saddle Template

    Hey guys, I have been trying different ways to make a pipe saddle template for an 8" on 8" STD pipe 90 Deg saddle. I have tried every way that youtube shows with the sheet metal function but with no success. Every tim...
    Cody Eaves
    last modified by Cody Eaves
  • Nagging message on program start

    I installed SW2012 a couple of days ago and now each time I start up SW I get the message below, in an option box asking me to pick "YES" or "NO".  Neither option seems to do anything and the request continues to...
    Robert Phillips
    last modified by Robert Phillips
  • Component properties tab is too big, it covers screen

    How do I resize tabs such as component properties tab, I want to make this part flexible but the OK button is not showing up because the toolbar is too big for the screen. 
    Rony Varghese
    last modified by Rony Varghese
  • How do I get Autotransitioning back?

    With Autotransitioning, one can transition from sketching a line to sketching a tangent arc, and vice versa, without selecting the arc tool. https://help.solidworks.com/2018/English/SolidWorks/sldworks/t_Autotran...
    Rick Becker
    last modified by Rick Becker
  • "New"-, "Open"-, "Save as"-, icon are missing in SW 2020 SP3

    I've recently upgraded from SW2020 SP2 to SP3, and found that my icons for New, SAve, SAve as Open, etc is missing in the header of SolidWorks. And i can't figure out how to get them back. Anyone who knows how to so...
    Klaus Falk Hansen
    last modified by Klaus Falk Hansen
  • Dragging parts in assembly expands part tree

    In my assembly, anytime I drag a Part to visualize the movement, that part's tree expands and I have to close it each time I move the part. This can become incredibly frustrating if I need to navigate to a specific pa...
    Matthew Winchell
    last modified by Matthew Winchell
  • CommandManager missing Sketch?

    I use SW2018. I installed SW2020 and am using it occasionally. In the SW2020 commandManager, the Sketch tab is missing. 2020 SOLIDWORKS Help - CommandManager  This is what I see...   The sketch tool b...
    Rick Becker
    last modified by Rick Becker