• 3D printing materials

    Where can I find 3D printed materials for SW, how can I add these / import these to the SW material list?
    Gerard Boterman
    last modified by Gerard Boterman
  • Random Toolbars Appearing

    I'm sure others have had this problem. Since i've had the same problem at my old company and here. I use Command Manager, and occasionaly i use a sheet metal or weldment toolbar that are not in the Command Manager. As...
    Brad Joseph
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    Umberto Zanola
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  • how do I delete a physical product in xShape?

    while learning xShape, I created a lot of Physical Products. I would like to know how to delete them.
    Peter Flaherty
    last modified by Peter Flaherty
  • Boss Extrude not updating

    Hi There, I've had to draw a heap of washers, and I'm bunny hopping off the original drawing and just changing the external OD. I'm into my 12th washer and the Boss extrude hasn't updated?!? the SLDPRT I've attached ...
    Nadine Johnson
    last modified by Nadine Johnson
  • How do I make my Solidworks Menu Fonts bigger on a 4k monitor?  Win10, SW2019.

    My fonts are absolutely tiny.  I searched everywhere.  Fonts are scaled to 150% in Windows 10 on the personalize menu.   32" Monitor at 3140x2860
    Timothy Carraher
    last modified by Timothy Carraher
  • My escape key does not de-select the current tool.  Is this  a setting in SW?  Escape works in other applications

    I have read online where people have had escape key issues related to Photoshop, but I do not have Photoshop installed.  Has anyone else experienced the escape key not functioning in Solidworks?  It has neve...
    Donna Hewitt
    last modified by Donna Hewitt
  • 2021 pc1 Black box in dialog, Move/Copy Bodies

    When performing this operation in at least the light and dark color scheme, the window is black around a portion of the dialog box.  
    Jeremy Grigsby
    last modified by Jeremy Grigsby
  • 'Property Name column missing in custom properties

    For some reason the entire 'Property Name' column in my SW drawing is missing. They were literally there yesterday when I created the drawing. They also appear in part and assembly files and if I start a new drawing.&...
    Brandon Stoner
    last modified by Brandon Stoner
  • How do I set the default units to IPS for every drawing I open.

    I want to set up default work space units to IPS.  What do I need to do to ensure this happens every time?
    Scott Campbell
    last modified by Scott Campbell
  • 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
  • How to add relations to lines/curves between different sketches?

    For example:  Front plane and top plane are shown below. I want to sketch on the top plane. There is already a sketched curve on the front plane. While in top plane, I want to be able to draw a line through the...
    Jay Curry
    last modified by Jay Curry
  • How to change language of design tree menu?

    I want to change the language but these 2 options (Use English language menus)  are not selectable. 
    Jay Curry
    last modified by Jay Curry
  • Feature manager covers the entire drawing area including the icons that allow the drawing to be closed, restored, minimized, etc. Solidworks cannot be extended to the right far enough to catch the right edge of the window. I have more than 1 drawing with

    John Ambrogi
    last modified by John Ambrogi
  • No prompts to save changed files

    I've noticed in the last few days that SolidWorks has stopped prompting me to save a file. I can open a file, make a change & the asterisk appears next to the name in the top bar, I can then click the cross, File&...
    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
  • Why does my property manager keep expanding to the right?

    I've had this issue for years. I can only find one thread on the internet mentioning it. See attached image for an example of how my property manager always keeps expanding slowly to the right as I work throughout the...
    Bejamin Shaw
    last modified by Bejamin Shaw
  • 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
    last modified by Samee Syed
  • 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