• 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
  • DraftSight - How to change "Home page" in application

    Hello.   Please, is possible to change content of Tab "Home page" which is opened after launching of DraftSight?   I would like to share our company information with other colleagues in company.   Th...
    Daniel Raz
    last modified by Daniel Raz
  • 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
    last modified by Brad Joseph
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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...
    D. P.
    last modified by D. P.
  • what is the meaning of this sketch icon?

    it is different than the 'normal' sketch icon.
    Andre Schalkwijk
    last modified by Andre Schalkwijk