• Why it doesn't work anymore SOLIDWORKS ?

    Dear All, My name is David and after I installed the SOLIDWORKS 2020 SP1, I can't see the 3D parts anymore If I select it from the command bar, only the outline is displayed.   Thank you in advance...
    David Ovidiu
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  • Is there a way to disable the "Zoom To Fit by double-clicking the mouse wheel" feature?

    I have a Logitech G600 mouse, and for some reason, when I hold down the mouse wheel to rotate a part, it zooms to fit first, then rotates. This can be exceedingly annoying if I'm rotating the part to home in on some s...
    Larry Walsh
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  • When using dual monitors in the same SW session is there a way to have 2 command managers, 1 for each screen?

    When using dual monitors in the same SW session is there a way to have 2 command managers, 1 for each screen?
    Williamson Matthew
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  • 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
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  • Graphics drivers for SOLIDWORKS 2014

    I'm looking at re-starting SWX 2014 onto windows 10. It may go onto another laptop probably a HP Z book with T2000 graphics. Does anyone know if I will have any issues with the graphics not working with SWX 2014? I wo...
    Stephen Copeland
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  • Windows reboot error when installing Solidworks 2019

    Hello,   I am a second year Product Design student and I use Solidworks for modelling. I have a student code for Solidworks from my university however I am having issues downloading.   When I originally in...
    Tim Wakefield
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  • Change Middle mouse button settings

    I just purchased a seat of solidworks and I am configuring the controls.  I need to change the MMB to pan.  I use many other programs that have MMB as pan and it is a pain when going back and forth to have d...
    Brandon Bihn
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  • 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
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  • Minimize button missing

    Anyone know why this is?  My tile right button will end up on top of my minimize button.   If I'm not paying attention and want to minimize or move my window tile to the right and click that spot... SW wi...
    Jeremy Jacobs
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  • Solidworks will not open

    I haven't open this program in a few days. Now when I try to open it I'm getting this error message. Anybody have the answer as to what it's trying to tell me ? thank you and Merry Christmas to all.  
    F. Leatin
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  • [Utility] (v3) Always Lock Caps: CapsLock On for user specified programs when active

    12/15/2019 Update: Version 3.00. Added "Pause" icon, so when paused, red appears in two corners of the ALC icon: The exe file name is unchanged, so to update, just overwrite your current exe file with the attached...
    Kevin Chandler
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  • Icon size above RMB menu is larger than the window

    I am new to solidworks and using 2020 version. I've noticed the shortcut icons above the right click menu are improperly sized for their window, which makes them hard to read. (see attached photos). I am on a 4k scree...
    Jason Galtieri
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  • Solidworks instruction manual ?

    So far I know of 3 different Solidworks instruction manuals. 1.  "  SOLIDWORKS Help" 2.  " Welcome to SOLIDWORKS Online Help" 3. " INTRODUCING SOLIDWORKS"   I'm trying to find the SOLIDWO...
    F. Leatin
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  • View Orientation dialog missing buttons

    I want to UPDATE STANDARD VIEWS. But I can't. My View Orientation dialog box is missing buttons. Below is what mine looks like: Where are the buttons on the top of the menu? I have clicked on the >> ...
    Steven Fahey
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  • i dont have design library in my program!!!

    on right hand side shols be a window with design library and other stuff, I dont even have this tab existing!!! 
    Anna Roomet
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  • Unable to find how features are related.

    I am attamplting to move a feature up the design tree. It gets stuck on a feature that seems to be unrelated to the feature I am moving. It is listed as a parent but i cannot find out why. Is there a tool that shows w...
    James McKinney
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  • Keyboard short cuts list

    Is there a list of all the keyboard short cuts in the SW Help manual if anyone knows ?   Thank you.
    F. Leatin
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  • How can I turn off "Quick Copy" in Measure tool?

    Hello SW community!   My question is about the Measure tool. I just recently upgraded at work from SW 2015 to SW 2019 / SP 2.0. I use Measure tool frequently, as a part of process designing new parts. It has wor...
    Becky Suciu
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  • ebook

    how to open/review the downloaded ebook?
    Leila Notash
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  • What is the name of the default function bound to the "A" key

    Preface: Don't know if this is technically the right place to post this but none of the other subs seemed appropriate.   I only just learned about the cycling function that's applied by default the the "A" key. ...
    Nick Lemon
    last modified by Nick Lemon