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Uninstalling 2015 is causing me lots of problems

Question asked by Andrew Healey on Jun 29, 2016
Latest reply on Jun 29, 2016 by John Stoltzfus

I've been on SW2016 since release. No problems with it at all.

I decided to uninstall SW2015 to free up space on my computer. Since then I've been experiencing issues with SolidWorks.

 

Firstly, if SolidWorks is closed and I browse and open a file it works fine. However, if SW is already open (with parts open or not) and I browse to a folder with a part in and try and open it it seemingly does nothing. I think it's trying to open a fresh SW instance to load the file even though there is already one open. Needless to say I can't work like this.

 

Secondly, there are some bizarre things hapenning with fonts in drawings. In drawings my dimensions are all written in Italic and have a different font to what they had before. Things like the "<MOD-DIAM>" are displaying exactly like that, instead of converting to the symbol. When I actually save the drawing as a PDF all the text is Bold and in yet a new font.

 

Clearly SW is somehow confused.

 

Any ideas people?

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