5 Replies Latest reply on May 2, 2012 1:42 AM by Pawel Keska

    Missing tab

    Pawel Keska

      Hi all,


      Has anyone seen something like this?

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      Solidworks 2007, template folder containing the .*drwdot files.


      Reinstallation  did not solve the problem.

      Any ideas?

        • Re: Missing tab
          Glenn Schroeder

          I have both SW 2010 and SW2012 on my computer.  I opened SW 2010 and tried to start a new document a couple of days ago, but all of my templates are now SW2012, and I believe that's the same error message that I got.  Could yours be a similar situation?

          • Re: Missing tab
            John Burrill

            Yeah, it looks like your template files have been upgraded.

            If you want to test this thoery, try opening one of them.  If it's been updated to a newer version, you'll get an error that says 'cannot open file.  future version' or something similar.

            Solidworks does keep a set of default tempaltes in the installation directory that you can use.  All you have to do is go into system options, and add a new template location.  Browse to an empty folder and Solidworks will copy the stock templates to this location.

            that'll atleast give you a better idea of what's causing your problem.

            John Burrill

            • Re: Missing tab
              Pawel Keska

              Thanks for all reply.

              Problem was the SWPA license, there is no drawings functionality.