Any clues as to why? It's taking upwards of 4 hours to recognise a very simple part that I did as a test (25.4mm tube with spiral holes).
Computer is a brand spaking new CAD workstation and I'm only running Solidworks and this window.
It would help to know what the computer specs are, as well as what version and service pack of SolidWorks you're running. Also, can you post the test part for others to try out?
I'm running a Dell Precision T3610 on Windows 7 Professional
3.5GHz Xeon E5 Processor
16 GB of RAM
Solidworks 2014, SP1.
The part can be downloaded here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B97TywrKYneJR1ZSMkVTVTdYX3M/edit?usp=sharing
If I try it with a more complicated part it crashes immediately
What do you mean "recognise"?
I would try uninstall SW and reinstall.
Is your GPU one of those that SW recommend?
Recognise Features.... when importing a .stp file, you can run Feature Recognition to recognise things such as drafts, ribs, fillets, holes, etc. It's a very useful tool, and in SW 13 it worked perfectly, albeit slowly.
Here's another part that runs into the same problem.
SW was freshly installed this morning (re-install happened last night) - same problem.Graphics card is a Nvidia Quadro K4000, approved by Solidworks.
That part has a Scale feature which FeatureWorks is unable to process. That is a limitation of FW.
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