Essential Short cut to start your SOLIDWORKS learning Journey

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SOLIDWORKS is a user friendly and easy to learn 3D CAD modeling solution. SOLIDWORKS user interface is design to match the native Window Operating System interface providing you a familiar interface to start your daily 3D modeling. If you are new or just started your SOLIDWORKS learning journey, here are some essential shortcut key that you need to know. Short Cut key Description System Short Cut Ctrl + N New Ctrl + O Open Ctrl + W Open from web …

SOLIDWORKS Network Licenses – Borrowing and Returning

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You can easily borrow SOLIDWORKS licenses from the network and use them on a machine outside of your network. Here are the ins and outs of the borrowing license process: OBTAINING A LICENSE First off, you need to be connected to your network that has the SOLIDWORKS licenses. Then you can open the SolidNetwork License Manager on the client machine. This can be found under Start > All Programs > SolidWorks [year] > SolidWorks Tools > SolidNetwork License Manager. There …

HOW CAN I DOWNLOAD SOLIDWORKS FULL INSTALLER FILE?

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Starting 2018, SOLIDWORKS full installer can be downloaded through SOLIDWORKS official Website. SOLIDWORKS will usually keep up to 4 latest versions available online for your download, and that includes all respective Service Pack for each version. Step 1. Browse to SOLIDWORKS official Website. Select Support > Download. You will be required to have a valid Active Subscription SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal Account to access to the download. Step 2. Select the SOLIDWORKS Version that you wish to download from the drop down …

How do i use SOLIDWORKS RX?

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What is SOLDWORKS RX? SOLIDWORKS RX is an application designed to collect a variety of system data to help diagnose and resolve crashes and instability. For example one of the best usages of RX includes checking if your graphics card driver is up to date or certified. Features and Benefits Gathers complete SOLIDWORKS system and event information Makes it easy to send comprehensive information relating to a SOLIDWORKS problem Allows technical support engineers to see what happened to cause the issue …

Problems Capture with SOLIDWORKS RX

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SOLIDWORKS may or may not be running in the background when you run the tool. If an issue starts to occur during your SOLIDWORKS session, for example, you can start Rx and begin recording a video of what you are seeing. This information is invaluable when troubleshooting issues. This information can capture the process flow to create an issue you are seeing in your SOLIDWORKS as well as gathering important operating system information. There are three steps to a Problem …

How do I activate/ reactivate and deactivate my SOLIDWORKS product (Standalone)?

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Activation/ Reactivation Activation Window will pop up on first install of SOLIDWORKS. Step 1: Then select the middle option ‘Activate/Reactivate your product license(s)’ and click next. Step 2: Click the Next button to select the serial numbers that you want to activate. Enter your email address. If the computer is connected to the internet, you can activate “Automatically over the Internet…“, Otherwise select “Manual via e-mail“. Step 3: For Manual activation only. Select 1(ONE) serial number at a time, click …

How do I activate/ reactivate and deactivate my SOLIDWORKS product (Network)?

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Activation/ Reactivation Locate which workstation that the SolidNetWork License Manager Server (SNL) is already running the SNL that you need to activate/reactivate it. Internet connection is required but not compulsary Step1: Go to Start > SolidNetWork License Manager Server 20XX > Select Modify Step 2: Then select the middle option ‘Activate/Reactivate your product license(s)’ Step 3: When reactivating, you will be prompted if you are using a Firewall; check the option “A firewall is in use on this server”. Make …

How do I lodge an SOLIDWORKS Enhancement Request?

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As an active subscription customer, you are eligible to create an Enhancement Request in Customer Portal. STEP 1: Log in to customer portal and select Enhancement request (ER). Customer Portal https://customerportal.solidworks.com/ STEP 2: Search for any existing Enhancements that fits your current situation. You will be able to create an ER at the bottom of the request. STEP 3: Product Definition Management and Development reviews each and every enhancement to assess their practicable and implementation difficulty. If the criteria met, …

How do I install a new SOLIDWORKS Networks License?

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SOLIDWORKS Network License Manager (Server)You can install SOLIDWORKS SolidNetwork License Manager Server on any workstation as long as OS is compatible with the respective version of SolidNetwork License Manager. You will need to check the following before starting the installation. Step 1. From the SolidNetwork License Manager Installation file (swlicmgr), double click on the Setup.exe program file. Step 2. Under License Information, key in all the Network Licenses(separated with a coma) and click Next to proceed with the installation. Note: …

How do I install a new SOLIDWORKS Standalone License?

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You can install SOLIDWORKS on any workstation as long as OS is compatible with the respective version of SOLIDWORKS. You will need to check the following before starting the installation. Step 1: From the Installation file, double click on the Setup.exe program file Step 2: Under Type of Installation, select Individual (on this computer) and click Next. Step 3: Under Serial Number, enter the SOLIDWORKS Serial Number (and any other product serial number to be installed together in this installation) …