3D CAD, Tech Tips, Technical Support FAQ Series

    6 Tests to Troubleshoot SOLIDWORKS Network License Connection Issues

    January 26, 2018

    Have you ever experienced issues when connecting the SOLIDWORKS SolidNetwork License (SNL) manager? If so, read on as we highlight some of the main areas that can cause trouble while obtaining a license.

    SOLIDWORKS, Simulation, Technical Support FAQ Series

    5 Steps to Check if Your Simulation Results are Wrong

    June 27, 2017

    “Garbage in, gospel out.” A slightly different take on the old adage, this is a popular perspective on analysis results. But we engineers know better, right? Simulation results are generally only as good as the inputs to the problem. Or at least, you need to understand the limits of your engineering assumptions, and guide your interpretation of results accordingly. There are however many times you’re certain your simulation results are wrong, and yet you can’t figure out why.

    SOLIDWORKS, PDM, Technical Support FAQ Series

    Switch Local Settings for Disabling Automatic Login

    May 10, 2017

    Are you trying to login as the “admin” or another user but are not getting prompted for the login window? Switching the local settings in the administration tool on the client can help fix this automatic login. Here are the step-by-step instructions on how to switch local settings to disable automatic login.

    SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, PDM, Technical Support FAQ Series

    Working Concurrently on SOLIDWORKS Files

    April 24, 2017

    In a fast-paced engineering environment, it is common for multiple users to need to edit parts, assemblies and drawings at the same time. With these tech support tips, you can stop battling coworkers for write access and start working concurrently on SOLIDWORKS files.

    SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, PDM, Technical Support FAQ Series

    Pack & Go Inside of SOLIDWORKS PDM "Copy Tree"

    April 21, 2017

    Did you know that SOLIDWORKS PDM has a similar functionality to SOLIDWORKS Pack & Go? It is called “Copy Tree”. In this blog, we outline what Copy Tree does, how it is different than Pack & Go and other features it has.

    SOLIDWORKS, Technical Support FAQ Series

    How to Correct a Blank SOLIDWORKS Installation Manager

    April 18, 2017

    Are you trying to install SOLIDWORKS but keep running into blocked installation files? In this blog, we touch on the problem you are likely facing and the steps to resolve it.

    SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Technical Support FAQ Series

    Hidden Tricks When Opening SOLIDWORKS Files

    April 7, 2017

    Do you have large models that are time-consuming to open, drawings that refer to the wrong model, too many sheets slowing down performance or assembly files that won't open at all? We have the hidden tricks you are looking for when opening SOLIDWORKS files.

    SOLIDWORKS, Technical Support FAQ Series

    Microsoft Update Causing SOLIDWORKS Slow Down (March 2017)

    March 31, 2017

    TriMech Technical Support has received a large amount of calls from our clients indicating that their SOLIDWORKS performance has suddenly come to a screeching halt for seemingly no reason at all. We have learned that this is being caused by a Windows Update pushing out a new, unsupported version of your graphics card driver within the normal updates and patches. So, how do you fix this?