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Library Feature is Empty

Posted on Aug 16, 2019 by seacad_marketing

Did you come across below error message when you try to use your customized Weldment Profile?   Cause for the Issue: The warning "Library Feature is empty" can appear if the profile sketch has not been added to the library. Kindl...

SOLIDWORKS Electrical unable to connect to Database?

Posted on Jul 26, 2019 by seacad_admin

A common error that may arise when using SOLIDWORKS Electrical is that it is unable to connect to database. Before I get started, there could be many reasons why this error could occur. I am going to explain three common fixes that normally take...

Solution for SOLIDWORKS Electrical SQL Connection Error

Posted on Aug 29, 2016 by seacad_admin

“Cannot connect to database” error is one of the most common errors you might run into when launching SOLIDWORKS Electrical. There are many reasons that caused this error, one of the reason is due to SOLIDWORKS Electrical SQL server not running. ...

An Error Was Encountered While Trying to Open Your File

Posted on Aug 22, 2016 by seacad_admin

Have you seen this error message when you try open your saved part file or assembly file on your PC? Causes: File corruption. Typically, corrupted files are generally caused by factors external to SOLIDWORKS such as operating system,...

Symbol Library File Missing Error

Posted on Aug 16, 2016 by seacad_admin

Have you seen this error message when you give dimension to circles in SOLIDWORKS Drawings? Causes The file location for symbol library file is pointed to different versions of SOLIDWORKS. For example if you have SOLIDWORKS 201...

How To Save SOLIDWORKS Drawing As a 1:1 Scale Output

Posted on Aug 12, 2016 by seacad_admin

Have you faced problems while saving a SOLIDWORKS drawing as a DWG file? The 1:1 scale you have to keep while saving as a DWG file so that the manufacturer can produce the part without any problem. But sometimes you may face some problems regarding ...

SOLIDWORKS Database Is Missing – How to Resolve?

Posted on Aug 02, 2016 by seacad_admin

Have you seen this error message pop up whenever you open SOLIDWORKS? Causes: This problem normally occurs after you upgrade your SOLIDWORKS to new service pack or newer version on your PC. The cause for the problem is the file locati...

Steps to Make SOLIDWORKS Open File in a Default Version

Posted on Jul 18, 2016 by seacad_admin

Whenever a PC is installed with multiple versions of SOLIDWORKS like SOLIDWORKS 2014 / 2015/ 2016 and if you need to open SOLIDWORKS files on your correct version as a default, you can use following methods and solve it. Step 1: Go to Control P...

Solution for SOLIDWORKS Thumbnail Preview Issue

Posted on May 05, 2016 by seacad_admin

Method 1 1. Go to Options ---> System Options ---> General and check Show thumbnail graphics in Window Explorer as shown below. 2.  Go to Options ---> System options ---> File Explorer -> select all options a...

Technical Support Tip: Missing Diameter symbol “MOD-DIA”

Posted on Apr 11, 2016 by seacad_admin

This post is about fixing a bug that you may encounter when it comes to the drawing file, whereby in the dimensioning, instead of having the Diameter Symbol (Ø), the users sees the <MOD-DIAM> sign. To rectify this technical issue, there...