Symbol Library File Missing Error
  • Symbol Library File Missing Error

    Posted on Aug Tue, 2016 by seacad_admin

    Have you seen this error message when you give dimension to circles in SOLIDWORKS Drawings?




    The file location for symbol library file is pointed to different versions of SOLIDWORKS. For example if you have SOLIDWORKS 2014 and SOLIDWORKS 2015 in the same PC, sometimes the file location for SOLIDWORKS 2014 symbol library file will also be located in SOLIDWORKS 2015.

    Steps to Resolve 

    E.g. Using SOLIDWORKS 2015 but Symbol Library File is pointing to SOLIDWORKS 2014

    Step 1: Go to Options -> System Options -> File Location ->  Symbol Library File -> check whether it is pointing to correct version


    Step 2: Go to Options -> System Options -> File Locations -> Symbol Library File -> point to correct folder. Folder location for symbol library file is C:\Program files\SolidWorks\SolidWorks Version\ Lang\ English.


    Problem will be resolved after following the above steps. If you need any further assistance, feel free to contact us at +65 6226 3784 or email

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