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Why is the SOLIDWORKS Automatic Solve Order option greyed out for my Equations?

SOLIDWORKS Automatic Solve order is Greyed out? If you have encountered any instances where the “Automatic Solve Order” for equations is disabled, it may be due to to a setting titled “Display potential circular references in equations:”   The options that govern the possibilities for…

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Changing the SOLIDWORKS “Open External Referenced Documents” dialog behavior

Every now and then, one of our fantastic support staff here at Javelin, run across a dialog that they have never seen before…. it’s a rare case to be sure. Especially rare if the features involved have been around forever and the dialog box itself…

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How to prevent users from changing their SOLIDWORKS System Options

Lock SOLIDWORKS System Options

In my previous article I mentioned that while creating an Administrative Image with SOLIDWORKS 2017, you now have the ability to manage and lock SOLIDWORKS System Options. Below are the detailed steps that will allow you to exert control over which SOLIDWORKS system options can be modified by users…

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Link the SOLIDWORKS Save As dialog description field to a Custom Property

Here at Javelin we are witness to a wide variety of ways that customers manage their custom property data. Often, we also get to see  which of those values become the most important details to a project. Some versatility that SOLIDWORKS offers us in regard…

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Use the SOLIDWORKS Copy Settings Wizard to save and restore your custom menu and system options

Copy Settings Wizard

After spending the time in SOLIDWORKS to customize all your toolbar, menu, shortcut and system options, the last thing you want to do is go back and do it all over again.  A computer crash, registry corruption, or simply switching to a new computer can…

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