Using the words “SOLIDWORKS Electrical” and “network” in the same sentence always seems to create confusion. Customers sometimes ask if SOLIDWORKS Electrical is its own standalone software and how standalone and network licenses work. This guide will clear up some of the puzzlement!
Consider these 'better' practices when performing a SOLIDWORKS Electrical Server installation that will save you a lot of time and headache! The default installation for a server installation automatically defaults to installing the Electrical server products. This means that only the data, SQL, and collaborative service are installed on the server.
Prefer a darker background? Want a larger crosshair at the cursor? Zooming the wrong direction? We can adjust all of these settings and more in the Interface Configuration selection in SOLIDWORKS Electrical Schematics 2021. To get there, go to the Tools Tab (1), and then the Interface configuration button (2).
There is an easier solution! Inside of SOLIDWORKS Electrical, this setting for your name to be changed can be accessed by going directly to the Tools tab in your upper ribbon. Click on the Application Settings button which will take you to the Collaborative Server settings.
As you are probably already aware the collection of wire styles in SOLIDWORKS Electrical is stored at a project level, not the application level. This makes the reuse of a custom wire style challenging at times if you must copy from one project to another on a regular basis. If you need to do it more than twice it should be updated in your templates.