How to Submit a SOLIDWORKS Enhancement Request

Article by Chris Geringer on May 18, 2022

Do you have a great idea that could make SOLIDWORKS better for everyone? Good news! There is a way to tell SOLIDWORKS your idea. The SOLIDWORKS Enhancement Request is an option available within your SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal account. Note: You must be on current SOLIDWORKS subscription support to submit enhancement requests.  

If you don't have one, follow these steps to access the SOLIDWORKS customer portal. 

Quick List of Steps

  • Navigate to solidworks.com
  • Login (or create an account)
  • Select Enhancement Requests (found under the MY SUPPORT header)
  • Search for any existing SPR’s
  • Select an SPR that is the closest match
  • Vote for that SPR, or create a completely new request

Navigate too the SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal and login.

SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal Login Screen

Under the MY SUPPORT header, select Enhancement Requests.

How to send an Enhancement Request to SOLIDWORKS

Search for any existing SPR’s that may be a close match to your new idea. In this example, we searched for topics related to Explode Step.

SOLIDWORKS SPR Results


Review the search results and click on any SPR that may match your new idea.

If you do not see anything similar to your idea, there is a link immediately below the search box to submit a new request.

In this example, SPR 671853 appears to match our new idea.

SOLIDWORKS Enhancement Request Search

To vote for this SPR, click Vote for This Enhancement.

Vote For This Enhancement Button in SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal

Complete the lower half of the voting form and click Submit.

How to Submit Your Vote for a SOLIDWORKS Enhancement Request

Like we mentioned earlier, there is a link on the search page to submit a new request as well as a Create a New Enhancement Request button at the bottom of the Voting and SPR pages. 

Create new Enhancement Request Button SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal

Complete the New Enhancement Request form and click Submit.  Make sure to keep a record of the newly assigned “ER #” before you click the submit button.

SOLIDWORKS Enhancement Request Number

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About Chris Geringer

Chris is a Technical Support Engineer at GoEngineer. When Chris isn't assisting customers, he enjoys biking and volunteering with a group that preserves vintage aircraft.

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