When you combine them all, the result is at least an order of magnitude faster, maybe even two. Set UserControlBackground before setting the visibility or the window might not disappear. Only at the very end did I not see a noticeable improvement. Your computer performs many tasks, even when you are just staring at the screen wondering how the hell you are going to get the cost of your design down by 30%. ... for example, I do combine/intersect yesterday at 2 PM and its still saying " solidowrks is busy running command SOLIDWORKS Forums. I found a case where a tangent sketch relation was not added (or it was deleted) when the program was invisible. When I hit go, the SOLIDWORKS window disappears and only the editor window remains. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. [–]IsDaedalus 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS Corp. develops and markets 3D CAD design software, analysis software, and product data management software. If you believe your post has been caught in the spam filter (not showing up), please PM a moderator and alert them to the issue. * Required SOLIDWORKS is busy running a command error message This has been a recurring problem for me as soon as I updated from 2018 to 2019. [–]ThatNinthGuy 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children), I really hate how big and center-of-the-screen the "Close" button is... its where I rest my cursor :), [–]g0dfather93CSWP 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children), They added this popup as a way to let us know that it was actually working and not frozen, https://gfycat.com/anguisheddistinctdutchshepherddog, [–]mo_bambo[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (2 children), I appreciate the window as a reference to that. Speaking of which, get that bad boy fired up, it’s time to start dialing things in. Repeat Last Command: Recent Commands: User Interface Customization: Customize Menus: Shortcut Menus: Keyboard Shortcuts: Customize Keyboard : Customize Options: User Interface Customizations for Macros: Touch and Multi-Touch Support : Microsoft Global Input Method Editors (IME) ... SolidWorks … Then I found ways to make the same macro run in seconds. This happens randomly during use. The second method is ModelDoc2.SetBlockingState and ResetBlockingState. Getting the last filled row in a certain column (and similarly, the last filled column in a certain row) using: Advantage: useful when you want to keep the screen updated. Aside from the standard View control type commands, such as zooming and panning, SOLIDWORKS PCB includes other tools to help with working in a busy and dense design workspace. There are some missing faces that you can see through in this solid body, but when you look from the other side, it's solid. Slow drawing in SOLIDWORKS? When I suspect a group of functions of running too slow, a throw in a few PrintTime calls in there to find the culprit. Be sure to unlock it after you’re done. Drivers that went haywire can cause all kinds of weird behaviors. Posted by 2 days ago. Disadvantage: Windows thumbnails might not work when saving files. But now you find yourself looking at the screen and waiting for your digital buddy to do his work. Look how nicely everything is being kept up to date, right until Windows decides to set the screen to white: Navigate to the DCOM Server Process Launcher. (it can occur while creating simple drawings and when dealing with large assemblies with equal frequency in both case) I've tried everything I can think of to resolve the issue. I can’t wait to add all of these improvements to my macro which takes 24 hours to run. i dont know anything Fill each sketch with a horizontal line of 100 sketch points. It still creates 100×100 sketch points. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. Did these tips help you improve your macro speed as well? In the end, there still is a difference of a factor 5 in execution speed. Navigate to the Remote Procedure Call service. Here’s a quick summary for the seven methods we’ve talked about in this post to improve macro speed: These have been a pretty fruitful couple of days. We’ll need these to customize your Technology Database. Sketch points appearing at the wrong position. It creates fewer sketch entities (100 sketches, 10 points per sketch), then saves a copy of the file after each sketch creation. SolidWorks is busy running the AutoSave command. We have found six seven that have a real impact, plus a bonus one at the end. But in reality, SOLIDWORKS was probably still chugging away as it rebuilt your complex model. Look how nicely everything is being kept up to date, right until Windows decides to set the screen to white: For certain macros, adding the DoEvents line is a blessing because it no longer looks like the computer has crashed. So be careful when you use it and where you place it. There are a number of tools available on the View tab of the Ribbon that you can use to control what is being viewed on the board, and how it is being viewed. Cole M CSWP, CSWST, CSWI, CPDM SW06 SW07 IBM T42p, 2g proc., 1g RAM,ATI Mobility Fire GL T2 The API help notes a few of these, but I’ve lost track of them. It seems to be enabled until you close the part or turn updating back on. I turned off these animations and BAM, instant speed gain. 152. You may need to run the Command Prompt in Administrator mode if you are initially denied permission to run the utility. This is another speed improvement for sketching. The macro speed already improved by 3.2 times. save hide report. Thanks, intel i7 cpu, gtx 1060 GPU, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, https://preview.redd.it/mkm20w6bf4u31.png?width=1726&format=png&auto=webp&s=dc13eb7f03529957fd511046ffe98ccd008fdff2, [–]Oilfan94 3 points4 points5 points 1 year ago (6 children). First of all, this is a Windows message box, NOT a SolidWorks message box. It seems I've made a TARDIS! Just as with the previous function, be sure to flip the switch again when you’re done. The shell command will run a script that will insert records in database. I did run into one drawback, however. Any suggestions would be hugely appreciated. [–]tightirl1 2 points3 points4 points 1 year ago (0 children). This blog is for those unlucky individuals working in SOLIDWORKS are persistently annoyed by this message. I'm wondering if it's related to your working on a surface book. It seems to be enabled until you close the part or turn updating back on. SOLIDWORKS Error Report Dialog Box One recommendation is to have backups of your files in case of hardware failure. Do you have other documents open? REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 15268 on r2-app-0aba91be8faa51828 at 2020-12-28 20:22:31.000599+00:00 running 6abf2be country code: NL. It just carves out some time to repaint the form at the cost of slowing down execution. In our case adding notes stopped working. 4 comments. In the SolidWorks user interface, the command manger lies just below the Menubar and have 4 sub-sections (default). Conclusion: there were fewer sketch entities, so fewer event interruptions. Also, are you saving files locally? share. To find out how long my macros and individual functions run, I created a function to time them. I originally didn’t plan to include anything on Excel in this post. So you wrote a macro to give your pc something to do. You can wait for the command to finish (recommended) or close the SOLIDWORKS software. Please let me know at [email protected]. Ensure it is also running and set to Automatic. You can add the DoEvents command to your macro to keep a form responsive, even when the computer is really busy. I noticed a drop in file size because of that as well. A faulty or corrupt … Another improvement of nearly two times. This test case is even more similar to the macro that I want ultimately want to improve the speed of. 12 comments. Sometimes the Escape key will exit out of a command before it finishes. I haven't found anything while googling except the idea of removing all network links from quick access and reference file locations. Yes, I often save with the edges on. Call it from a ModelView object within your ModelDoc2. Disadvantage: killing for performance when you call it too often. That actually gives a signal to SolidWorks that someone wants something to happen. In my case, the program was open already and I start the macro from the VBA editor. SOLIDWORKS offers many methods to improve execution speed. You have probably noticed that when your computer is really busy and you click a few times. )The camera connects via USB. It’s like waiting for water to boil, it just doesn’t seem to happen. When you run a command from the results list for a query, Search Commands remembers that command and places it at the top of the results list when you type the same query again. Have you turned off any backup and recover options just as a test? A particularly weird bug I ran into. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Advantage: a very powerful setting when you don’t need to process every sketch item for relations and snapping. Tech Tip: You can always use the Windows Resource Monitor to see if SOLIDWORKS is still busy running a command or actually hanging. The clicks seem to go unnoticed until they are suddenly handled in a quickfire way after the computer is done crunching its heavy task. Example. Lock your current model, and don’t forget to call. That was until I ran a few tests to optimize the macro speed of an Excel-heavy SOLIDWORKS macro. You check the Task Manager, only to find that there are still plenty of RAM left; not even at 50% capacity. Meme. Don’t forget to enable it again. When AddToDB is not used, by default two sketch entities at around one millimeter apart will snap together. My issue is that it occurs so frequently that getting work done is almost impossible. They are somehow wired together under the hood in a way that I don’t really understand yet. Advantage: halts drawing new sketch objects until you redraw or rebuild. You should enter an enhancement request. Disadvantage: your whole SOLIDWORKS window disappears. Reading 1000 lines went from 20 seconds to 0.2 seconds, 100 times faster. When you don’t need the user to see everything that’s going on while running the macro, you can stop the graphics part of the screen from updating. I used the T265 in FRC, and its performance convinced me … That’s probably why the content of the sketch toolbar hasn’t really changed since 2000. You can actually hide the complete SOLIDWORKS window. The only thing I've changed is the version of SolidWorks that I'm running. If the two services are set to anything other than Automatic and Running, change them. How would I make this chamfer finish out to the edge? This happens with very very simple tasks as well, such as drawing a rectangle in a sketch, [–]Oilfan94 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (1 child). When I did some digging in another macro this morning, I timed all of my functions. 4 comments. Force Rebuild command rebuilds every single feature in the design tree and as a result refresh the entire database of geometry. I've seen that a lot of people also have this issue and nobody has been able to find a solution. share. True if the SolidWorks command ran, false if not. odometry pods or wheel encoders. I appreciate that. By combining a few macro commands I was able to improve the macro speed enormously, the running time on one macro down from close to five minutes to 8 seconds! You might still be able to see a difference when you start measuring milliseconds. Looping through the variant rows instead of Excel rows. When you save files from a macro that has no graphics updating, the preview images in Windows are not available. We are running ftc app version 3.6 on both of our moto g2's and we keep coming across a problem where you will try to run a program and you hit initialize, but it wont do anything when u hit play. Do you have a method to add to this list? The screen now stops responding after 5 to 15 sketches until the task is done. Disadvantage: Some calls do not work. It’s perfect for sketch-heavy macros. I expected massive speed gains by using AddToDB and didn’t know what to expect from the other improvements. We need a few extra lines here because we need to figure out which part of the screen to keep from updating. Call it from a FeatureManager object within your ModelDoc2. At some point I might just wipe my hard drive entirely and start over, [–]ThaGreenRider 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children), It may not be worth it, I just built this PC :/ fresh install and everything, [–]ductaper60VAR.AE Elite 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). save hide report. Adding notes does not work with the model is locked, so we temporarily unlock the UI to add a note. Our test results are great, so we decided to add it. Please be respectful and constructive. The most common misconception here is that SolidWorks has, or is about to crash. 195. You need to close all documents before you set the Visible property, or it doesn’t work. share. You are not in control of those when you are writing a macro though. share. Warning: SOLIDWORKS System Resources Running Low. I either leave it to resolve the issue, or click on "Wait...", [–]GoEngineer_IncVAR.AE 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (0 children). That is why I chose not to use this function in my final project. When you want to import 100,000 points into a 3D scan, you don’t need SOLIDWORKS to check each point if it may coincide with another one. if i had a nickel for everytime solidworks shit the bed and sent out some form of error message, I wouldn't need solidworks anymore. Writing many tiny files to a hard drive would certainly worsen performance. It's working like butter now. It locks the user interface for one model. Prior to 2019....when encountering a problem, SW would just hang or freeze up. Discussion. So you turn it off. You can pick several degrees of blocking. Weldment - Corner Treatment - Combine Problem. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: Message the Mods with proof to get yours. ftc265 is an FTC library that acts as a driver for the T265 tracking camera, which is a camera that does visual SLAM to localize your robot (instead of using e.g. ASK FOR CONTACT INFO FOR YOUR LOCAL VALUE ADDED RESELLER. This function is native function for SOLIDWORKS 2019 onward and as mentioned above can be enabled in SOLIDWORKS 2018 SP5 by choosing “Show the ‘busy’ dialogue when Windows detects the SOLIDWORKS is non-responsive (requires SOLIDWORKS restart)” found under Tools > Options > System Options > General. Since the user can have multiple files open and in view. It doesn’t look like 100 points because there are two at each position. Solidworks has become a brick that prompts Windows to ask if I want to terminate it, yet the computer doesn't even notice it's running. What are they? Open a Command Prompt window (in Windows, click Start > Run. Stolen robot, what should we do? Call it anywhere in your macro. I think this feature was designed mainly to prevent the user from noticing the program is used at all. You didn't know when or if it would resolve itself or if it was truly frozen. Call it from your ModelDoc2 object. While this shell command is running , I want my page to be free from waiting this shell command to end. Call it from the SketchManager of your current ModelDoc2. Unfortunately, there is no icon nor menu choice in SOLIDWORKS to execute that command. Didn't seem to be a problem in 2018. save hide report. No need to turn it off. Posted by 21 hours ago. Conclusion: awesome, I got the time from 4 minutes and 37 seconds to 8 seconds! Ensure it is running and set to Automatic. That way I wouldn’t have to plan my day around running the macro once. This is normal when it's a very intense operation. The first one hides the window, the second one prevents the user from having control over the application. It sounds like you're in the middle of a command in another document that is contained within your assembly. Disadvantage: those automatic relations can be pretty useful and sometimes you just need them. [–]mo_bambo[S] -1 points0 points1 point 1 year ago (0 children). In this post, I’ll share with you how I got there and what I learned along the way. “OH NO!!!! As explained above, I created this macro to create 100 sketches with 100 sketch points each. Just a few things to check that could be related, I haven't seen this myself. We already treated a few of them in our most popular blog post so far: Slow drawing in SOLIDWORKS? And yet, CPU usage is right at 2%. My ultimate goal is to get a macro that now takes 24 hours (yup) to, say, about ten minutes. I expect AddToDB to have less of an effect here. I was surprised to see that we could improve the macro speed by a factor two or three with each method. I haven't tried those options yet since they are where my part libraries live, [–]mo_bambo[S] 1 point2 points3 points 1 year ago (1 child), Please, please let me know if you find a solution! Memory usage is low. You can get the biggest boost if you put speed above anything else. Flip through the other parts you have open and determine if you are in the middle of a command on any of them. That’s why some race cars look like this: You need to answer a few questions to create the proper approach: The more often you can answer NO, the more you can improve your macro speed. I wrote a few macros to test these commands first. Someone pointed out these methods to us after we wrote this post. SOLIDWORKS welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation. Imagine getting interrupted 10,000 times in a workday, damn. Go to your Tools menu in SOLIDWORKS, slide across over to the SOLIDWORKS CAM menu and click on Technology Database. 211. Since Excel keeps roughly half of the world’s businesses afloat, I decided to include my results. The image below shows my initial result. Depending on your system permissions, you can also restart these services. That is why test 1 took considerably less time than in the previous case and that is why there is less of a difference between test 1 and 2. Please email me if you’ve found one. You can add the DoEvents command to your macro to keep a form responsive, even when the computer is really busy. There are a few API commands that don’t work properly when the window is not visible. 195. SOLIDWORKS is busy running a command error message (self.SolidWorks), This has been a recurring problem for me as soon as I updated from 2018 to 2019. That means the macro is nearly 35 times faster. Here you are going to see the SolidWorks Features tool which helps a lot to make the designs in 3D. It shows the current time up to hundredths of a second, which is the accuracy of the Timer function. This improvement is basically a no-brainer when the user doesn’t need to see everything that is happening. By setting DisplayWhenAdded to false and AddToDB to true (or it will not work) SOLIDWORKS halts displaying the new sketch objects until you run GraphicsRedraw or EditRebuild3. It is now 35 times faster! SOLIDWORKS is the leading supplier of 3D CAD product design engineering software. To execute, launch the command prompt (Start->type “cmd“) and then run chkdsk /r C: (or replace “C” with your drive letter) from the command prompt. The first method is using ModelDoc2.Lock and Unlock. The same goes for writing to and Excel file. Just set the updating back to true when you’re done with that model. In other cases, like drawing these ten thousand sketch items, the program gets interrupted 10,000 times as well. New teaser drop date! Driver issues. Let’s Customize Your Technology Database in SOLIDWORKS CAM. This is the faulty hard-drive or memory fault. Turned out the view transition for a ‘Zoom to fit’ action took half a second, which was 85% of the time my function took to complete. They added this popup as a way to let us know that it was actually working and not frozen. The result: I had to wait 11 seconds instead of 20. No slowdown outside of Solidworks. The running time in my 100*100 grid went from 1 minute 26 to just 21 seconds, a 4.1 times speed increase on top of the 3.2 times in section 1. Building a robot in a freezer to avoid coronavirus at our school. You could turn off snapping programmatically or manually in the settings or enable AddToDB to prevent this from happening. Back then, SOLIDWORKS still looked as dandy as this: A lot of fancy and user-friendly things are happening under the hood by now. Remains active for the entire session until turned on again. What I found was that the bulk of the running time was spent on changing views, not actual modeling work. You can now add sketch entities directly to the database by setting AddToDB to true. It’s quite literally every 30 seconds and it takes around a minute to resolve. There is another reason for using AddToDB. So, from my perspective, SolidWorks 2019 is a major step BACKWARDS in terms of performance. You could frankly replace “ SolidWorks ” with the name of ANY other application loaded on your Windows computer, even Windows Explorer!! There are actually two ways to lock the user interface. Is it worth upgrading SolidWorks 2018 to 2021? © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. 79. I created two XLSX files with 30 columns, one with 100 rows, one with 1000 rows. Fortunately, you can turn a few dials to tweak performance from within the macro. Creating sketch items is one of the most basic things you can do in SOLIDWORKS. The results are pretty similar to case 1, the extra time is pretty consistent at 10 to 16 seconds. This method did not work very well for Drew, so we have no results to share. That said, I've recently had issues like that with some extra crashing when I've updated to 2020. This one is hard to prepare for. Hardware Problems. Advantage: Locks the user interface while you’re doing intensive API calls. Help in creating a shell mesh using surfaces. The more people who ask for something, the more likely it is to get implemented. The resulting model has 10,000 equidistant grid with sketch points and takes, at its worst, 4 minutes and 37 seconds to run on my 2016 workstation laptop: Test case 1: 100 sketches with 100 sketch points each. Line-ends snap to origins and midpoints, lines get tagged as being horizontal or vertical and they snap at 45 degrees. Verification on Rebuild setting Apparently that is the time required to write a hundred small files to an SSD. Make sure you disable the command after you’re done with the SOLIDWORKS session. Individual installation component command-line properties include: ... click Help > Use SOLIDWORKS Web Help. Wow, that was a busy start to SOLIDWORKS World 2019 for the DraftSight team!. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts It just carves out some time to repaint the form at the cost of slowing down execution. The only way that you can run Force Rebuild is by using Ctrl + Q shortcut key. It’s pretty similar to importing 3D points into SOLIDWORKS, a topic that I have seen more than a few topics on in the SOLIDWORKS forums. Computers were designed to make our lives easier, right? how long does it usually take for the My Solidworks account verification email to be sent? 152. I am running an i9 I just built and I have been having the same problem! Advantage: stop unnecessary updating of the feature tree and win back time. SolidWorks is busy running the AutoSave command. Here are 12 possible reasons. Click here for information about technical support. We started the day with DraftSight What’s New session in Art Room 6 (our home for the duration of #SWW19) and we heard Wai Ming and Marco tell us about the upcoming features in DraftSight Suite. As with all of the methods in this article, you just need to try them out and see which ones work for you. A SOLIDWORKS dialog box may appear during lengthy processes when Microsoft ® Windows ® detects that the SOLIDWORKS software has stopped responding. It’s just less than ideal for macros that create fancy sketches because at those times you could really use a line to snap to the origin. So if you’re working with a massive Excel file, make sure you read as much of it in one go and use internal variables to process the data. But I guess your mileage may vary. Do all background processes need to continue while the macro runs? Here are 12 possible reasons, Disable DisplayWhenAdded to make sketching faster. As always, there are many factors. Could it be thermally throttling your performance? We then try to switch the program, but but it doesnt do anything if you try to hit initialize. In this test case, I removed the line and the running time immediately went from 04:37 to 01:26. I reduced the running time by 25-35% after changing this setting. And yes, we are working across a server, not locally. Many items that affect drawing speed affect macro performance as well: CPU speed matters, model complexity matters, laptop power settings matter. Setting EnableGraphicsUpdate to false alone allowed my macros to run about 30% faster. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. Wai Ming giving details on the new DraftSight 2019 Portfolio. 4 comments. Disadvantage: you have to turn it off again or the user will have to rebuild for every sketch object. It checks your keyboard and mouse for inputs for example. They like doing the exact opposite as most humans do: they like to be told to the same simple thing over and over again. I wrote a simple macro that reads these cells in three different ways: The differences were once again incredible. Having that extra patience and selecting “Wait for the program to respond” may just save you the headache of lost work. [–]ThaGreenRider 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago (2 children). !”… Well, NOT REALLY, at least not most of the time. I have not run tests with this command yet, so I don’t know how much faster it is. Seeking Help. It can take hours to run … By invoking the AddToDB command, you can skip all of those smart things and it becomes blazingly fast. You can add more sub-sections by customizing the command interface. ftc265: A visual SLAM driver and odometry pod replacement for FTC. Advantage: hide everything for the biggest speed gains. Remains active for the entire session until turned off again. I’ll share the macro speed at each stage at the end of the post. Please let me know if you have some test results to share. This happens randomly during use. Does SOLIDWORKS need to worry about creating sketch relations? This method made our drawing automation add-in Drew 20% faster at adding sheets and views. I created macros that could bring my laptop to its knees for minutes. I came here to say this but you beat me to it. Posted by 4 days ago. For example: Derogatory or demeaning remarks are not tolerated in this learning community. What I've ended up doing is reformatting my PC and installing a fresh install. (it can occur while creating simple drawings and when dealing with large assemblies with equal frequency in both case) I've tried everything I can think of to resolve the issue. Press J to jump to the feed. 217. Can’t this go a little faster? append \n to the command - or - include & Chr(10) after the command These control strings emulate a user pressing the Enter key in DraftSight. Do you need to keep the user informed all the way through? When you have a model object in the variable swModel (like most of us do), this is the line you need to speed up your code: swModel.FeatureManager.EnableFeatureTree = False. These features make it easy to find and run any SOLIDWORKS command: Results are filtered as you type and typically find the command you need within a few keystrokes. Posted by 5 days ago. the document has 250 MB and when I run combine/intersect is take too long ... for example, I do combine/intersect yesterday at 2 PM and its still saying " solidowrks is busy running command I dont know what do to … i dont know if i am doing something wrong … i dont know if the pc has a weak CPU …. Many of which affect macro speed. Very weird. This is one of the most drastic measures to reduce waiting times and improve macro speed. Rendered by PID 15268 on r2-app-0aba91be8faa51828 at 2020-12-28 20:22:31.000599+00:00 running 6abf2be country code: NL. 101. Call it from the SolidWorks object. It’s possible, although I NEVER experienced this issue while working in SW 2018, and I know of a few people online who claim they have very good setups experiencing the same problem. 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