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SolidWorks 2009

Application Details:

Version: 2009
License: Retail
URL: http://www.solidworks.com
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.9.12

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What works

Installer : swwi\swsetup.exe with winetricks vcrun2005 ie6

Registration :  the registration window is displayed and can be filled.

Application :

Solidworks is mostly useable :

  • files operations,
  • all volumic and surfacic operations seem to works,
  • graphic perfs are quite good, disply is quite perfect,
  • OpenGL is really used by the application, with shaders !!!!


 

What does not

  • winetricks vcrun2005 msxml6 ie6 is required
  • The new IE-based installer (sldim.exe) doesn't work, problems with activeX controls
  • regular installer (swsetup.exe or msiexec -i ) works but crashes at the end when registering application. But it completes.
  •  Toolbox libraries, and some add-ons are not installed correctly. But they can be installed manually
  • Graphics problems : toolbar icons are displayed with a black background instead of being transparent (bug 18507).
  • refresh of left panel (property manager) is quite slow, an a black background is displayed
  • an error message pops up everytime a file-related menu is called.
  • occasional crashes or freeze when saving files (bug 9396). 
  • no access to internet, for registration, or for online libraries when ie6 is activated. 
  • some little problems with windows manager (compiz) for moving, redimensioning window (solved with gdiplus).
  • Windows icons (close, maximize, etc) are not displayed (solved with winetricks gdiplus)
  • all the window is displayed black at startup (solved with gdiplus)
  • opening "personalized properties" tab on right panel crash the application
  • internal "windows manager" behaves strangely : multiple windows placement is quite random...


Workarounds

What was not tested

Add-on software.


Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

Waouh ! really impressive ! The file save problem is the only thing tha prevents SolidWorks to be really usable with wine !

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowFedora 23 x86_64Jun 26 20161.9.12Yes No GarbageFunkster 
ShowFedora 20 x86_64Jun 01 20141.7.16Yes Yes SilverFunkster 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 25 20101.2-rc1Yes Yes Silverdenis 
CurrentUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 04 20091.1.33Yes Yes Bronzedenis 
ShowFedora 11Oct 16 20091.1.31No Not installable GarbageNSLW 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
27403 Collapsable section headers in Solidworks property manager are overdrawn, thus unusable NEW View
34394 SolidWorks 2010: No text in sidebar UNCONFIRMED View

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