This document highlights any known issues with regards to compatibility when using DriveWorks products.
The recent update to Windows 10 has introduced the following issues:
Removing items from the following areas of DriveWorks where items have been displayed in a list will cause a crash:
This issue will affect all past and present versions of DriveWorks Solo and DriveWorks Pro.
This has been introduced by the changes made to the .NET Framework as part of the Windows 10 Creators update.
This has been reported to Microsoft who are working on a fix for a future Windows update.
If possible avoid installing the Windows 10 Creators update to prevent this issue from occurring.
We are actively monitoring this issue and will post an update here when more information is available.
Windows 10 Creators update has changed some default system colors.
This is most noticeable in the Form Design property grid.
We will be fixing this in a future service pack, but existing versions of DriveWorks will use these new colors.
Please note the Web Frame control runs in IE11 mode on all supported operating systems with the exception of Windows Server 2012, which will still run in IE7 compatibility mode. This does not affect Windows Server 2012 R2 which uses IE11.
This notice applies to the following versions:
When generating models using OnDemand (Real Time Preview) there is a known issue where:
Having more than one subassembly that share identical parts may result in a mismatch of part geometry across the subassemblies.
The issue can be avoided by giving each part generated a unique file name within your DriveWorks rules.
The preview issue may also resolve if you reload the assembly. With the OnDemand model active, from the SOLIDWORKS menu, click:
This does not occur when using Manual/Automatic Queued Generation.
If you are unsure about the different model generation methods please refer to the article Info: Model Generation Behavior for more information.
The Team Viewer feature - Mirror Driver is known to cause issues with 3rd party applications, including DriveWorks.
If you receive a message stating that a new project cannot be created, and you have Trend Micro Antivirus installed, please try disabling Trend Micro Antivirus and creating your project. This issue is caused by Trend Micro Antivirus locking the new project file before DriveWorks has a chance to open it.
Please note the Web Frame control runs in IE11 mode on all supported operating systems with the exception of Windows Server 2012, which will still run in IE7 compatibility mode.
This does not affect Windows Server 2012 R2 which uses IE11.