2010 Installation Quirk?

Things on support at CATI always come in waves. It like death and taxes – something that you can always count on. This being said in the last couple weeks we have been busy with installation questions and the usual interface change and functionality questions. But I started to see a trend. I will always consider something to be a trend after I see 3 calls within a 2 week period.

I don’t know what is triggering this but I have seen some installs not checking the sub folders in the Design Library, Forming Tools folder as “Forming Tools”. With SOLIDWORKS in order to have something act as a “forming” tool for sheet metal parts the folder either has to be “checked” or the form tool that you create needs to be saved as Form Tool with the extension of .sldftp. These topics are all covered in the Sheet Metal class offered by CATI.

If you’re forming tools sub folder is not checked as a form tool folder you will get this message.


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