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1216: The usage of Form Union and Form Assembly

There is an option to Form Union or Form Assembly at the end of the Geometry sequence. What does this mean and when should I switch between them? The Geometry branch within the Model Builder consists of a sequence of...
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1167: Error: Failed to connect to Inventor

When I try to synchronize the geometry between COMSOL and Inventor LT, the error message Failed to connect to Inventor. Please make sure Inventor is running. is displayed. Inventor LT does not support third party...
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1163: Error: Failed to connect to Inventor

When I try to synchronize the geometry between COMSOL and Inventor, the error message Failed to connect to Inventor. Please make sure Inventor is running. is displayed. In addition, in the Inventor user interface,...
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1162: Error: Failed to connect to PTC Pro/ENGINEER

When I try to synchronize the geometry between COMSOL and PTC Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0, the error message Failed to connect to PTC Pro/ENGINEER. Please make sure PTC Pro/ENGINEER is running. is displayed. The...
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1160: Error: Failed to connect to Solid Edge

When I try to synchronize the geometry between COMSOL and Solid Edge, the error message Failed to connect to Solid Edge. Please make sure Solid Edge is running. is displayed, and the COMSOL Multiphysics tab in Solid...
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1159: Parameter Selection Is Not Available in the PTC Pro/ENGINEER User...

The COMSOL menu and Parameter Selection are not available in the PTC Pro/ENGINEER (PTC Creo Elements/Pro) user interface, and parameter names are not synchronized to COMSOL. For parameter selection to work in PTC...
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1158: Parameter Selection Is Not Available in the PTC Creo Parametric...

The COMSOL Multiphysics tab and the Parameter Selection button are not available in the PTC Creo Parametric user interface, and parameter names are not synchronized to COMSOL. For parameter selection to work in PTC...
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1122: Error: Failed to connect to SOLIDWORKS

When I try to synchronize the geometry between COMSOL and SOLIDWORKS, the error message Failed to connect to SOLIDWORKS. Please make sure SOLIDWORKS is running. is displayed, and the COMSOL Multiphysics tab in...
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1038: Using symmetries in COMSOL Multiphysics

How do I take advantage of the symmetries in my COMSOL model? Using Symmetries to Reduce Model Size By using symmetries in a model you can reduce its size by one-half or more, making this an efficient tool for...
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983: Error: Internal Error in Geometry Decomposition

Why do I get the error message “Internal error in geometry decomposition”? This error means that COMSOL Multiphysics failed to resolve the geometry relations. If your geometry consists of several objects, the...
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