SolidWorks 2015 Drawings (SP2 and Above) Display As "Unsupported File Format" with AutoVue (Doc ID 2122536.1)

Last updated on MARCH 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle AutoVue 3D Professional Advanced - Version 21.0.0 to 21.0.0 [Release 21.0]
Oracle Autovue for Agile Product Lifecycle Management - Version 21.0.0 to 21.0.0 [Release 21.0]
Oracle AutoVue 2D Professional - Version 21.0.0 to 21.0.0 [Release 21.0]
Oracle AutoVue Electro-Mechanical Professional - Version 20.1.0 to 21.0.0 [Release 20.1.0 to 21.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to view SolidWorks 2015 2D files which were created with Service Pack 2 and above the following error occurs:

Unsupported File Format

Step to reproduce:

  1. Launch AutoVue.
  2. Open a SolidWorks 2015 2D file

Cause

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