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1213: Manually setup the geometric multigrid solver

The geometric multigrid solver accelerates the convergence of the iterative solver by solving the finite element problem on a series of meshes rather than a single one. The multigrid algorithm starts with the initial...
Version: All versions - Platform: All Platforms

1168: The New Hover-and-Click Selection Method in COMSOL 4.4 and COMSOL 5.0

How can I select interior surfaces in my geometry in COMSOL 4.4 and above? The new way of selecting geometry objects or geometric entities in COMSOL 4.4 (and later versions) is a one-click selection. To select...
Version: 4.4,5.0,5.1 - Platform: All Platforms

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...
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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,...
Version: 4.3b,4.4,5.0,5.1 - Platform: Windows

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...
Version: All versions - Platform: Windows

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...
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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...
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1141: LiveLink feature not available under Geometry > LiveLink Interfaces

I have a license for a LiveLink for CAD product, but the LiveLink is not available as an option under **LiveLink Interfaces** when you right-click the **Geometry** node. This issue also affects the One Window for...
Version: 4.3,4.3a,4.3b - Platform: Windows

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...
Version: All versions - Platform: Windows