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1242: Unexpected error thrown by the Method Editor

I run COMSOL Multiphysics on Windows 7. When trying to access the Method Editor in the Application Builder, I get an unexpected error. When opening the log file, the top of the stack trace looks like...
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1241: Running Client-Server consumes too many licenses or gives an error...

I am having problems running COMSOL Multiphysics 5.3a in Client-Server mode. The issue manifests itself in two different ways. If you are using a multi-seat Floating Network License (FNL), you may notice from the...
Version: 5.3a - Platform: All Platforms

1234: An error is returned when running mphlaunch and mphstart

If the COMSOL installation path contains a space, an error is returned when running the functions mphstart and mphlaunch at the MATLAB prompt. The error returned when running mphlaunch is: 'C:\Program' is not...
Version: 5.3 - Platform: All Platforms

1231: Error: "Internal error CAD import" when importing SOLIDWORKS or...

On a computer with Chinese Windows, import of SOLIDWORKS and CATIA V5 files in COMSOL Multiphysics 5.2a always fails with the message "Internal error CAD import". Contact COMSOL Support to get access to the hotfix that...
Version: 5.2a - Platform: Windows

1228: Vendorstring is not correct

When using the COMSOL 5.2a license file, I receive the error "Vendorstring is not correct" when starting COMSOL version 5.2 or earlier. COMSOL 5.2a works fine. What is the problem? For licenses that use a license...
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1224: Cannot start COMSOL on Mac OS X when two displays are connected

I try to run COMSOL on Mac OS X with multiple displays connected, but it crashes. The error comes from the license manager who has issues handling multiple displays connected via thunderbolt connections. A work around...
Version: - Platform: Macintosh

1215: Circular variable dependency detected

One of the following errors occur: "Circular variable dependency detected." or "There are cyclic dependencies." If you get one of these errors, a variable or parameter has been defined in terms of itself, possibly in a...
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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...
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1210: Failed to create boundary layer mesh for domains

The error "Failed to create boundary layer mesh for domains" occurs. The mesh generator was not able to create the boundary layers for some domains. The boundary layer meshing algorithm is sensitive to the topology of...
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1209: Failed to create boundary layer mesh

The error "Failed to create boundary layer mesh" occurs. The mesh generator was not able to create the boundary layers. The boundary layer meshing algorithm is sensitive to the topology of the model geometry, and it...
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