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1157: Improve the performance of contact models built in version 4.0a or...

I have an old contact model that was built in COMSOL Multiphysics 4.0a or earlier. Now that I am using a later version of COMSOL Multiphysics, how can I take advantage of the better stability of this version in my...
Version: All versions - Platform: All Platforms

1156: Displacements Control Spatial Frame

The property Displacements control spatial frame does not exist in Solid Mechanics in newer versions of COMSOL (4.3b and subsequent releases), because the displacements now always control the spatial frame. When...
Version: 4.3b,4.4,5.0,5.1,5.2,5.2a,5.3 - Platform: All Platforms

1155: Error: Failed to connect to Inventor

At first, synchronizing the geometry between Inventor and COMSOL works, but after I modify the geometry in Inventor and try to synchronize again, the error message Failed to connect to Inventor. Please make sure...
Version: 4.3a - Platform: Windows

1154: Support for SolidWorks 2013

I have COMSOL 4.3a and LiveLink for SolidWorks installed, but the COMSOL Multiphysics tab does not appear in SolidWorks 2013. To add support for SolidWorks 2013 for LiveLink for SolidWorks, download the...
Version: 4.3a - Platform: Windows

1151: The COMSOL Tab is not Visible in Microsoft Excel 2007 after...

After installing the COMSOL 4.3a update 1 for LiveLink™ for Excel®, the COMSOL tab is not visible in Microsoft Excel 2007. To activate the COMSOL tab in Microsoft Excel 2007, the LiveLink™ for Excel® needs to be...
Version: 4.3a - Platform: Windows

1150: Error: Failed to compute elastoplastic strain variables

Why do I get the error Failed to compute elastoplastic strain variables when using plasticity/concrete/soil plasticity? This happens because the elastoplastic element cannot evaluate a plastic step if the current...
Version: All versions - Platform: All Platforms

1149: Error: Error downloading file. Connection refused: connect

When installing COMSOL over the Internet, the following error(s) occur: Error downloading file. Connect timed out Error Downloading file. Connection refused: connect Error Downloading file....
Version: All versions - Platform: All Platforms

1147: The COMSOL 4.3a Tab Is Not Available in the Microsoft Excel Ribbon

I have installed the LiveLinkTM for Excel® on my machine but I cannot find the COMSOL4.3a tab in the Excel ribbon. Install the latest update for COMSOL 4.3a, available here.
Version: 4.3a - Platform: Windows

1145: Why do I receive License error -9 after upgrading to Mac OS X 10.10...

I receive a License error -9 after upgrading to Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, or Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Could not obtain license for COMSOL Multiphysics GUI. License error: -9. Invalid...
Version: All versions - Platform: Macintosh

1144: The COMSOL Desktop graphics window becomes scrambled after...

After upgrading to Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, the graphics window in the COMSOL Desktop becomes scrambled and is showing artifacts when using OpenGL rendering. This happens if the COMSOL Desktop window is resized to...
Version: 4.3 - Platform: Macintosh