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Barbara Jerin
Hi, I have one data card set up for all my files (sldprt, slddrw, step, pdf, dxf). When I run a covert task (sldprt ->dxf) I want the data card variables to get transfered to dxf file. I managed to do this by converting slddrw->pdf and sldprt->step, but can't seem to get it work with sldprt->dxf convert task. I did add all my variables in the… (Show more)
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Manoj Sharma
how to schedule backup of PDM archive folder.   "Yes i know we can schedule SQL backup "   Sumit Rana  Please help in this matter Manoj
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Patrick Mueller
Hello, I have an assembly that I built that has 1000+ unique parts. I need to add a custom property to each one but the value is unique for each part.   basically I have a file name  ex. PI-LS-0233 and I want to add a custom property labeled as the position and the value to be the last for numbers.   So for the part PI-LS-0233 I need the… (Show more)
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Prabaharan Pichaiyan
I try to delete the part file from vault,which is in opened assembly. I can delete that file with the following warnings "File Opened by another application". After click OK file has been removed from the vault and saved as <Local File> in that same folder.   But I don't want allow  PDM to delete that file in opened condition. May I know how to… (Show more)
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Jacob Cone
We upgraded to 2018 last week, and now under external references settings, the Don't prompt to save read-only files (Discard Changes) button no longer works. When you go to save a copy, you will get any sub-assembly asking you to save that you don't want to save/change. This seems to be related to the versions of the files being on 2017. IT is… (Show more)
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R. Vignesh
Hello Everyone,   Is it possible to compare BOMs of two different assemblies in SolidWorks EPDM Professional ? If yes please guide me.   Thanks in Advance !!!   Regards, R.Vignesh
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Martin Lamont
Why does a 5mb assembly file become 53mb when saved as a .step file?!
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Shaodun Lin
Hi:   Is there any way to repair corrupt SQL system database?   For example when ‘model’ database is corrupted, I am not able to start the SQL Server service, and because SQL Server service is started, I am  not able to connect to database engine and using SQL Server Management Studio to restore back up or repair the database, in this case,… (Show more)
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Mike Childers
Double clicking on a component in Treehouse brings up a properties list, which you can edit.  My question is, how does this information get saved back to the part file?  If I change a value and save and exit Treehouse, and then open up the part, the property that I changed in Treehouse did not change.  But if I open up Treehouse again, it shows… (Show more)
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Josiah Thompson
Solidworks crashed on me and I lost some work I did on a drawing. I have been combing through the forums looking for solutions. I have been testing them but not getting any results.   Sequence of events reproducing problem.      1. attempt to open assembly drawing and get "SW encountered a problem with the file, do you want to repair?"     … (Show more)
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