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Sayaka Etheridge
Click to view contentHi, I am trying to link Custom File Properties to cells in Excel, and having a problem linking some number-type properties. Among other variables entered through EPDM datacard, I have two variables "RunMacro" and "ReqPWHT" that are entered through checkbox control. I tried linking these properties to named cells on my worksheet, but when I close… (Show more)
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Steve Calvert
OK, new to SW PDM and haven't yet had any formal training.  I have an O-Ring and it has a data card.  I really need to show this ring in an assembly but show it as the shape in which is different than the O, it becomes an egg shape.  I know I can make two paths in SW to represent the shape but wouldn't the egg shaped version create me another data… (Show more)
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Daniel MCGINN
Click to view contentThank you to everyone who has submitted enhancement ideas for this year’s SOLIDWORKS World Top Ten. As a reminder, the idea submission phase will be open until December 12th, 2018.   If you have an idea for an enhancement, please submit it in the SOLIDWORKS World 2019 Top Ten List. Fellow SOLIDWORKS users can view, comment, and eventually vote on… (Show more)
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Grant McWilliam
Hi all,   I am trying to upgrade my PDM server from Solidworks 2017 SP01 media, I am running the setup file located in swpdmserver.   I reach the end of the wizard where i input the SQL password, however I am give the warning "Error27504. SQL version requirements not met. This installation requireds Microsoft SQL Server 8.00.760 or later"   I… (Show more)
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Derek Eldridge
3 Questions concerning CircuitWorks Library: When exporting the library to a csv some of my ECAD Component Names use commas. So the exported file does not separate correctly. Is there a way to get a tab delineated export? Is there a way to cleanse the CircuitWorks library of files who's links are no longer valid. Files who may have been… (Show more)
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Shane Kozlowski
Click to view contentI'm trying to change the Archive Configuration of this part so that when you click on it the Description field shows. Right now it is set to a 200 sets config and i want it to point to the assembly definition. How do I go about changing this?
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Hrishikesh Shirsikar
As we can edit script of convert task while changing state of the solidworks drawing file using values of data card variables. In similar manner I want to use data card variables while converting dwg to pdf. Is there any way to modify script in this way?Deepak GuptaJason Koonce
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Jeffery Centinario
Ever since I installed SolidWworks ePDM 2017 and Adobe Acrobat Pro on a new Windows 10 PC, PDM opens .pdf files when checking then into the vault.  This did not happen on a Windows 7 PC with same software.  How do I prevent PDM from opening .pdf files at check-in?
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Logan Pegler
Our company is such that we design equipment and have external contractors manufacture it. Due to this it is very important that the revision of parts and assemblies is correct and communicated clearly to reduce chance of error during manufacturing.   In the past our company has followed the process that when a part is revised, two assemblies… (Show more)
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Jason Hogue
When my files move through a certain transition in my work flow, I want PDM to open an excel file so I can fill in details and then save this along with the SW parts.   Is this possible using the Execute Task or Execute Command actions of a transition??   Thanks,   Jason
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