• SW/PDM 2020 Task Pane Addin Troubles

    After finally getting a fix for    Serious Problem with EPDM API in SOLIDWORKS 2020    I have begun testing with SW/PDM 2020 and I am running into some flaky behavior with the PDM Task Pane ...
    Jim Sculley
    last modified by Jim Sculley
  • Convert Task to write username in the file save path Operations

    Good morning,   I have this problem in the tool "Operations" for converting the drawings in PDF.   I created: - File card: Convert tool - Variable (text): UserConnTest - List (text): Convert_User   A...
    Ettore Rizzo
    last modified by Ettore Rizzo
  • Best-Practice - Handling of Metadata between SolidWorks and a PDM-System

    Hello everybody, I would like to discuss with you guys your experiences and practices of solidwork file metadata/attribute handeling.   Example: On the one hand side, there's the possibility to save attribute/...
    Michael Faust
    last modified by Michael Faust
  • Create a PDM add-in in scripting languages

    Hi all   I have developed a PDM wrapper making possible to create SolidWorks Professional PDM add-ins in any programming language, including scripting languages. It is available on Github. Feel free to use it...
    Ulf Stockburger
    last modified by Ulf Stockburger
  • File management application

    Hello. I've written a stand alone application for managing Solidworks files. It use an index to store all the relationship between Solidworks files, that way you can perform rename or move function on files or folde...
    Joel Condevaux
    last modified by Joel Condevaux
  • Smart Part Number based on combined lists

    Hello,   lets say i have a template card with inputs as following - Material - Thickness - Coating i created 3 lists for each variable and used it in 3 Combobox Droplist     as per the image, i ...
    Hazem Taha
    last modified by Hazem Taha
  • Variables (with Configurations) report in Excel from PDM and SQL

    Hi, friends.   I know is possible to retrieve data from PDM vault from SQL tables and export it to Excel. But what I would like to do is this same thing including different configurations.   For instance, ...
    Yoel Caja
    last modified by Yoel Caja
  • SQL Included with PDM Professional No More

    Following the Draftsight decision Dassault has also decided, or has not be able to come to an agreement with Microsoft, to include SQL with PDM Professional licensing. SQL 2014 will be the last version provided and if...
    Grant Mattis
    last modified by Grant Mattis
  • PDF Preview "Navigation to the webpage was canceled"

    When I try to preview a PDF in our vault I get this popping up in the preview window:     Also, single clicking the PDF opens the file if "preview" is selected, but not any of the other tabs like Data Car...
    Eric Herberger
    last modified by Eric Herberger
  • I can't delete the file from admin and any other accounts

    Hello. I can't delete a single specific file from storage, in any way I know. Virtual document. Neither the admin user, nor even the user who created this file can delete it! Is there any way to force deletion from sq...

    I would like to copy pdf files from epdm vault to the location outside epdm vault using ROBOCOPY command. Files could be copied including folder structure or to a single folder (better for me). ROBOCOPY command ...
  • 3DExperience World 2020 SOLIDWORKS Top Ten List

    The 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 SOLIDWORKS Top Ten List is now live!   Please see this link for more details: www.solidworks.com/top_ten
    Shayna MILSTEIN
    last modified by Shayna MILSTEIN
  • PDM Login Issue

    Hello, I have a user that every time he logs into the vault, it tries to Get Latest on set of files.  He has cancelled this request in the past and it still comes up on every new login. I have: Cleared loc...
    Aaron Dmyterko
    last modified by Aaron Dmyterko
  • BOM and PDM management discussion.

    I would like to discuss how others keep their BOMs accurate and in line with other file management systems.  How you deal with discontinued parts.  How you deal with Sloppy or messy PDM vaults that you have ...
    Josh Hixon
    last modified by Josh Hixon
  • After check in the number is change. PDM issues.

    Hi I have some issue, after check in the number of part is change, is regenerate new some number to all configurations. Solidworks 2014 EPDM 
  • PDM file location for TIF or PDF copies

    I'm working on setting up a convert task for tif or pdf copies or our drawings.  I may also do something for stp or stl files. I have been experimenting with the convert tool and have the basics functional. ...
    Tom Strohscher
    last modified by Tom Strohscher
  • Date Stamp PDF when opening

    Does anyone know if it's possible to have PDM Professional add a dynamic date stamp when the pdf file is created? Example: When file is released in PDM, the PDF is created (with a dynamic date stamp). Whenever the PDF...
    Derek Taylor
    last modified by Derek Taylor
  • Synergis Adept PDM - Rev 2

      deleted due to antiquity...
    Chris Clouser
    last modified by Chris Clouser
  • Part Number (Configuration BOM Options)

    What's are the advantages of using the Bill of Material Options, Part Number vs a Custom Property "Part Number"?   We have been using a custom property names Part Number since 2005 and never had an issues with u...
    Tom Strohscher
    last modified by Tom Strohscher
  • Rebuild error

    I keep getting "The file is not rebuilt (Configuration 'Default') warning.  this is on an assembly in PDM.  I've opened the entire assembly with all components and reference files checked out.  Get erro...
    David Lair
    last modified by David Lair