• Using XML documents in EPDM

    Hello All,   Recently I had a discussion with Lou Gallo of DDI on how to create documents in the vault where the preview would update immediately when a variable value was changed. (Rather than rely on an open c...
    Joy Garon
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  • Capturing legacy folder names as project numbers

    Hi Folks,   Today I was asked if it was possible to: when dragging folders into the vault, use the folder name as the value for the project number variable on the data card. The answer is yes - see the attached...
    Joy Garon
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  • EPDM Gamblers – Are you All-In!

    Okay, so a nice snappy title should grab your attention. But, it’s not about Vegas - It’s about your data and to use a gambling term, you better have insurance. In EPDM terms, this means a complete backup....
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  • Beta 2012 is now available.

    Hello Folks -   Just a quick note to make you aware that the 2012 beta is now available for testing.   Cheers, Joy
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  • Good overview of T-SQL Select statement

    Hi Folks -   There are times when customers want to get specific information or lists from and EPDM vault. This can be done using T-SQL statements that read information from the database. The link below gives ...
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  • EPDM Beta

    Hi Folks -   As you may be aware, the 2011 Enterprise PDM beta testing program will begin soon. In an effort to make your beta testing experience easier, faster and more productive we will be offering testers a ...
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  • Find a file by property value

    Hi Folks -   Today I received the following question:   When you do a search on say, a value in the Description property, and EPDM actually finds a document (or documents) that has that value in the Descri...
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  • 2011 Beta Starting Soon!

    Hi Folks -   Just wanted to let you know that the 2011 Beta will be announced soon.   Once again, the SolidWorks Beta team will offer a "Hosted EPDM Beta Environment" that our EPDM customers can use to bet...
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  • Rename and set variable value using dispatch

    Today I was asked if it was possible to automatically change the value stored in the Description variable (of a SW part data card) when the file was renamed. After giving it some thought, the answer for his situation...
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