Log in to follow, share, and participate in this community. I'm working in our EPDM workflow system. The current PDF creation during our Release state change is working perfectly. The only issue appears to be that it comes in as "Initial Check in" I want it to be our Released ... Hi, I set up the PDM standard server on my pc and successfully created the vault. My question is how can my colleague reach the server. This may be more of a networking issue than PDM. But, I wanted to know... We tell all our users to check their files in regularly - but of course they don't always. So there is a risk of data loss from the local PC. We just had a second SSD failure on the same worksta... I refer to the File version upgrade tool. There was a tool that started off in Workgroup PDM that never worked and always crashed out. As workgroup was free, then complaining seemed to fall on deaf ears. ... I'm on PDM Standard. I'll make this short. Our vault currently has no revision scheme actively being used. Our files have a Revision Variable manually typed in at the moment. We opted to migrate into the vault... Hello, I recently used the "View File" in the context menu.for a .PDF on the desktop and other file types as well. When I do so, I see a popup window stating SOLIDWORKS PDM The viewer 'C:\Progra... Does anyone have a SQL query or PDM report to search for files that have been recovered? Searching the history doesn't search the event description. We have found that SOLIDWORKS PDM Pro is converting true AutoCAD 2020 files into Student Versions randomly. As you know, once AutoCAD thinks the file was created in an AutoCAD Student... We recently purchased SolidWorks PDM and are working our way through all the implementation issues. One thing that has me puzzled is how to keep BOM rev's matching their respective files. My understanding is t... Hi Everyone, Our company had been using SW 2015 with the 2015 pdm and it was working great. Having the vault built into SW made it easy for our group of engineers to manage the data. There are only 4 o... Hi, I am new to Solidworks PDM. I have started my work with local company for some design work. Till now i have used Solidworks student version for practise. Now my company wants to buy subscription for Solidworks wi... The table ArchiveServerStored contains a column called ArchiveType. Does anyone know, what the types are? I think, type 1 are normal files and type 4 is the users.dat in the vault's root folder. But what are 2 and 3?... If we do all our sending files down the workflows with conditions of the workflows, what other benefits are there of setting up categories for different type of documents in PDM. With PDM standard, is it possible to retrieve the metadata from the DB regularly? In addition, is it possible to use an existing SQL server instead of sql express? Solidworks PDM error pop up saying Could not open database 'Company Vault'! This pop up is happening for 3 of my Solidworks users. Currently running Solidworks 2018 Professional, and use PDM Sta... Currently using PDM Pro 2017. Can't get pictures to open in Photos to allow easier scrolling/ viewing they want to open in Paint. Checked all my Windows settings they are defaulted to Photos. From my under... I am needing to find all drawings that contain a NULL value for the property Part Number. This does not seem to work: And It seems to ignore the variable criteria. BTW, Part Number is a text... I'm in the process of setting up PDM for my company, and I'm having some issues with figuring out how to use file cards. The sandbox vault my VAR supplied me with had a "Universal Folder Card" and an "ECO Folder... The vault is tagging my work with another past user's name and bumping up revs when I open a drawing, without initiating an ECN. This is still using SolidWorks 2015 with EPDM 2015. All SP4.