• Saving current configuration in PDM Nag

    Not the greatest title, but here goes. I have a checked in library component with several configurations, when I insert the component into an assembly and choose a configuration different than the one the compone...
    Scott Matheson
    last modified by Scott Matheson
  • PDM revisions update

    Hi.   So lets say I have a part outside of the PDM (from before we started using it). this part has a variable called Revision which is filled manually by the user.  Lets say the variable has a value of 05...
    Ben Galili
    last modified by Ben Galili
  • No preview for blocks in PDM

    If i store a block in the _template folder of the PDM vault, the preview window only shows binary data. No preview of the block.   Anyone else has that ? Knows how to fix it. Or is it a PDM issue ?
    Jaco Waes
    last modified by Jaco Waes
  • Avoid Re-Typing certain fields in Datacards

    Very frustrating typing in the project name and client name for every configuration in the Datacard for PDM. Is there a workaround for this?
    Bri Guy
    last modified by Bri Guy
  • Vault Previews Causing Buildup of GDI Objects and Consequent Crashes

    For a while now I've been experiencing seemingly random explorer.exe crashes on Windows 10 (where the taskbar blips out and comes back with everything running as before except all the folder windows are closed). I've ...
    Ian McKenzie
    last modified by Ian McKenzie
  • Re: Edit custom property from BOM

    I have a similar question - I'm trying to do the same thing, but I'd like to have the value I type into the BOM appear on the referenced part's datacard.  Currently I have the version-free variable on the datacar...
    Elisabeth Daley
    last modified by Elisabeth Daley
  • Upgrading PDM standard without VAR assistance

    Hi   Since a year or so I got PDM standard implemented in my system. My VAR did the initial installation and implementation. Costed me 3 days for a specialist in PDM. So far very happy with having PDM en was a...
    Nico Van Gils
    last modified by Nico Van Gils
  • Mapping .sldprt & .slddrw variables to PDF data card

    I'm setting up workflows through the EPDM admin tool to add a variable 'Job Number' when the user transitions a model and drawing to a certain workflow state. When the transition is initiated, I've added a dispatch co...
    Eric Herberger
    last modified by Eric Herberger
  • Shortcut Keys

    Hey ! This might be silly. But important.. I was wondering that do we have Standard or Customisable shortcut keys.. to Checkout,Check in, Change state.. Etc. in SolidWorks PDM Enterprise ? Any thoughts or id...
    Raghavendra Bhagavan.S.M
    last modified by Raghavendra Bhagavan.S.M
  • Prompt Login

    Hi Each time i go in Windows explorer after few second or immediatly the prompt login of PDM appear. But i don't want to connect to the vault. User don't want to close the screen each time. I just want to see the pr...
    Test Test
    last modified by Test Test
  • EPDM DraftSight to PDF Task Gets Stuck because of Drawing File Recovery

    SOFTWARE:   Using SolidWorks PDM 2019 (SP 5.0) with DraftSight 2019 x 64 SP3.    Summary of Problem:   We are a company Utilizing AutoCAD 2018 within our PDM.  We have a DRAFTS...
    Stephen Whippie
    last modified by Stephen Whippie
  • Search card should not find invalid data

    Hi all,   we want to define our data card so that data with the status "invalid" are not displayed in the normal search.   We have defined the invalid status in the workflows and did take the user rights t...
    Antonio Cavka
    last modified by Antonio Cavka
  • Find Restored Files

    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.
    Jennifer Bahnsen
    last modified by Jennifer Bahnsen
  • EPDM Report all files

    Hi,   I would like to write a report file (.crp) what can list all of the file in the vault, but I stucked with path and users. This simple report runs fine, but I can not figure out how can I add the folder na...
    Norbert Gál
    last modified by Norbert Gál
  • How do you read/write PDM Vault properties (such as Revision) from a Solidworks CAD API?

    I know SOLIDWORKS will unload and reload the document when file is checked-out an checked-in. I have tried this event: DPartDocEvents_FileReloadNotifyEventHandler but this event is firing confusing...
    Kellan O'Connor
    last modified by Kellan O'Connor
  • PDM STD - Show File path on Data Card

    Is it possible to show the path in the data card using PDM Std?   Here is how I have it set up currently: I want the path in the card so that I can copy the path when I am importing or separating bodi...
    Scott Baugh
    last modified by Scott Baugh
  • PDM Could not connect to SQL Server

    I'm currently struggling with a PDM Pro and SQL Express 2017 installation. I want to try out the PDM Pro Product but will not allow me to connect to SQL 2017 Express. The account is configured and available. When conn...
    Markus Olsson
    last modified by Markus Olsson
  • Outside Solidworks PDM

      I saw the warning "Outside SOLIDWOKS PDM" during checking in file  What does this message mean as I checked the part is already in PDM
    Jake Bakerin
    last modified by Jake Bakerin
  • IT Involvement in PDM

    John Aubrey
    last modified by John Aubrey
  • Connecting to renamed PDM Server

    I found a registry hack for this but I tried something simple and non intrusive instead that I decided to share. Perhaps it will help someone.   My problem is that we changed the network so the Archive and Vault...
    Magnus Hammar
    last modified by Magnus Hammar