• 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
  • Descriptive Workflow Condition Warnings

    Hi all.   We are running Solidworks 2019 & PDM 2019. When I am on the admin account and try to transition a file that does not meet all the conditions, I get the warning that says "Revision should be B" or "...
    Kyle Glover
    last modified by Kyle Glover
  • 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
  • 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
  • Query number of files in state?

    Hi guys, does anyone have an SQL Query for Number of Files sitting in each State of their Workflow?   I have this query:   select T.Name + ' (' + W.Name + ')' as [Transition(Workflow Name)], Count(1) as [C...
    John Power
    last modified by John Power
  • Where do you store your data cards?

    The data card displayed for a file is controlled by two things: the file extension and the directory where the file is located (if a data card is saved there).  Often, I would like to have a little more fine grai...
    Jim Sculley
    last modified by Jim Sculley
  • PDM Standard with several users

    I am currently running just one SW professional with pdm STANDARD. ON one PC. We are getting another user and pro license, probably more down the road. Probably 5-6 at most (in the distant future) We dont have a se...
    Artyom Vitouchkine
    last modified by Artyom Vitouchkine
  • Replace Writeable

    Only post I found was 6 years old.  Anyone know how to handle this message? should I pick yes or no? More valuable, anyone know how to avoid getting this message ever?  seems like a big bug to have for this...
    Al Larson
    last modified by Al Larson
  • Search for Files Created By Me

    Does anyone have a CRP for finding files created by a certain user?     I am also looking for a CRP that finds all the files that were last checked-in by a certain user.    I am not an SQL g...
    Bill Stadler
    last modified by Bill Stadler
  • Database Replication for high availability Using Double-Take

    We are beginining a global PDMWorks Enterprise implementation and we are setting up database replication for high availability. This way if our primary SQL server goes down, we have a second that fails over and allows...
    Steve Hudak
    last modified by Steve Hudak
  • Multiple part number call out bug ?

    Hello  I need some help with an issue i can not understand.  I got a serial number which will be used as "document number". which i would like to be on parts and configurations, even tho i work mostly in one...
    Karl Håkon Skarbø
    last modified by Karl Håkon Skarbø
  • Automated Personalized Transition Notification using Dispatch

    Recently I have been scratching my head trying to customized notification in PDM.   It really would be better if there's a capability to  1. have automated while customized/personalized notification commen...
    Wong Leonis Wong Leonis
    last modified by Wong Leonis Wong Leonis
  • Workflow with or with revision

    Can you have two workflows where one revisions the file while the other does not? We perform model maintenence all the time on our network. This usually involves fixing mates and broken sketch geometry or just add...
    Jason Capriotti
    last modified by Jason Capriotti
  • Big List of EPDM Enhancements

    Here is my list of what I think the EPDM software should do better. Much of this was noted during implementation.  One important theme I noticed is the EPDM searching and filtering options, while they have a lot ...
    Brian McEwen
    last modified by Brian McEwen
  • Remove local view created by someone else

    If you have ever tried to remove a local view only to be presented with an error message like this one:   This year at SWW 2019, Tor gave away a little gem of information.   Open a command window (type c...
    Paul Wyndham
    last modified by Paul Wyndham
  • Paste image to doc file through docx=>pdf convertation

    Hello guys. We had tasks to automatically add manager signature for approved documents. We often write orders to communicate with other departments. After we starting use PDM we began saving our orders in PDM. We make...
    Alexander Matuzov
    last modified by Alexander Matuzov
  • How do you manage different material for a single part ?

    Hello, I wonder how do you mange material in PDM and ERP especially the same part (geometry) with several materials.   Right now we are using configurations to do that, here is an exemple :   in PDM we h...
    Jerome De San Nicolás
    last modified by Jerome De San Nicolás
  • EPDM BatchGet -> Get Latest Version for VB.NET 4.5

    Hi All,   I was having trouble trying to do a batchget in EPDM to get the latest version of all files in a directory and I finally figured it out.   Here is the code I was using:     Try  &#...
    Ethan Kinney
    last modified by Ethan Kinney
  • Expand destroy menu

    I have placed an ER request to have the ability to expand the menu to see all the columns and to give us the ability to add columns such as "description" to the destroy menu. If you agree, turn on in as well.   ...
    Scott Baugh
    created by Scott Baugh
  • [HOTFIX available] Do not upgrade SW PDM to 2018SP4 if you used clearing or changing variables while COPY TREE

    Hi!   As in the topic. The 2018SP4 has a huge bug with clearing/changing variables at the time of copy tree. The problem doesn't exist if just the server(s) are upgraded but client workstations are still in SP3....
    Aleksander Ksiezopolski
    last modified by Aleksander Ksiezopolski