• How can I find a blank space at the end of a variable using Dispatch

    Before check-in, I would like to check, if a certain variable has a space character at the end. I can define the first comparison, but in the second field, a space will be ignored. I also tried to define a dispatch v...
    Lars Uhlenhaut
    last modified by Lars Uhlenhaut
  • Why is PDM so complicated ?

    After a number of hours installing reconfiguring, editing windows credentials, firewalls, and so on... it struck me... there is no need at all for most of these steps when setting up any other database... why does pdm...
    Michael Bardwell
    last modified by Michael Bardwell
  • Rebuild index.xml files?

    We had a big data loss including all backups some time ago. Our VAR did a really good job rescuing all the data we could save from old backups and the local caches! Unfortunately he put the wrong size of gz-compressed...
    Lars Uhlenhaut
    last modified by Lars Uhlenhaut
  • Replace existing file when creating a new PDF hardcopy

    When we create a new slddrw we would like to run the task "create PDF" automatically. When running this task we would like to overwrite the existing PDF hardcopy when creating a new one. However part of the file name ...
    Pdm Admin
    last modified by Pdm Admin
  • Notification e-mails; changing way file and project names are displayed

    Hello.   First off, I’m not sure why my name is listed as “Unspecified Unspecified”!.  My name is Graeme Hyson.   We am trying to modify our document state change notification e-ma...
    Unspecified Unspecified
    last modified by Unspecified Unspecified
  • generates a PDF in the PDM Task scrip

    Hi All, When someone generates a PDF in the PDM Task script, the same path set by the Task file is generated at txt file the same time. In the txt file, the following information is recorded at the same time. Ex: Ass...
    James Liao
    last modified by James Liao
  • The viewer 'C:\Program Files\SOLIDWORKS Corp\SOLIDWORKS PDM\FileViewer.exe' is missing.

    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...
    Tom Adams
    last modified by Tom Adams
  • Anyone use Windchill?

    Does anyone use Windchill to control SolidWorks files? Do you have any good or bad things to say about it? Have you also used EPDM and have anything good/bad to say about that in comparison? Thanks for any input.
    Charles Culp
    last modified by Charles Culp
  • SW EPDM and NX

    How does SW EPDM handle NX files?   We're looking at an upgrade to EDPM and use NX for some stuff so I want to know how that's going to effect us. Do we need a bridge like for Pro-E?   Thanks in advance......
    Aaron Godwin
    last modified by Aaron Godwin
  • PDM (standard) checked out file loss

    We just had an SSD die and suffered loss of all the users checked out file edits. It seems discipline of regular file check in has not been that good.   what techniques doo you have to ensure users check their ...
    Gordon Rigg
    created by Gordon Rigg
  • Auto-create reference using dispatch/template?

    Trying to use dispatch to create a file when another file changes state, and I want to know if I can automatically create a file reference from the original. Current workflow looks like this: 1) Anyone can create a ...
    Steven Soeder
    last modified by Steven Soeder
  • Anyone using proe connector

    Anyone having any success using the proe connector with swepdm pro?  Any issues, slowness, does it work well?
    Jeff Hallgren
    last modified by Jeff Hallgren
  • 2019 PDM gets stuck and crashes during copy tree every time. 2017 was fine

    I have only tried copy tree about 3 or 4 times this year but so far every assembly I have tried has frozen the copy tree after about 2 or 3 parts. One particularly annoying feature is that the "copy" button in the cop...
    Clinton Clinton Grover
    last modified by Clinton Clinton Grover
  • generate configuration within explorer?

    Our PDM is setup so that when we generate a new part number, it ends as -00. Most parts stay this way, but sometimes we make configurations, where we increment to -01, -02, etc and build the configurations within the ...
    Philipp Waibel
    last modified by Philipp Waibel
  • File upgrade tool work instructions

    Hi, Q1,   Can anyone help on this please?   Windows 10 64 bit Solidworks 2019 sp 4 64 bit SWPDM2019SP04_SPR1151052_Hotfix applied   When creating two work instructions I set the file type...
    Peter Farnham
    created by Peter Farnham
  • force state change of drawing when changing state of part

    Hello,    We are looking to implement a process in the PDM we cannot figure out how to realize. Our drawings and parts have different revisions, so that we can change a drawing without changing the part (dr...
    Philipp Waibel
    last modified by Philipp Waibel
  • 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
    created by Jennifer Bahnsen
  • How do I search PDM by document name?

    I have weired problem. I have Solidworks PDM in use and should find a document. I know it is there, I know it's name, but how can I find it? Where is the search -button in PDM-window?     If I navigate to...
    Tapani Sjoman
    last modified by Tapani Sjoman
  • Web2 server web.config limit download

    Hello everyone.   I am needing help on disabling the download button for select groups.  I have been in contact with my VAR on this, but the lines of code they told me is not working.  The lady said th...
    Kyle Blough
    created by Kyle Blough
  • IT Involvement in PDM

    John Aubrey
    last modified by John Aubrey