• PDM上でアクティブコンフィギュレーションを切替したい

    E-PDMでチェックインしたアセンブリで、アセンブリを最後に保存した時点のコンフィギュレーションが「アクティブコンフィギュレーション」で表示すると思います。   このE-PDMにヴォルトインまたはチェックアウト状態(設計者が編集できる状態)でSWを開くことなく、アクティブコンフィギュレーションを変更することはできないのでしょうか?   よろしくお願いいたします。
    Yukari Sameshima
    last modified by Yukari Sameshima
  • moving models not drawings to final home

    Hi everyone I have a major issue and hopefully you can understand this and help me find a solution   We have EO's that start the process of Scanning part, Modeling Part etc. the boys don't want the Models to sta...
    Renee Kontra
    last modified by Renee Kontra
  • Is there a way to set a default value on a card conditionally?

    On our data card CAD models receive a default value in variable Article Number generated from a serial number. However, I would like to make an exception to this where files placed in a folder containing a specific st...
    Marc Trumpi
    last modified by Marc Trumpi
  • PDM Search Broken after Moving/Upgrading Server

    Yesterday evening I installed SW PDM 2019 SP5 in a new Windows Server 2012 machine.  I then followed the instructions for 'Moving Server Components to Another System' in the PDM installation guide to move our exi...
    Jim Sculley
    last modified by Jim Sculley
  • Restore files from workstation cache to server PDM 2019 2.0

    Is there a procedure to restore cached files from workstations to the PDM server? Last backup is several months out of date,  Somebody's local IT failed them and have been asked to look into this as a possible re...
    Tester Tester
    last modified by Tester Tester
  • Using Word or Excel for Engineering Change Documentation.

    What do the people out there prefer for documentating your ECN/ECO/ECR's   Word, Excel or a.n.other.   I tried setting up word with variables today, to which I did manage to get it to popluate but only ...
    Steven Smith
    last modified by Steven Smith
  • PDM server update

    I normally update all the clients (so I am used to this process) and let someone else do the PDM server, but times has changed. We are running PDM Pro. 2019-SP3 and updating to 2020-SP3. The system includes one remot...
    Thomas Voetmann
    last modified by Thomas Voetmann
  • Saving assembly into vault is generating serial numbers for virtual parts

    When an assembly with virtual components is saved into the vault (via Save As) serial numbers are being generated for the virtual components. Is there a way to prevent this? After the save is completed the components...
    Grant Kirkland
    last modified by Grant Kirkland

    Hello,   I have an standard part file with almost 100 configurations (similar to toolbox components).   This part was recently created and currently I'd like to use 2 of its configurations into one assembl...
    Alejandro Santana
    last modified by Alejandro Santana
  • Why does PDM act like malware with incessant popups? Did anyone involved in its creation ever use a computer with PDM installed?

    I need to vent a bit, about something that is actually a serious and baffling problem.   It would seem that whatever team designed PDM couldn't imagine that someone might use a computer for literally anything be...
    Sergey Feingold
    last modified by Sergey Feingold
  • Is there a way I can have configuration specific revisions inside one part file with multiple configurations that I could individually change through PDM?

    I have a part file with about 12 configurations and I recently made a change to 2 of them and need to make a new revision for these configurations inside a drawing. When this usually happens I would delete the linked ...
    Nicolas Ochoa
    last modified by Nicolas Ochoa
  • Configuration-specific Revisions should not be happening, correct?

    Have you ever seen a PDM history show Revision B (same as @Configuration and also the correct one) while the PDM data card and column revision shows A1 (same as another configuration)? I've checked and the revision va...
    Debbie Wescott
    last modified by Debbie Wescott
  • PDM Automatic Login & VPN

    Is there a way to stop PDM from logging into the vault until it’s called on i.e., PDM folder selected, SolidWorks launched, etc. on our mobile workstations?   Our Archive Server Default Settings are set a...
    Rich Harder
    last modified by Rich Harder
  • SOLIDWORKS PDM dialog box: prompt to checking out (or not) document @ editing the master sketch

    The whole assembly is already checked in. Going to add new components using the existing geometry. Just created a new configuration as well. Is there a setting to control the SOLIDWORKS PDM dialog box appearing from...
    Rohana Wickrama Archchi
    last modified by Rohana Wickrama Archchi
  • is there a way to debug 'serial number' addins

    Hi,   i'm developing an addin dll for PDMWE to generate serial numbers, and I need to debug  it.   If i add the dll locally (EPDM administration -> addins -> debug addin) I can't create a seri...
    Stefano De Fend
    last modified by Stefano De Fend
  • how do you get thumbnail previews in SW2020 Web2 client?

    I always get "No thumbnail preview available for this file" if I click on a sldasm, sldprt, or slddrw file. Edrawings 2020 is installed.
    Martin Glass
    last modified by Martin Glass
  • Standardizing units of measurement in PDM

    Hi all! I'm self-implementing PDM Pro for my small business. My latest issue is with standardizing units of measurement in the mass field; I'd like everything checked into the vault to be in kg. Is that so...
    Sam Angles
    last modified by Sam Angles
  • Edit the "convert to jpeg task (PDM Professional)" in order to get the isometric view of part or assembly in the generated jpeg file.

    Hello Everyone, I would like to edit the "convert to jpeg task" in order to get the isometric view of part or assembly in the generated jpeg file.I don't have the right knowledge about programming or API and i need th...
    Antonis Armyriotis
    last modified by Antonis Armyriotis
  • Copy Tree Variable "Copied From"

    We often make prototype parts for customers by using Copy Tree then modifying it as necessary. It would be extremely helpful to be able to record the part/assembly which the new part/assembly was copied from. I would ...
    Bryan Nathan
    last modified by Bryan Nathan
  • I'm concerned my company hasn't implemented PDM correctly

    Hi,   When my company purchased SolidWorks PDM we were promised it would be straightforward and not time-consuming, but it's been everything but! We're using SolidWorks PDM to version control all of our document...
    Jonathan Nute
    last modified by Jonathan Nute