• Number of files in any given folder

    I've seen the question for how many files per folder come up a few times here in this forum.  The 2,000 number seems to get thrown out often.  We desire to have all of our drawings converted to PDFs and loca...
    Pete Yodis
    last modified by Pete Yodis
  • Has anyone put SW PDM on Azure?

    Anyone running an instance of PDM on Azure/AWS?  Tried 3dexperience, but it was just too much for what we needed/didn't work to meet our needs.  We want similar PDM functionality from just a simple login.&#...
    Ke Fisher
    last modified by Ke Fisher
  • What are you doing for PDM multi-site performance?

    Hello Team-   I am pretty sure there are a ton of posts in regard to the performance of PDM replicated sites. I'm here to add to it...   I have a PDM setup based in Virginia with a replicated site in Color...
    Chris Johnson
    last modified by Chris Johnson
  • Windows Explorer hang opening vault view

    I have one issue with one computer and I am out of ideas how to fix. The issue is, when then computer boots from “off” (cold boot), and the user attempt to open Solidworks vault, windows explorer hangs. Yo...
    Joe Grosskopf
    last modified by Joe Grosskopf
  • Solidworks Rename vs PDM rename

    Solidworks has a right-click flyout for Rename and does not work with PDM correctly.  Basically, outside of PDM, you can right-click> Solidworks>Rename flyout function.  However in PDM, when you right ...
    Paul Aquino
    last modified by Paul Aquino
  • how can i prevent users do not copy data of pdm vault to their local drive

    I don't want to allow users once they create files in to PDM they cant take it back to local drive by just copy & paste any tool is there to restrict this action.
    Jaymin Chavda
    last modified by Jaymin Chavda
  • Cannot undo check in

    I have admin rights to our pdm system, a person left our company and didn't check out a bunch of files. He was deleted from the pdm server before i arrived here.   I have re added him with the same name and cred...
    Garrie Russell
    last modified by Garrie Russell
  • How to make SW2020 work reliably with pdm

    Using latest version sw2020 sp2 and pdm. What a slow buggy constally crashing system. I have to use it as it's what my company uses but.... definitely not happy with it. Previously used 2019 sp5 stand without pdm. I...
    Nev Ward
    last modified by Nev Ward
  • Native PDF as ECO

    After a little research, and a little work, i was able to get a native PDF to act as an ECO file. I was able to create the PDF in a way that updated the fields with the custom properties from EPDM. These update automa...
    Dustin Kerr
    last modified by Dustin Kerr
  • EPDM Convert task JPEG improvement with Advanced Scripting option

    Hi, I am trying to create loads of pictures form EPDM , the problem is that some of the pictures are not visible due to users have saved and checked in models incorrectly with zoom/ ordination issue. I am trying to ad...
    Maciej Dykier
    last modified by Maciej Dykier
  • transition condition underscore

    Hi forum,   From what I can understand from my VAR the _ (underscore) simply means any character.  More about that here   So what would be the correct method for filtering using _ (underscore)   ...
    Lasse Nielsen
    last modified by Lasse Nielsen
  • Task hanging at Suspending

    We have a task set up to convert drawings to PDF on a state transistion.  About a week ago, I was having trouble with one of the tasks executing, so I was going to suspend the task and then restart it.  The ...
    Tom Rendon
    last modified by Tom Rendon
  • Inserted Part in BOM

    I want the inserted part to appear in the derived part's BOM. Shows up in the contains tab as you would expect, how do I tell EPDM that I want it in the BOM?
    Jeff Sweeney
    last modified by Jeff Sweeney
  • PDM Prof. + SWE .sldprt-lib sync?

    If we use PDM Professional with SW Electrical will it be possible to sync .sldprt data in the library of electircal components into the vault, so SW Mechanicals can use them in their project?
    Dennis Frber
    last modified by Dennis Frber
  • How can I show the workflow state in an ACAD drawing block attribute or SW file custom property?

    I would like to show the workflow state on our drawings. I can see workflow state as text on the data card but how do I connect it to a variable that is mapped to a block attribute or custom property?
    Tom Strohscher
    last modified by Tom Strohscher
  • How to Setup Email Notifications and send to users when there is something released in SW PDM.

    Hi PDM admins/users,   I recently started working with PDM and fairly new in administration part of  Solidworks PDM so i need some help in setting up Email notifications to send it out to the users whenever...
    Rahul Gone
    last modified by Rahul Gone
  • IPV6

    Has anyone tested this out?   815714 SOLIDWORKS PDM: Enhancement: Officially support and work on networks using only IPV6 protocol. Implemented High SolidWorks PDM There is no current official support for EPDM on...
    Greg Rupp
    last modified by Greg Rupp
  • How to undo roll back operation in SolidWorks PDM 2017

      Hello All,   As per the above image, the file is Rolled back at 51 so it has to remove versions 51 and above. As you can see it has removed version 46 to 51 also, any possiblity to g...
    Abhishek Bhargava
    last modified by Abhishek Bhargava
  • PDM Kicking Users out

    My company is currently transitioning into using PDM.  At the moment, there are two users who are testing out the configuration until we get everyone else on board.  All of the engineers in my depart have PD...
    Chris Iannone
    last modified by Chris Iannone
  • PDM search is disabled from remote location

    I'm using VPN remote desk top now (working from home).  Please don't advice another option (it's set by company IT) I'm running PDM standard and "search" is disabled both in Vault view and inside SW.  What ...
    Christian Chu
    last modified by Christian Chu