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Behnam Akbarian
Hi I just wanted to know is that possible to use PDM if I am a single Solidworks user and don't have server. Could you please tell me how to do it? I have been trying to activate it but it needs a server to set up the setting.   Thanks
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Brad Huitt
Click to view contentIf anyone wants to download a FREE tool I built to extract files from our 2017 PDM Workgroup vault (maybe it will work with older vaults) just message me and I'll send you a link to download it.  It's freeware and runs on Windows.  Here is a screenshot of the user interface: All it really does is create a batch file and run it for you to extract… (Show more)
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Carl Walster
We have an issue in our office where 3 out of 8 workstations will crash when attempting to open parts/assemblies on the second attempt.  So, we would open solidworks and then solidworks explorer.  The first item we open from the vault through Solidworks Explorer (hosted on a dedicated server in our building) will open as normal, and then the… (Show more)
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Scott McFadden
Sorry for crossing bridges here, but in Autodesk Vault, they have a really nice feature called Copy Design.  That tool allows you within the Vault to make an exact replica of parts, assemblies and drawings allowing you to rename the associated models/drawings to a new name without losing the links between the files. Now that I have PDM Standard… (Show more)
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Waruna Epa
is there any way that I can create a user list in the promt as shown. so all the selected users need to approve a document?
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Sandy Buerkle
Click to view contentHow does archiving and PDF creation work?        When a dwg is promoted to "Released" status our documentation group (PDM admin) creates a PDF with the rev letter in the name and saves it in a read only folder as the "Released dwg" which we run by (neither manufacturing or purchasing has the PDM viewer). Question came up about why do they need… (Show more)
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Matth None
Hello,   We are currently working on a open hardware project. We use Git for the software version control and sharing but concerning the hardware is not very clear ...   I'm looking for a svn/git-like or pdm-like software to share the solidworks parts and store the different versions.   For the moment, svn/git can't make diff on solidworks… (Show more)
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