Log in to follow, share, and participate in this community. If 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 an... Is there a way I can take ownership of a Assembly, Part, or
drawing by using a hot key? Is it possible to assign a key to do
Please let me know.
Moustafa A while back I participated in a thread that addressed issues with SolidWorks Task Scheduler and some limitations with their "Export Workgroup PDM Files" function. I was trying to use it to export the vault-gene... So our company recently switched to a consolidated MRN license from site specific licenses. Soon after we switched, we found that many of our Solidworks users would get a message after launching Solidworks: "Un... Hi all,
I was wondering if anyone uses the PDM M-Files to manage their
SolidWorks data. If you have/do, how does the history feature work
with drawing/model parametrics in SolidWorks. For example, if I
were to rev... Our company is a job shop and we track our parts per number
assigned to the job. We use parts over and over again with the same
drawing but the drawings and parts need to be specific to the job
number. So what I am lo... I was about to check in an assembly document into WPDM and I noticed something funny. It lists the assembly twice in the list of files and the first instance shows that it is newer than the vault version and the secon... So, this advice applies if your circumstances are the following: You install SolidWorks 2015 by deploying through administrative images You install SolidWorks 2015 on the same machine as your workgroup pdm vault Un... I'm currently using sw2007 sp2.2. I am haveing a problem
inserting 2d blocks into a drawing.
I am trying to add a pnematic schematic to the drawing. however
every time i try to insert a block containing a valve, ... Has anyone experienced an issue when after checking in a
drawing, In the Vault View, RMB on the drawing and selecting "View
Document As PDF", and the PDF not have all Dimensions, Notes, or
sometimes not even have the ... Hi there, We have had a few Customers call in recently, after seeing this error whilst modifying a SolidWorks installation to add in the Vault Admin Tool. I have seen other posts on here that have re... After upgrading from 2006 to 2007, we are receiving the
"The PDMWorks Workgroup Viewer has an Invalid license registration.
Please have your systems administrator check the PDMWorks
The Vau... "Could not login to PDMWorks Workgroup" is the message I got
when trying to login on Vault computer from other computer. When I
try to login from other computer with VaultAdmin it takes about 5
to 10 min before anythi... Hello SolidWorks, Sure would be nice to sort documents in vault by filename instead of type. So annoying to scroll down the tree with numbers out sequence. Yeah, I know submit an ER however my gut fee... I thought this was related to an invalid revision but for the
files being checked in, they are fine.
Does anyone have any thoughts on this? Just wanted to get a feel of what other people out there are doing about situations like my engineering department is facing: We upgraded to Solidworks from AutoCAD maybe 10 years ago but never had the time / ... There is a little known trick in PDM Workgroup for linking to an external file, such as a datasheet or PDF archive. Here's how ... *) Open a SolidWorks session, and 'pin' the task pane (be sure and set... When I search for a document in the vault, it does find it
only the file is highlighted gray.
Because search results are gray, not blue, it is very difficult to
Does anyone else have this problem, and is ... An example in 2007:
Create an inital revision at, let's say
Create a Working Copy rev at
Create another primary revision at
We're no longer able to retrieve the Working Copy (REL+) rev from... This problem actually started in June of 09 and has finally been resolved as of July 2010. The problem was, once a file was checked in to the vault, we could not move any files to new project folders. Afte...