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Filename as serial number does not match

Question asked by Grant Kirkland on Jun 23, 2017
Latest reply on Jun 23, 2017 by Grant Kirkland

Using SW PDM 2017 I want to make the filename of a newly create part to be match the part number generated by a serial number, but for some reason the filename is not matching the part number.

 

I followed this tutorial: 2016 SOLIDWORKS PDM Help - Using Serial Numbers to Automatically Name Files

 

My process:

 

Create a serial number:

Serial Number.JPG

 

Create a variable in the template wizard:

Template Variable.JPG

 

Add part template file in the template wizard:

Template Files and Folders.JPG

 

Set part number as file name:

Template File.JPG

 

Part number set a "Partnumber" serial number in part card:

Part Card.JPG

 

File name is "P-00001" but Part Number is "P-00005". Why is this?

 

 

Create New Part.JPG

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