Any way to get the SOLIDWORKS PDM menu back up the the main dropdown menu like it was in 2015 vs buried under tools like it defaulted to in 2017?
I think they moved it as a performance hack, I have yet to find a way to bring it back.
As Charley stated it was moved to improve performance. If your database server is local, you do not see much of a delay but if you are 3000 - 4000 miles (~4800-6400 km) away, it can take minutes (PDM reads the database server everytime the menu items are displayed. I can give you two workarounds. Assign them to a shortcut key or to a mouse gestures. Although I have not done this myself, we have several users at work that have and I have not heard of any issues.
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