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Document Manager - XML document must have a top level element.

Question asked by Eric Snyder on Aug 7, 2018
Latest reply on Oct 30, 2018 by Florent Roussel

This happens when using document manager to get the array of configurations. It is only happening on a small percentage of files. The issue is repeatable. If I load the file in Solidworks, check it out, save it, close it and the check the file in it gets repaired.

 

Questions:

 

  1. What causes a Solidworks file to lose it's top level XML element?
  2. Is this repairable with PDM standard.

 

I understand that if I had ePDM I could automate the repair process. I have PDM standard so this is not a possibility.

 

Edit: Fat fingers.

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