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Solidworks Rename vs PDM rename

Question asked by Paul Aquino on May 22, 2020
Latest reply on May 28, 2020 by Nadia Shea

Solidworks has a right-click flyout for Rename and does not work with PDM correctly.  Basically, outside of PDM, you can right-click> Solidworks>Rename flyout function.  However in PDM, when you right click on the Solidworks file and rename it generates a new file in the vault.  Is there anyway to block this Solidworks feature in PDM?  The issue is it doesn't really rename it, it creates a copy of the file and creates a local copy.

 

I know engineers can be trained, I just want to prevent anyone from using this feature.  Since in PDM to rename it is just to check it out and do it in the data card.

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