I have need of creating hyperlinks to PDF files created using the Tasks in EPDM. At the very least a way to show a hyperlink on the data card. What I really need is to get a hyperlink into Syteline MRP to show a pdf in EPMD from there.
I also would like to add hyperlinks to data cards. I want to add links to files outside the vault. Is this possible?
I answered my own question. You can do this with a button on the card. The lame part is the button command is static. There doesn't appear to be a way to tie it to a variable or anything so that different vault files have different hyperlinks. Guessing it takes an add-in.
Interesting point. I think it would take an add-in....but what kind of variable on a data card would you want to affect a hyperlink? Something like seen in the last few seconds of this video? It finds the file ID, folder ID and also reads a variable in the data card to generate the hyperlink.
or something even more advanced that that?
I want my models of purchased parts to have links on their data cards to their spec documents. Documents which could either on the web or on a local server (outside the vault).
I can add a button that has a link to a file, or a link to a web page, but the link is the same for all files that use that data card. I.e. a static button. I want each file to link to a different spec document.
I had the idea of creating a button that lets you browse to a file and write that file's path to a variable, and another button that links to the path in that variable. The button that writes the path to a variable works fine, but you can't create a button that creates a link to the path in that variable.
Have a look here: https://forum.solidworks.com/message/114522#114522
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