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Does anybody have and experience and or best practices in setting up a tablet of pc based floor accessible system to look at drawings, query models and access associated engineering data? I took a look at flatter files. It looks interesting.
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8 hours ago
Jive Software Version: 2018.10.0.1_jx, revision: 20181102150941.22e8dc7.release_2018.10.0-jx
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8 hours ago
I am trying to finish an upgrade to 2019. The File Version Upgrade Tool has had some difficulty with a particular assembly. It hangs, and I have to "Cancel" the batch. I did this twice.
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10 hours ago
Hello, I have been working on this for a few weeks now. Currently we have three computers running solidworks, two of them can login to PDM, while one has not been able to. Originally after installing SW 2018 I could login in to PDM, but after that the login just spins and pops up an error code. I have attached the error code, currently I am waiting on our VAR, who has not been any help for a few weeks, they say they are in touch with solidworks, but no answers have been guiven.
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11 hours ago
If you have a template that accesses a master file (like a word document) how do you handle updating the master file? For instance, if you transitioned the master file from release to editing, made changes, checked it in over a period of time the problem could be that if it sits around for a while and someone runs the template then the edited but unchecked version would be used. Another option could be to copy the file then edit.
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1 day ago
We start using Component Reference field in Component Properties(like in the picture below)to define Inputs/Outputs in the machine. This values are displayed in BOM in SWX and I can copy and send the list to our electrical engineers to draw electrical wiring diagram.
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2 days ago
I would highly recommend that there are no checked out files when you do the upgrade. Why risk it? We have done upgrades with files checked out yet without issue (but I never liked doing it, and I always made sure my files were checked in).
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2 days ago
I'm writing a few macros to be used by some of our engineers, so I'm wondering if there is a way or setting that could make them automatically get latest version of the macro as soon as they make their daily login in PDM. If you're using PDM Pro, you can set this in the PDM Admin tool > double click your engineering group > then click Cache Options and select the folder where your macros are stored. You can then click "Refresh cache during log in"
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3 days ago
I checked-out an assembly with all its components. Then I opened the assembly and selected all parts via the left tree structure. I changed the material of all the parts via the custom prop. tab. I saved the assembly.
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3 days ago
Vault Creation Hi Mark, It might be an orphaned database file. Log into the customer portal at SOLIDWORKS.COM and search the knowledge base for S-019761.
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3 days ago
I want to move assembly files from one vault to another vault on a PDM server. What is the best way to do this, and have all required files move over with the assembly - without having to open each part and doing a save as operation? If PDM - Standart - can be tried - (if you have SolidWorks Explorer) - the context menu functions - Copy or Move.
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4 days ago
Jive Software Version: 2018.10.0.1_jx, revision: 20181102150941.22e8dc7.release_2018.10.0-jx
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4 days ago
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4 days ago
So we've recently (end of last week) upgraded to SW PDM Standard and I had a general usage/operation question before I get too deep into teaching myself anything improper. With the older PDM Workgroup we had a "Workgroup" folder on our local machines where all of the day to day info was kept and checked in from. This folder also contains the "SW Auto Recover", "SW Log Files" and "SW Temporary Files".
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4 days ago
I can't figure out how this convert task add-in works. In the 2018 version it claims that you can use data card variables in the output file name/path, but I can't get it to work for Parasolid files. "Method call ModelDocExtension::SaveAs for document 'C:PDM_VaultProjects1305 LATERAL RETRACTORPDFs_Parasolids1305-0003_01_%Revision%.x_t' and configuration '1305-0003' failed.
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5 days ago
Michael DekoningNov 14, 2018 10:10 AM(in response to Kriwit Jareanporn) Jive Software Version: 2018.10.0.1_jx, revision: 20181102150941.22e8dc7.release_2018.10.0-jx
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6 days ago
If you are looking to add an empty column that you can add data to later in Excel, make a dummy variable and add it to the BOM column set. If you want a calculated value, you won't be able to do this with the search tool, you'll need to make a report. You can easily set the date using an action to set a "date" variable during a transition.
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8 days ago
When I copy project (assambly and components) through tamplate (with rename of file) , can’t get updated component references. Is it possible to automate updating links to new components? I use variable "projectNumber" for rename files.
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8 days ago
Both where and how to use it? For example - only report (for Report Generator) or for Cards, Searching or for something another? Jive Software Version: 2018.10.0.1_jx, revision: 20181102150941.22e8dc7.release_2018.10.0-jx
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8 days ago
Our users are asking if it is possible to preset a datacard to search for a specific filetype like you can preset a datacard to search in a specific place. They want to search only on a filename and not a type for instance if they search for S23500-01 they only want to see the PDF file and not the parts and assembly for this specific order.
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11 days ago
I am trying to replace our .doc type ECO documents with a PDF form I am creating in Adobe LifeCycle designer ES2. Our existing .doc files pre-populate with information from the custom properties (such as ECO number, department, initiator, etc.) which is written by EPDM and linked to the data card. However, with the PDF form I cannot find a way to link the custom property information directly to a text field. I have tossed around the idea of linking to a separate XML file or OLEDB database, but
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14 days ago
Dispatch, Selected folder name I need to be able to set a variable on a folder card equal to the name of the folder. I found the current folder option, but it is for the folder one level up.
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14 days ago
Moving epdm license manager I need to move my SolidNetwork License manager to a new server. The only license on it is for our PDM Pro vault.
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14 days ago
We are looking into the easiest way to let people in our company view our engineering drawings. We are planning to start creating PDFs of our released drawings and allowing people to be able to access them via the web and wifi. My company is new to PDM, but we are ready to install PDM Standard and start using it. We plan to auto-generate PDFs of our drawings when they're released.
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14 days ago