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Who’s logged into your EPDM Vault?

In a multi-user environment, it’s very nice to be able to visualize usage of a system without having to as everyone if they are in the vault.  This helps manage license usage as well as easily seeing who is utilizing the benefits of Data Management.

SolidWorks Enterprise PDM has a simple way to find what users are currently logged in to a vault though it isn’t necessarily a ‘stand out’ feature or function.

It’s just a SEARCH…

In the EPDM Vault Admin tool, there is a category called ‘Cards’. The subcategories group them into File Cards, Folder Cards, etc… and Search Cards.

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Central Indiana SolidWorks User Group Meeting – February 20

Register Now and sign up for your friends.
Don’t forget to bring your bright ideas and SW trouble spots to share with others.

Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
Chesterfield Tool & Engineering
13710 West Commerce Road, Daleville, IN 47334

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What’s New in SolidWorks 2014 – Part 1

If you missed our SolidWorks 2014 launch events, we have recorded Part 1 of 3 on What’s New in SolidWorks 2014 which covers new focused design tools as it relates to sketching, conics, fillets, sheetmetal, weldments, parts and drawings.

Visit http://dasisolutions.com/index.php/news-events/webinars/archives to view the webinar archive.

FIRST in Michigan Transforms Education

For the Love of Engineering: FIRST in Michigan Transforms Education (via http://blogs.solidworks.3mwdev.com)

Transform.  This is the word to describe engineering and science education in Michigan. The leaders, mentors, teachers, students and industry professionals behind FIRST in Michigan lead in providing the largest reach across any US state for FIRST Robotics…

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Taskbar Icons That Behave

If you’re anything like me, as soon as you install a new piece of software, you make sure your Desktop, Taskbar and Start Menu are set the way you like to you can get to your tools anytime you need.

For me, the REALLY important tools go on my Taskbar. These are things like Outlook, my ‘current’ Web Browser, Camtasia, and of course, SolidWorks!

Since Windows 7 arrived, I’ve noticed a bit of an annoying behavior when it comes to some default icons and how they appear and function that is something to which I have a really simple solution. Continue reading