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The Updated PDM Rollback

Written by: Bill Mitchell, Application Engineer (PDM Specialist) The Rollback feature has received enhancements in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2017. Users with Rollback folder permissions can now roll back a parent file with its child references and files indicated as sub-parents (e.g. … Continue reading

SOLIDWORKS PDM Forms Series Part 2: Word Documents as Forms

Written by: Bryce Hooper, Application Engineer Continuing our series on automating forms inside of PDM, we’ll move along with an example in Microsoft Word. (See Part 1 on Excel docs as forms here.) Here is our example of an Engineering … Continue reading

How Does Data Management Help Meet Business Goals (an Introduction)

Written by: Dennis Strieter, PDM Product Manager If you’re like me, you get caught up in the daily grind spending most of your time thinking about getting the task at hand done, then occasionally consider how to improve your day-to-day … Continue reading

Legacy Data: Reconciling Revisions

SOLIDWORKS PDM (Standard or Professional) is a wonderful way to organize and streamline productivity in an engineering environment. All departments of an organization can benefit whether you are engineering, management, manufacturing, or sales. Whether you are just starting your engineering … Continue reading

Data Management: The Forgotten ‘Heroes’ (I mean ‘Features’…)

When discussing the topic of Data Management tools, it’s easy to get caught focusing on flashy, automated things like Workflows, or even the foundation tools like Check In/Out and Revision Control. For me, though, one of the most important yet … Continue reading