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Archive Management and Relocation – Part 1 – Cleanup

Written by: Bryce Hooper, Application Engineer It’s always hard to judge just how much data you will need as time goes forward. What is reasonable today isn’t always enough tomorrow. As we create CAD data and dig into our PDM … Continue reading

Design, Copy, Repeat

Written by: Bryce Hooper, Application Engineer The best thing I could hear when I was a designer was “It’s just like this – but with a minor change”. Copying and modifying existing designs should be easy. Thanks to PDM, it’s … Continue reading

Using Dispatch to Rename Files in PDM Professional

Written by: Bill Mitchell, Application Engineer (PDM Specialist) There are often data management tasks that are simple, yet get overlooked during a busy project with tight timelines. SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional has an easy-to-use utility called Dispatch which can help enforce … Continue reading

SOLIDWORKS PDM Forms Series Part 3: XML as Forms

Written by: Bryce Hooper, Application Engineer In case you missed the earlier parts, check out Part 1 on Excel and Part 2 on Word. To conclude the series on PDM and EC forms, we’ll discuss something that not everyone is … 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