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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

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