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Creating a Quick “File” Search Card

Created By: Quinton Rocke, Application Engineer In this video tip we discuss how to quickly take a file data card and turn it into a custom search card in SOLIDWORKS PDM.  

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

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

Creating a Testing Vault for PDM Professional or Standard

Written by Michael Nolte, Application Engineer From time to time, there is a need to create a test environment so that any potential changes to a PDM vault can be tested away from the production vault or a vault that … Continue reading

SOLIDWORKS PDM Forms Series Part 1: Excel Documents as Forms

Written by: Bryce Hooper, Application Engineer Filling out forms is always a drag. Automating those forms with data cards and transition updates is a great way to alleviate that burden. There are many forms we see around the industry, so … Continue reading