Derek Donahue

Derek Donahue

Easy Data Migration Using The New 2016 SOLIDWORKS PDM Set Revision Command

Easy Data Migration Using The New 2016 SOLIDWORKS PDM Set Revision Command

One of the more challenging parts of implementing a PDM System can be the introduction of legacy files into the Vault. Mapping revision properties that exist within SOLIDWORKS files to match the revisions within PDM has traditionally meant the use of APIs, complex migration workflows, or the manual incrementing of files. Without going through one of […]

“ALL HAIL HYDRA!” An Alternative Method To EPDM Categories For File Distribution And Management

“ALL HAIL HYDRA!” An Alternative Method To EPDM Categories For File Distribution And Management

Categories are a great tool within SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM. They grant a user the ability to group and organize files and send them to a specific workflow based upon conditions applied to them. However, in some circumstances, they may pose some restrictions. For example, one of the limitations of this functionality is the fact that […]