Simplifying Permissions By Applying Group Permission To Different Slices Of Your PDM Vault The basics of Enterprise PDM Folder Permissions are easy to learn. “I’ll create a group so I don’t have to modify every user… gotta have Read file contents… Show working versions of files-check! Add permission, Check out permission, great! OK, onto State […]
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Using Windows folders to manage intellectual property that’s the result of weeks, months, or years of hard work may be the biggest risk your company is facing right now. And changes to the SOLIDWORKS product line in 2016 have made professional-grade, integrated data management FREE for anyone using SOLIDWORKS Professional or Premium. So please, for Pete’s […]
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 […]
Is it possible to Revision Control a SolidWorks or AutoCAD Drawing with multiple sheets with different revisions, versions or workflow states? The answer to this question is yes, this is possible. The reason to do this is most prevalent on process sheet drawings. A company may execute a workflow that approves each process of making […]
Brace yourselves for a battle of epic proportions. We have two Heavyweight contenders ready to duke it out; SolidWorks Enterprise PDM and Microsoft Windows Explorer. The match rules are simple: Manage a new project, which undergoes design changes and ensure a secure and auditable environment for keeping track of revisions. As a bonus, the contenders […]
I ran a webinar that shows how BOM’s created in SolidWorks CAD software are passed intact to Enterprise PDM, reducing rework. “Named” BOMs, which can be used beyond the engineering organization, are now associated with the SolidWorks assembly. This means that if a designer changes a part, the BOM is automatically updated. In addition, named […]