What’s in Those Documents? SOLIDWORKS Data Management

Have you ever wanted to find a document, but can’t remember the filename and only know a word or phrase that is inside the document? With SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional you can search files for words in their content to quickly locate your document.

TriMech System Architect, Keith Thompson, will show you how to configure the SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Content Search to enable searching the contents of documents in the PDM vault. Whether the file is a SOLIDWORKS document or a Microsoft Office document, you can use SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional to search the document’s content or properties to find the right file.

Featured in this data management webinar

In this webinar, Keith covers:

  • Configuring Content Search in SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional
  • Setting up the index server for a vault
  • Learn how to use Content Search to find files
  • How to remove a vault index

About The Presenter

Keith Thompson, System Architect – Data Management

Keith is a Certified SOLIDWORKS, PDM and DriveWorks Professional and has over 30 years in the mechanical engineering and configuration management fields. In his current role, he supports clients looking to implement SOLIDWORKS PDM and/or SOLIDWORKS Manage, including giving guidance on migration of legacy CAD data. Keith is also a specialist in the areas of 3D Scanning, 3D Printing, and DriveWorks CPQ (Configure, Price & Quote) application.

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