EPDM variables can be mapped to a Microsoft Office document. This can be used to automatically populate documents such as ECN’s (Engineering Change Notices).
This article will assume that the appropriate Variable has been configured for Excel xls and/or xlsx file types
and that the Variable has been mapped to the the data card.
If you are not familiar with how this done, please refer to the SolidWorks Enterprise PDM Administration Guide.
Select Info and then Advanced Properties from the Properties pull-down
In order to update the field, you can press F9 when the document is open or add a refresh macro .
To create a refresh macro with an office document open, press Alt-F8 on your keyboard and select “Create”
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