SOLIDWORKS EPDM – Update all configurations does not Update Sheet Tabs

Article by Joe Medeiros, CSWE updated October 20, 2014


Update all configurations flag in a data card

update all configs

will set the same value for all configurations. This value will be shown in all configuration tabs in the data card.

config tab

Drawing sheets do not have sheet-specific custom properties. Therefore, custom properties will only display on the @ tab of the data card.

Some sheet specific details can extracted and displayed in the drawing data card’s tabs. These include Name, Scale, PaperSize, Template, Width, Height, ProjectionType. Below is an example of how to create this mapping when editing a variable.


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Joe Medeiros, CSWE

Joe Medeiros is a SOLIDWORKS and PDM Certified Expert. He has been helping SOLIDWORKS users with training, mentoring and implementations since 1998. He combines industry experience with a thorough understanding of SOLIDWORKS products to assist customers in being successful. He shares his experience and expertise through blogs; one of which has been incorporated into the SOLIDWORKS Essentials training manual.