SOLIDWORKS PDM Automatic Notification Editor

Article by Joe Medeiros, CSWE updated May 29, 2017

A SOLIDWORKS PDM Notification can be added from the Local Vault, so that the logged in user will receive a message when a predefined event occurs to a file or folder. To set up these Notifications, right-click on the file or folder and select Notify.

SOLIDWORKS PDM Notify Options

SOLIDWORKS PDM Notify Options

Predefined Notifications

There are some predefined triggers, such as when the logged in user check’s file in or out. Notifications can also be triggered, when a file touches a predefined State.

Waiting for Approval

Waiting for Approval

Notify Me

Notify Me, offers the same options as other pull-down items but in in addition there are options to restrict Notifications, to the file creator or the user that changed State last time.

Select File Notification Type

Select File Notification Type

My Notifications

My Notifications, allows users to create, edit and control multiple Notifications. Individual Notifications are set up the same way as with Notify Me.

Notification Editor

Notification Editor

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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.