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How to show Drawings under the SOLIDWORKS PDM Contains Tab

Article by Justin Williams, last updated on October 18, 2017

By default the SOLIDWORKS PDM Contains Tab in Windows Explorer is set to the ‘Active Configurations’, and as a result of this will not show any references to drawings.

SOLIDWORKS PDM Contains Tab

SOLIDWORKS PDM Contains Tab

How to show the drawings within the Contains tab

  • Change the view from Default <Active Configuration> to <Do Not Show Configurations>
Change the view from Default <Active Configuration> to <Do Not Show Configurations>

Do Not Show Configurations

Then the drawings will be listed as references within the contains tab;

Then the drawings will be listed as references within the contains tab

Drawings listed as references under the contains tab

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Justin Williams

Justin Williams is a Data Management Applications Expert based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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