SOLIDWORKS Inspection now has SOLIDWORKS PDM Integration

Article by Rod Mackay updated March 27, 2018


As of SOLIDWORKS 2018 SP2, SOLIDWORKS PDM integration has been added to the Standalone version of SOLIDWORKS Inspection!

Implementing the new functionality is easy, first toggle the option ‘on’ in your SOLIDWORKS Inspection options as shown below:

SOLIDWORKS PDM Integration Add-In

SOLIDWORKS PDM Integration Add-In

Once you have this option toggled, a new tab/section dedicated to SOLIDWORKS PDM will appear in your ribbon as shown below.



All desired SOLIDWORKS PDM functionality is present! Including checking in/out your Inspection Project, access to previous versions, and state changes!

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Rod has been using 3D CAD software for over 25 years and has trained thousands of designers to use their CAD systems more effectively. Rod is the Javelin Webmaster and is based in Ottawa, ON., Canada.