Update File Attributes from SOLIDWORKS PDM Database

Article by Joe Medeiros, CSWE updated May 8, 2018


To update a file’s Custom Properties with the corresponding variable values in the SOLIDWORKS PDM Vault Database, select one or more files from within the PDM Local Vault View, then from the Modify pull-down select Modify > Update > File Attributes from Database.


Update File Attributes

File attributes from database

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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.