How to search files checked out by SOLIDWORKS PDM users

Article by Nadeem Akhtar created/updated May 10, 2019

In the SOLIDWORKS PDM Complete Search card, files can be searched using user information. Under Checked in/out tab ‘Only display files checked out by:’ shows a list of user names.

Only Display files checked out by:

Only Display files checked out by:

The user name can change to full name. This can be complete on any client machine.

  • Login to the vault in Administration Tool as ‘Admin’ user
  • Right-Click on ‘Users’ tab and select Settings…

    Users Settings

    Users Settings

  • in Explorer tab, check box for ‘Show full user names‘ under Miscellaneous:

    Show Full User Names

    Show Full User Names

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