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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Performance Improvements

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Performance

The increased performance of SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 makes your day-to-day use faster than ever before. You no longer have to wait for file contents and their details to load to browse to a sub-folder. You can toggle between Bill of Materials, Contains, or Where Used…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Browsing Performance Improvements

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Performance Improvements

New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 the performance of browsing in the PDM vault view has increased. SOLIDWORKS PDM now loads the data in the background, which improves the browsing responsiveness. From generic file browsing to looking up file references and accessing details the improved performance…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Scale Paper Size in Print Task

New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 is an option to scale the paper size in Print Task. When configuring the Print task, you can select “Scale to fit” or “Scale”. When you select “Scale”, you can select “Allow the user to change the scale” to let the users change the…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2 Version Comment

New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2, we have the ability to view version comments in the data card of a file. When a file is selected in the SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2, under Data Card, in the detail section of the data card, version comment of…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Add-in Performance Improvements

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Performance Improvements

In SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 the performance of the SOLIDWORKS PDM Add-in has improved significantly. Enhancements include the following: The SOLIDWORKS PDM task pane tree refreshes faster and the commands in the SOLIDWORKS PDM toolbar are correctly enabled in the task pane instantaneously when you select…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2 Check In File Structure Dialog Box

Check In File Structure Dialog Box

New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2, when you drag a folder or file to the file list, the Check in File Structure dialog box opens automatically. Learn more about SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2 enhancements in the video below:

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How to use SOLIDWORKS PDM Export Rules for Bill of Materials (BOM)

Is there a way to export specific BOM (Computed BOM or CAD BOM) using SOLIDWORKS PDM export rules? An ability to only export activated BOMs is presented. You should activate specific BOM in Bill of materials Tab in SOLIDWORKS PDM Explorer and turn the flag…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2 File History Tab

New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2 we have the history tab available to view the history of files. Web2 lets you see a read-only view of a file’s history. When a file is selected for details, the History tab is available as shown below: Web2…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2 Bill of Materials

SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2 BOM

New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2 you now have the ability to see a read-only view of the Bill of Materials. The large screen layout – BOMs: In the large screen layout, the Bill of Materials tab is available in the file detail view. It…

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