SOLIDWORKS Manage

Learn how to manage project timelines, resources, and processes with SOLIDWORKS Manage

How to fix a SOLIDWORKS Manage Can not Authenticate Error

During the process of restoring a SOLIDWORKS Manage database, you could receive the error “Could not Authenticate!” if you try to test the Sites Properties. Reason for this error The reason for this error is an incomplete procedure for restoring the SOLIDWORKS Manage database and this can cause a miss authentication on the File Server.…

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How to Split a SOLIDWORKS Manage Auto Number

A delimiter can be added, to the display of a Number (Part Number, Project Number, Document Number etc.) created by Auto Number. This will not change value in the system, but only how the Number is displayed. Splitting of an Auto Number, is accomplished through SOLIDWORKS Manage Administration Options. Select Numbering Schemes from the Advanced…

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How to split Splitting Projects into Stages with SOLIDWORKS Manage

If there is a period of time where no work is being done on a SOLIDWORKS Manage Project, the Project can be Split, so that time is not included in the percentage completion of Project. To do this, after creating or editing a Project, select the Planning tab. Right-click a Stage and select Split Stage.…

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How to enable Rich Text in SOLIDWORKS Manage Memo Fields

When editing or creating an Object Memo Field, within the Administration Options. From Options tab, the SOLIDWORKS Manage Administrator can enable Use Rich Text Format.  Once enabled, a user can copy an image file or rich text into a Memo Field.

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How to define SOLIDWORKS Manage Working Days & Hours for Projects

SOLIDWORKS Manage Working Days

To help determine the total time available to complete a project stage, a SOLIDWORKS Manage Administrator can define the company default working days and hours. A user can then refine these hours based on their availability. In this way a total amount of available hours for a project can be determined. The default hours for working days is set…

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How to handle Duplicate BOM Line Items in SOLIDWORKS Manage

For situations where instances of an item contain variants, such as colour or finish, Duplicate Line Items can be added to a SOLIDWORKS Manage BOM. Before thus can be done though, the Duplicate Line Item functionality must first be enabled by the SOLIDWORKS Manage Administrator. This is done from Administrative Options. Next edit an Object, by…

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SOLIDWORKS Manage Configuration File Utility

The SOLIDWORKS Manage Configuration File Utility can be used to test the connection to the SolidNetWork License Manager and resetting the SOLIDWORKS Manage Admin Password. During the installation SOLIDWORKS Manage Server, the *.swmc file is created and its location is noted in the SOLIDWORKS Manage Log-in screen, by expanding Options.   In the this same folder as the …

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Adjusting the SOLIDWORKS Manage Bill of Materials Performance

SOLIDWORKS Manage BOM Level

To increase SOLIDWORKS Manage performance when a large BOM of Record is selected for the first time, an administrator can specify the number of BOM levels that will be loaded. To do this select Administration Options.   Next from the Advanced options, select the General and click on the BOM tab. The Number of Levels can…

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