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SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021 Database Update Prompt

New in SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021, after updating the client, when logging in; the user is prompted before updating the database to the new version. Previously, on login, the database was updated without warning. But what does this mean? STOP: Upgrading the database will force all other users to upgrade their clients, to retain access to…

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Improving data consistency with SOLIDWORKS Manage using the In Process status

SOLIDWORKS Manage Processes are a very powerful and flexible resource to model business processes and automatically update any records involved as the process progresses. In this article, we will show how to use the In Process status to guarantee that the records being affected can only be changed by the Process they were sent to,…

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SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021 Enhanced Settings for File Promotion from PDM

PDM File Promotion Settings

New in SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021, we have enhanced controls for referenced files when promoting from SOLIDWORKS PDM to ensure all the required references are captured, and there are no orphaned records causing discrepancies between the vault and Manage BOM. PDM File Promotion Settings Start the SOLIDWORKS Manage Administration Tool General SOLIDWORKS SOLIDWORKS PDM The options…

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SOLIDWORKS Manage Database Debug Log

SOLIDWORKS Manage Database Debug

Using the SOLIDWORKS Manage Database Debug Mode can generate a log file that can be analyzed by your support team, to help expedite the troubleshooting process.  Database debug mode needs to be activated at the user level and the log will store the last 100 SQL Database queries. How to enable Database Debug Mode Within…

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What’s required within SOLIDWORKS PDM after a SOLIDWORKS Manage upgrade?

After an upgrade to SOLIDWORKS Manage, there are a few steps required to ensure the new version of the add-in is loaded, and the records between Manage and PDM remain up to date. Step 1: Update the Manage add-in within SOLIDWORKS PDM Open the SOLIDWORKS PDM Administration Tool Login to the vault and expand the…

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SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021 Share Files

SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021 Share File

SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021 allows you to share files with people who do not have Manage installed on their systems, through an HTTP link to the Web Plenary client. To share a file, simply right-click it and select Share. Share Options This will show you a screen where you can select several options, such as: Display…

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SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021 Bill of Materials (BOM) Enhancements

SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021 brings new, powerful Bill of Materials (BOM) features. Here’s a short summary of the new functionalities. Dissolving an item One of the most powerful enhancements is the possibility to dissolve an item in a BOM, so that that item is replaced by its children. This is especially useful when a sub-assembly exists…

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SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021 Top 5 What’s New Enhancements

SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021

DS SOLIDWORKS have added many new enhancements to SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021. The latest release provides new ways to manage your projects, edit your Bills of Material, and interact with suppliers, increasing your design management efficiency and collaboration like never before. Check out what we think are the SOLIDWORKS Manage 2021 Top 5 enhancements: 01. Share…

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Comparing SOLIDWORKS PDM/Manage to ENOVIAworks

SOLIDWORKS PDM/Manage vs ENOVAworks

Dassault Systèmes has recently released ENOVIAworks which is a new cloud-based data management solution for SOLIDWORKS customers. There are now two distinct data management solutions to choose from that will manage your SOLIDWORKS data:  SOLIDWORKS PDM/Manage and ENOVIAworks. The main difference between the two DS solutions is SOLIDWORKS PDM/Manage is an on-premise highly configurable solution…

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