SOLIDWORKS PDM

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional 2021 System Recommendations

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional 2021 System Requirements

Here is an overview of our current recommended SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional 2021 system specifications and requirements. While the following recommendations are intended as a general overview for most SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional vaults, determining proper server and client hardware is one of the first steps that Javelin will provide during a SOLIDWORKS PDM Implementation service. We…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 New Column Configuration Controls

Included with SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021, are controls within the columns node, giving more control to customize the view so the content you care about is where it’s needed.   Columns Tab Move to Top/Bottom Allows users to quickly sort the variables, moving them to the required location.   Sort Column Allows users to select the…

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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 PDM 2021 Bill of Materials Options

New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021, the Bill of Materials (BOM) Options set within SOLIDWORKS will be inherited by the Computed BOM in PDM: Learn what each of the three BOM options provide below: BOM Option: Show Will show the subassembly and all the child components within BOM Option: Hide Will show the subassembly but hide…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Upgrade Checklist

SOLIDWORKS PDM Upgrade Checklist

NOTE: Upgrading PDM carries some risk. It’s your company’s IP contained in your vault. Javelin can perform your upgrade for you to ensure it’s done right with minimal down time and risk of data loss. Contact your Javelin sales account manager for a quote. If a PDM upgrade is self-served and it goes poorly, our…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 Performance Improvements

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 Performance

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 has improved performance of file-based operations such as Add Files, Check-In, Destroy and other operations related to workflows. Improved system performance will help you quickly add, check-in, open, and change state of files with large reference structure. The Add Files operation is between 1.5 to 3 times faster in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021….

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 File Explorer Enhancements & Keyboard Shortcuts

One of the best features of SOLIDWORKS PDM has been the integration with Windows Explorer. New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021, the ribbon control of Microsoft® Windows® File Explorer is available in SOLIDWORKS PDM File Explorer along with new keyboard shortcuts: The file list and the search result lists also support all Windows File Explorer view types…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 Icon Changes for Workflow States and Transitions

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 has new icons for workflow States and Transitions. The colours and appearance of existing icons are improved as well. The State and Transition icons are broken down into categories that make the selection process easier. In the SOLIDWORKS PDM Administration Tool, open a workflow, and in the Properties dialog box of a…

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