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How can Toolbox Parts that has been checked into PDM as Revision Managed be Changed to Non-Revision Managed?

If a Toolbox part was checked into a Workgroup PDM vault with option ‘allow check-in of documents’ checked under the Standard Libraries tab of the VaultAdmin Tool. That part will...
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How to edit SOLIDWORKS Drawing Notes that are linked to File Properties

As you may know, SOLIDWORKS linked drawing notes can be connected to the file properties of the drawing and/or components.  After inserting a note, click the "Link to Property" button...
EPDM – What you Need to Know when Using Update References to Fix Broken References

EPDM – What you Need to Know when Using Update References to Fix Broken References

File references can be broken when files are renamed, moved, or deleted. Starting with SolidWorks Enterprise PDM 2011, you can use the new Update References command to repair the broken...
EPDM – What does “The docfile has been corrupted” message mean???

EPDM – What does “The docfile has been corrupted” message mean???

There can be many causes for this.  One known cause is attempting to save over the network to a NAS or SANS device while exceeding the disk space allowance. If...
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EPDM – Cannot Delete Client Vault View!?

If being logged in as the user or an administrator will not allow you remove the view, the problem could be due to the desktop.ini file missing or having incorrect...
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Heads or Tails in Sketch Orientation

I love the SolidWorks Forum (http://forum.solidworks.com), not only for being a great learning tool, but also for the brainstorming sessions that take place in most of the threads. For me...

COVID-19 Related Posts

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SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation demonstrates how social distancing helps limit the spread of COVID-19

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software can analyze and simulate real-life fluid and heat transfer behavior of products. By using CFD, you can also analyze real-life scenarios, including...
SOLIDWORKS X-Ray Assembly Visualization

A SOLIDWORKS X-Ray Machine: The Ultimate Assembly Visualization Training Event

On Thursday June 4, Alin Vargatu is sharing his 3DEXPERIENCE World presentation (A SOLIDWORKS X-Ray Machine: The Ultimate Assembly Visualization Training) in an online live training format. Your assemblies contain a treasure trove...
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Un client du Québec, l’Hôpital général juif, accroît sa capacité d’impression 3D pour aider à combattre la COVID-19

À l’hôpital général juif de Montréal, augmenter la capacité de fabrication additive est récemment devenu un besoin urgent. Étant l’emplacement principal de patients atteints de la COVID-19 dans la région...