Search Card

List all Logged In SOLIDWORKS PDM Users

Using the SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional search tool, we can complete a search to list all logged in users. Importing the Users Search Card Via the Administration Tool; open the card editor; Select File > Import Navigate to the client installation files and select all(Search Complete)_gb.crd for English Select…

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How to set the default SOLIDWORKS PDM search path to be the root folder

SOLIDWORKS PDM default search path

When opening the Complete Search Card from within a vault, the SOLIDWORKS PDM default search path will be the folder in which the search was opened, therefore only searching from that folder down.  As a user, I found that 99.9% of the time, I actually wanted…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Complete Search Card

Complete Search Card available

‘Out of the box’ SOLIDWORKS PDM contains a Complete Search Card that has many options for search criteria.  For example; Users can search by filename, description, current state, or even so far as text contained inside a document using the “Content” tab.  Basically; this form has an option for…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2017 Input Formula For Search Cards

In previous versions of SOLIDWORKS PDM, it was possible to add Input Formulas to Edit boxes in Search Cards … but they didn’t actually do anything.  The input formula box would display for any Edit box in the Card Editor, so the formula could be…

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