SOLIDWORKS PDM Move Tree

Check In your SOLIDWORKS PDM local Private State Files so you don’t lose work!

SOLIDWORKS PDM Private State Files

This article is more of a cautionary tale than a technical document. Increasingly I’m seeing customers lose SOLIDWORKS PDM data because of not checking in Private State files. What are Private State Files? According to the SOLIDWORKS PDM Help, “Private State files are files that…

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What does the Preserve Relative Paths option do in the SOLIDWORKS PDM Move Tree tool?

If you’ve had a chance to take one of our Using SOLIDWORKS PDM classes, it’s likely you’ve heard me rave about the Copy or Move Tree Tool.  In a recent class, I was asked to clarify what the SOLIDWORKS PDM Move Tree Preserve relative paths…

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How to use the SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Move Tree Feature

The benefits of copy tree and how to use it have been well documented.  Similar to Copy Tree, SOLIDWORKS 2015 and 2016 include the Move Tree feature, which instead of copying; will move partial or entire file and folder structures, including related drawings, to another folder or folders maintaining…

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