SOLIDWORKS PDM Transition

SOLIDWORKS Manage 2019 Change PDM State Process

In SOLIDWORKS Manage 2019 we can initiate a PDM transition of a file via a process within Manage, giving us full control of our documents in one place. How to create a SOLIDWORKS Manage Change PDM State Process Start Manage and open the Administration Options… Structures >…

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How to increment a Revision Automatically in a SOLIDWORKS PDM Workflow

SOLIDWORKS PDM Revision

In SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional and Standard, your Workflow can be set up to automatically increment the revision value as a file moves through the approval process.  Looking through the properties of the States and Transitions in a pre-established workflow you might have noticed a number…

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DriveWorks Tech Tip: How to make a Greyed-Out Transition Button [VIDEO]

DriveWorks Check Boxes

Making forms in DriveWorks is nice and easy, but getting the user to fill them out completely is….. also easy! I bet you thought I was going to say it was a different story, didn’t you? Well, you can prevent them from proceeding by making…

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Using Copy & Paste to Create Similar States & Transitions in SOLIDWORKS EPDM Workflow

States and transitions, have a large number of settings, which include permissions, conditions, actions and notifications. Having to manually duplicate settings between states and transitions can be time consuming, and there is always the chance of forgetting to recreate a setting. similar states and transitions…

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Transition Action Order in SOLIDWORKS EPDM

While the order in which the transition actions are executed should not impact the behavior of the action, my experiences has shown this is not the case. In a transition where the revision is to be set, the order in which the actions are executed…

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