SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2

Using SOLIDWORKS PDM from home during COVID-19 shutdowns

Using SOLIDWORKS PDM remotely

This using SOLIDWORKS PDM remotely article is part of a series aimed at helping you to continue working during the impacts caused by COVID-19. For more information related to SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software licensing options during this time, please see the comprehensive article from my…

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Are you having issues after upgrading SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2?

Following an upgrade of SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional, you may encounter some odd behavior when accessing the vault through Web2. If you see any of these symptoms, you may have missed one final step in the upgrade process: Login page hanging indefinitely Being able to login…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2 Version Comment

New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2, we have the ability to view version comments in the data card of a file. When a file is selected in the SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2, under Data Card, in the detail section of the data card, version comment of…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2 Check In File Structure Dialog Box

Check In File Structure Dialog Box

New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2, when you drag a folder or file to the file list, the Check in File Structure dialog box opens automatically. Learn more about SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2 enhancements in the video below:

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2 File History Tab

New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2 we have the history tab available to view the history of files. Web2 lets you see a read-only view of a file’s history. When a file is selected for details, the History tab is available as shown below: Web2…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2 Bill of Materials

SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2 BOM

New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2 you now have the ability to see a read-only view of the Bill of Materials. The large screen layout – BOMs: In the large screen layout, the Bill of Materials tab is available in the file detail view. It…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2 Download with References

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Web2 Download with References list

The need to access data online continues to increase. The Web2 client of SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional 2020 delivers expanded capabilities to answer this growing need. When you want to download any PDM data, a new Download with References page provides options to help ensure you’re…

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Searching Additional Variables in SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2

SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2 search is a convenient, single search box that is able to search File Names, Folder Names as well as the Comment and Description variables by default, but what if you need to search more variable values? This can be done easily by modifying…

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Displaying Custom Columns in SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2

A very useful feature in SOLIDWORKS PDM Vault Views is the ability to display customized Column Sets built from any Variables that have been created in the PDM Vault. By default, SOLIDWORKS PDM Web2 will display columns for “Checked Out By”, “State”, “Days In State”,…

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