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Revert to a previous file revision with SOLIDWORKS PDM Rollback

Ever made a mistake and transitioned a file to a released state before it was ready?  Not to fear! SOLIDWORKS has you covered; with its SOLIDWORKS PDM Rollback functionality you can return a file to a previous version. NOTE: This function should be used with caution as…

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EPDM – Modify/Right Mouse Increment Revision

When a revision is incremented a label is added to the current version using a predefined revision scheme. The revision can be incremented through a transition action of a workflow, or from the Modify pull-down menu of the local vault view as shown in the figure below….

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SolidWorks Electrical – Revision Management

Every engineering team follows some guidelines to monitor and maintain quality during it’s design process. One key aspect of this form of quality control is revision management. SolidWorks Electrical has a built-in revision management feature that makes this step of the design process more efficient. This short clip below walks a user through achieving both sheet & project level revision control.

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EPDM – Resetting Revision when using Copy Tree

When using the Copy Tree function in SolidWorks Enterprise PDM, the parent variable values are copied with the files. If a file being copied is at revision 3, then the copied part will also be at revision 3. If it is preferred that the new…

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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 remain revision controlled even if the option is cleared later on. If you want to…

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