From InFlow: SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional – Automatic Part Numbering

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In this post, we are going to look at automatic part numbering in SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional. The setup takes a few minutes, but the benefits are long-lasting. For this setup, we will be creating a sequential serial number to drive our SOLIDWORKS components (1XXXXX), a numbering system to auto number SOLIDWORKS assemblies (6XXXXX), and a list of numbers for tooling creation (T-XXXX using a pre-defined list). In this example, our engineers will utilize the numbering for SOLIDWORKS parts and assemblies. […]

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InFlow Labs: SOLIDWORKS PDM Folder Permission Manager – Review

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Last year the InFlow team announced the development of the PDM Productivity Pack. This set of tools has been developed to enhance the capabilities of PDM Professional administrators, in any organization. The PDM Productivity Pack contains a set of utilities that have been developed by our team of PDM experts. The PDM Productivity Pack includes the following utilities; Advanced Notification, File Move Tool, BOM Export, Set Revision Add-in, Property Updater, and Folder Permission Manager. In this post, we will take […]

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2018 What’s New – PDM Revision Table Integration – #SW2018

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2018 What’s New – PDM Revision Table Integration – #SW2018 New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2018, you now have the power to integrate SOLIDWORKS revision tables directly with SOLIDWORKS PDM. Previously, extensive work-arounds were required to add and control revision table variables within SOLIDWORKS drawings. Numerous transition actions were required to cascade the historical revision information. With this new functionality, SOLIDWORKS 2018 makes automating Revision Tables a simple task. Metadata such as Revision, Description, and Approved can be automatically added to […]

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