SOLIDWORKS 2020 What’s New – Warning Users When Transitioning Files

Do you use SOLIDWORKS PDM workflows to submit files for approval? Are you kept up at night by the thought of sending a file through the workflow transition without first selecting the team member who must approve the file? Fear no more! New functionality in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 now displays a warning if you try to transition a file through a workflow transition without selecting a recipient.

SOLIDWORKS workflows can be used to notify team members when a file changes state. This is particularly useful when you need a team member to review a file or engineering drawing and approve the design. If your PDM environment is set up to use dynamic notifications in your workflow, you have the option of which team member(s) you would like to be notified that your file has been submitted through the transition.

Read the full article on the InFlow Tech Blog


Eric Friedrichs
InFlow PLM Consultant
Computer Aided Technology, LLC

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