Manipulating the “Compare files in EPDM”

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A few days ago I demonstrated how to easily compare documents with SOLIDWORKS DrawCompare. Since that date, my Inbox has exploded! Thousands of you want to know if they can use this method with their files inside of SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM. Comparing two separate files within EPDM is easy. Just follow the steps from “Compare images and drawings“. Comparing two different versions of the same file is a bit harder because EPDM gives you either: or: Not much help. To use EPDM’s “advanced” […]

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Compare images and drawings

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Surprise, surprise. You customer changed their design –again. He just sent you a new set of drawings…aaaannnnd as typical, did not bother to send you a list of changes. Now you need to check each dimension, one at a time, looking for who knows what kind of changes you just got stuck dealing with. Actually, there is a good chance you can use SolidWorks’ DrawCompare to compare the files. It is true that DrawCompare only compares SOLIDWORKS drawings; there is […]

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