Update your EPDM Data Cards with ODBC

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New, in in the advanced features section of PigeonHole 1.6, you have the ability to connect your SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM data cards to your ODBC compatible databases. Now you have three choices to connect to databases: Connect to a SQL server given: Server, Database, User name and Password (The user name and password are not required if the user has a trusted connection to the database) Connect to an ODBC database through an ODBC DSN (data source name) With this choice; […]

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Smarter Serial Numbers with SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM

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Last week I showed you that you could use PigeonHole for smarter drop lists in your EPDM data cards. PigeonHole also has the ability to put EPDM serial numbers into your cards. With PigeonHole, if you want to use different serial numbers, enclose the name of the serial number between two pound symbols (#Serial Number#) as a choice in your drop lists. The user will see this choice, in this format, when picking from the list, but the choice will be converted […]

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