Simplify DriveWorksXpress Logic

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DriveWorksXpress is the only DriveWorks product that does not have any form of a lookup table. As a result, I’ve seen people create very complex rules to get around this limitation. They will nest OR statements within other OR statements within OR statements… I understand why people do this. If you start to build a rule with an “OR” statement, the wizard will get you started with this: DriveWorksXpress builds the beginning of the structure for you, complete with the comma […]

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IF/Then Logic for your EPDM Data Card

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There are lots of ways to build some pretty cool logic to populate your SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM data cards. Automatic transitions with conditions, unique data cards based on location or file types are the most typical methods. They work, but the more complex your logic needs to be, the more difficult it is to set up. Since PigeonHole can connect to SQL’s logic engine, you can use SQL to do some pretty fancy things with “English like” logic. As an […]

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IF/Then Logic for your EPDM Data Card

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There are lots of ways to build some pretty cool logic to populate your SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM data cards. Automatic transitions with conditions, unique data cards based on location or file types are the most typical methods. They work, but the more complex your logic needs to be, the more difficult it is to set up. Since PigeonHole can connect to SQL’s logic engine, you can use SQL to do some pretty fancy things with “English like” logic. As an […]

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