Hiding buttons so PigeonHole runs once per data card

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We have a few customers who are using PigeonHole as middleware. Users click a button on the SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM data card, PigeonHole connects to an external database, reads the information, and populates several fields on the data card. We have a former SyteLine customer who was updating “Description”, “Material”, and  “Treatment” on his  data card from this older system, but wanted his users to only be able to update the data card once. i.e. If later, someone changed the data […]

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Add information from external databases to EPDM data cards

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It is always fun to see how people use applications in a different way than originally designed. PigeonHole was originally written to help people populate complicated data cards with drop lists from a grid type decision tree or from a SQL query. However, if PigeonHole is populating the drop lists with a SQL query AND there is only one result, PigeonHole doesn’t bother presenting the user with any choices, it simply populates the SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM data card with the […]

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