SOLIDWORKS Inspection Standalone – Supported 2D files and OCR

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SOLIDWORKS Inspection is a robust and feature rich First Article Inspection (FAI) tool that greatly simplifies and automates the process of creating inspection drawings and quality inspection reports (AS9102, PPAP, etc). Here is a look at the 2D files that are supported by the SOLIDWORKS Inspection Standalone application. In SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2017 and earlier versions, SOLIDWORKS Inspection Standalone utilizes SOLIDWORKS drawing files, PDF and TIFF documents to capture inspection data by using searchable text or Optical Character Recognition (OCR). What […]

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EPDM’s Content Search with OCR

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SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM’s Content Search gives you the ability to search for files based on the content of a document, not just its properties or datacard values. It uses IFilters and Microsoft’s file indexing, so it is a great way to find Office or PDF documents knowing nothing more than a few keywords within the document. Yesterday I noticed, built into Windows, is a TIFF IFilter that uses OCR (optical character recognition) to index documents! This means that when you […]

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