I want to share what I learned during my three days at 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 (formerly SOLIDWORKS World). In addition to seeing colleagues, connecting with friends, partners and customers, eating some delicious food, and listening to good music, I thought the conference was educational and inspiring. As the name change implies, the focus of the […]
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Learn more about custom tasks for batch processes in SOLIDWORKS PDM.
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Master the best ways to migrate data to SOLIDWORKS PDM.
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Considerations for Transitioning from 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Connector (DEC) to the new SOLIDWORKS XCAD – UPS (POWER’BY) Connector
We have worked with several clients recently helping them transition from SOLIDWORKS Connector (DEC – Designer Central) to the new SOLIDWORKS XCAD – UPS (POWER’BY) Connector. Here we share some of the considerations for making this transition. As always, contact us for help whenever you make software changes and upgrades. Basic PDM Functions Basic PDM […]
File vault database indexes can become scattered or fragmented over time based on file operations, such as insert, update or delete. If you conduct an upgrade or a data migration which adds multiple records, the indexes are affected. It is recommended that you rebuild SOLIDWORKS file vault database indexes at least once a month to […]
As of December 31, 2018, SOLIDWORKS will no longer support Workgroup PDM. What does this mean for Workgroup customers? You must migrate your data either into SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard or SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional OR migrate to another PDM/PLM solution, such as Dassault’s 3DEXPERIENCE platform. SOLIDWORKS is providing tools to their resellers and partners to help […]
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Have you read the interview of SOLIDWORKS CEO Gian Paolo Bassi with Engineering.com? In the article, SOLIDWORKS 2018: Gian Paolo Bassi’s New Deal to Get Users onto the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform, he talks about new strategies and how the company is positioning its SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE products with users. We’re eager to hear his announcements next month at […]
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We’ll be in Los Angeles February 4-7 at SOLIDWORKS World 2018. Are you going? We’re eager to attend this major gathering, with the subtitle of “LEARN, PLAY, WORK, CONNECT, IGNITE” to network with the SOLIDWORKS user community. The lineup of keynote speakers offers thought-provoking topics: Brent Bushnell, CEO of Two Bit Circus, with fun stories […]
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The end of the year brings a time for reflection upon where we are and where we’re going. As we review 2017 and start looking forward to 2018, we know that our value propositions remain unchanged: we strive to understand and resolve our customer’s challenges with PLM and related software. This includes designing tools and […]
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xLM’s SOLIDWORKS PDM merge tool is a fully customizable and configurable tool that merges PDM vaults based on your unique merge requirements. It merges full data history, files, folders and references. It adds prefixes to files with duplicate filenames. By configuring the merge tool, you can control specifically how the files are merged, where the […]
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