SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM 2015 Beta 1 is available

Contact InFlow for best practices and requirements regarding Beta participation Support Number 888.285.2284 or emailsupport@inflow-tech.com We are excited to announce that SOLIDWORKS® 2015 Beta 1 is available for download now! All subscription customers are eligible to participate, no sign-up is required. SOLIDWORKS EPDM 2015 includes many user-driven enhancements that are centered around: Improving everyday productivity Optimizing product design processes and workflows Streamlining manufacturing processes with new integrated capabilities Improving everyday productivity The SOLIDWORKS Beta website is your resource for access […]

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SolidWorks 2013 and SolidWorks Enterprise PDM 2013 Are Last Releases to Support Windows Vista

Attention Vista Users! Following Microsoft's retirement of the Windows® Vista operating system in April of 2012, SolidWorks 2013 (including SolidWorks Simulation 2013, SolidWorks Enterprise PDM 2013, and SolidWorks Workgroup PDM 2013 products) is the LAST RELEASE that will install on Windows Vista. SolidWorks 2014, (including SolidWorks Simulation 2014, SolidWorks Enterprise PDM 2014, and SolidWorks Workgroup PDM 2014 products) will NOT INSTALL on computers using Windows Vista. For more information, visit System Requirements and Make Your Move to Windows 7. SolidWorks […]

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Is the AutoCAD® 2013 DWG format supported in Enterprise PDM 2012 or older versions?

No. AutoCAD has changed the DWG format for the 2013 release – see details via this link:http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/ps/dl/item?siteID=123112&id=18801721&linkID=9240617 If you try to add or work with files saved in the DWG 2013 format using Enterprise PDM 2012 or older you will see errors such as:=============================================SolidWorks Enterprise PDM cannot read or write the contents of the file ‘filename’.This can happen if the file is corrupt or if it is of a newer version than SolidWorks Enterprise PDM can handle.Do you want to […]

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ePDM Tips and Tricks: Copy Tree

 Why start from scratch when you can easily and quickly create products that are the same but different using an enterprise PDM tool called Copy Tree. Copy Tree allows users to duplicate a group of files that are identical to the parent project. That is the "same as" part, but what about the "different"?Within the tool, users can select what files to copy versus reference, rename files, relocate files, and even compress the project to a zip file.  On the surface, […]

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