Simplified Configuration Extension (SCE) is a suffix added to a configuration that allows users to display and use multiple configurations while maintaining only ONE profile card. 1. In solidworks, Select smarteam menu and click on options. Type [*] in the simplified configuration extension field. 2. Start System configuration editor [Start/All programs/ Smarteam/ Administrative tools/System configuration editor] 3. Search for "simplified" in system configuration editor 4. Click on legacy preferences.config setting 5. Select “Add Value” 6. Select “Domain” for the override level and add (*) for the value. Click on save changes 7. A part in solidworks with three configurations.. In this example, […]
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It has been found that after long periods of uptime, the PDMWorks Server process can become less reliable and less responsive. Starting and Stopping the process, and allowing it to rebuild its internal tables has been shown to improve this situation. The following process will allow you to set this up on a recurring basis. The example below has been created on Windows XP, a similar procedure will also work for any host OS supported by PDMWorks.The following procedure must be done by an IT administrator on the computer that is host to the PDMWorks Server process. Step 1 – Create a command fileIn the example the file is called […]
One of the most common questions on PDMWorks Workgroup and reporting is: Why is the quantity always blank in reports? As you can see in the report, the quantity always appears to be blank. This, it turns out, is one of those cases of a computer doing exactly what you are asking for, instead of what you want. The issue is that PDMWorks native mode is to give you information on the files themselves. The quantity can vary depending on the revision of the files and the specific configuration. So until you specify both Revision and Specification, the quantity field will be blank. To specify Revision and Configuration, simply select […]
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