In this article you will find a raw Bill Of Materials like the one that could be exported from SolidWorks to test the capabilities of miniPDM by yourself. Some additional files are also available to load some Price Conditions to test the possibilities of that feature on the BOM, and some to generate the source BOM by yourself with an already made project structure.Continue reading
Tag Archives: Settings
Excel Add-in Settings
It is possible to customize the Excel Add-in to fit your needs. The settings are presented as a datagrid where the variable names can be modified and some application settings can be enabled or disabled.Continue reading
SolidWorks Add-in Settings
It is possible to customize the miniPDM SolidWorks Add-in to fit your needs. The settings are presented as a datagrid where the variable names can be modified and some application settings can be enabled or disabled.Continue reading
The Excel Add-in and the SolidWorks Add-in share the same license. The license can be activated on one or multiple computers depending on the allowed number of activations.
miniPDM is currently in Beta testing and does not require a licenseContinue reading
Shared Configuration Files Locations
In a multi-user environment, it is a good practice to share the templates, the sheet formats, the Weldment Profiles, etc… into a network drive. This way, all the users have the same configuration and if something is modified, the change will be immediatly available to everyone. Having things homogeneous improves quality, readability, things are easier to find.
Sometimes, for unknown reason, you start your SolidWorks and all your preferences are gone, maybe an update went wrong or your SolidWorks crashed badly. Or maybe you just want to share your preferences with someone else to save that person the hassle to set all the links to the templates and other configuration files.