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    Archive Server Replication with PDM Professional

    December 10, 2018

    You're on a roll, focused and in the zone and then you click on an icon and nothing happens. So you sit and wait, and wait until finally, the dialog box pops on screen. But just like that, you lost your groove. We have good news for you... there is a way to end this stop and go waiting game in SOLIDWORKS PDM and we're going to share it with you!


    SOLIDWORKS 2019 Requirements and Recommendations

    October 1, 2018

    Deciding on a new CAD system like SOLIDWORKS is an exciting step and often times can lead to overlooking the hardware requirements to support the new purchase. One of the top questions we get asked is in regards to upgrading equipment and if it will align with the SOLIDWORKS system requirements. We have compiled a list of all the system requirements based on which version is being used and a compiled list of our Engineering Team's recommendations. Take a closer look at this year's version of SOLIDWORKS requirements.


    SOLIDWORKS Manage: When PDM Just Isn't Enough

    September 24, 2018

    Every now and then, a PDM user or vault administrator envisions a usage case that's just a bit outside the current PDM functionality, or possibly in a different wheelhouse altogether. This happens with the newly initiated, as well as software veterans. You'll use a feature and think, "If only there was a button to [insert idea here]."


    5 Traits for a Successful Data Management Deployment

    September 3, 2018

    Diving into a new system can be nerve-racking, especially when it impacts your data and files. Even with trepidation, we know that having a product data management system, such as SOLIDWORKS PDM, is essential to business. We want to help ease some of the stress by providing you with five of our traits for a successful data management deployment.


    SOLIDWORKS PDM: Inserting Form Fields and Linking Microsoft Office Files

    July 6, 2018

    To conclude our two-part blog series, we will describe how to refresh and enable linking to SOLIDWORKS PDM. Plus, we'll outline how to have the variables dynamically link to the PDM metadata.


    SOLIDWORKS PDM: Defining Variables and Properties in Microsoft Office Files

    July 2, 2018

    In part one of this two-part blog series, we'll walk you through the process to define Product Data Management (PDM) variables, manage data cards and designate properties in Microsoft Office.


    SOLIDWORKS PDM: Reference Add-In

    April 4, 2018

    The TriMech Reference Add-In for Product Data Management (PDM) can be used for both PDM Standard and PDM Professional to provide dynamic lookup and reference repair for your SOLIDWORKS files. 

    SOLIDWORKS, Aerospace Industry, PDM, Client Stories

    Dynamic Aviation Improves File Management

    March 21, 2018

    TriMech is fortunate to work with clients from Maine to Florida and out to Arkansas, offering a range of engineering solutions. This week's client story showcases Dynamic Aviation and SOLIDWORKS PDM.

    SOLIDWORKS, PDM, Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2018

    Top 11 Features in SOLIDWORKS 2018: SOLIDWORKS PDM Revision Table Integration

    March 12, 2018

    When we're creating our designs, they are rarely perfect in their initial shape. Instead, they are constantly evolving as we make changes. We need a way to track these changes as our designs evolve. Most organizations do this through a revision table. 


    How To Embed AVI Movies On The PDM Data Card

    March 2, 2018

    The ability to include videos in your data cards is a possibility with the SOLIDWORKS PDM product. However, we must be smart with the size and quality of the video while using this feature. The nature of this article is to uncover what workflow makes this a possibility.


    PSL, and We're Not Talking Lattes!

    January 24, 2018

    With this cold weather, we've all been lining up for hot beverages to keep us warm. I'm keen to Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and the engineer in me made a lightbulb go off. PSL also stands for Processor Site License! In this blog, I'm going to summarize how you can streamline deploying different license types to a large installation base using PSL.


    Set Revision within Product Data Managment

    December 1, 2017

    Ever questioned what the “Set Revision” function inside of your vault view under ModifySet Revision actually does within Product Data Management (PDM)? Well, this article will serve as a guide and show  you how you can set up "Set Revision" introduced to PDM Professional and Standard in 2016.