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Enterprise PDM Add-ins

Add-ins extend your ability to configure Enterprise PDM.

For example, you can:
  • Install the Dispatch add-in to automate tasks and processes using Enterprise PDM Dispatch commands.

    See Dispatch Overview.

  • Create a serial number add-in using Visual Basic .Net and install it for use in generating serial numbers.

    See Creating a Serial Number from an Add-in.

  • Install the SolidWorks Task Add-in when you create the vault to support conversion and printing of SolidWorks documents.

    See Adding Tasks to a Vault

You only have to install an add-in on one computer. It is automatically installed on all other computers that connect to the vault.

Debugging Add-ins

You can debug an add-in without adding it to the vault.

When you debug, the add-in is loaded from the place where the compiler registered it. No other users are affected by the add-in.

Do not install an add-in that you want to debug using the Administrate Add-ins dialog box.


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