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Types of Data Card
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Creating a Data Card
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Modifying a Data Card
Adding Card Controls to a Data Card
Adding Control Logic to a Control
Aligning Data Card Controls
Glueing Data Card Controls
Exporting a Data Card
Importing a Data Card
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Types of Data Card

File Cards Link to one or more file types within the vault, storing data that is specific to a file in the vault database.

When a user selects a .doc or .docx file in Windows Explorer, the Data Card tab displays the file card linked to the .doc or .docx extension.

Folder Cards Link to a file or item folder within the vault, storing data that is specific to a folder (and subfolders) in the vault database.
Item Cards (For SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional only) Link to an item in the vault database.
Search Cards Enable custom searches when displayed in the SOLIDWORKS PDM Search tool or when users access SOLIDWORKS PDM search within a Windows Explorer dialog box.
Template Cards (For SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional only) Retrieve information from users when they create a file or folder using a SOLIDWORKS PDM template.


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