Updating SOLIDWORKS PDM Variables

You can update SOLIDWORKS PDM data card variables with field values from SOLIDWORKS Manage. The field types in SOLIDWORKS Manage can drive data into SOLIDWORKS PDM.

To update SOLIDWORKS PDM variables:

  1. In the SOLIDWORKS Manage Administration tool, navigate to the Fields Page.
  2. Select a variable and click Edit.
  3. In the Field Properties – ‘Description’ dialog box, in the Field Type tab:
    1. Select Updates PDM Variable.
    2. Select the Field Type and define the parameters.
      The SOLIDWORKS Manage field type and SOLIDWORKS PDM variable must be compatible data types.
    3. Click Finish.