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My SolidWorks Workgroup PDM Cleanup

Use the My Workgroup PDM Cleanup tool to manage your personal workspace. This tool searches the folder you select and shows all files based on selected search criteria. You can then clean up your workspace by deleting selected files.

To use My Workgroup PDM Cleanup:

  1. In the SolidWorks software or in the SolidWorks Explorer client (with Workgroup PDM added in), right-click a folder in the local view and select My Workgroup PDM Cleanup.

  2. Set options as described below. When files are listed in the dialog box, click a header (Document, Compare To Vault, etc.) to sort files by that column .

Viewing Options

Displays files compared with those in the vault:

  • Older

  • Same

  • Newer

  • Not in vault

  • Conflict  

Conflict indicates that the local file has changed and  there is also a newer version in the vault. The user must resolve the changes to the document in the vault with their local changes before checking in the document from the local view.

Look For. Lets you set search criteria for All Files, or for Project, Owner, or Status .. Set Equal To for the criteria you select. (Not available when Look For is set to All Files.)

Path. Displays the folder location (read-only).

Show subfolders. Displays any files from subfolders that meet the selected criteria.

All. Selects all matching files.

None. Clears the list of files .

Delete Selected. Deletes any documents you select in the folder.

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