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Workgroup PDM Help is available by several methods and includes a Table of Contents, Index, and Search capabilities.

Context-sensitive Help

From any dialog box, click Help or press F1.

Help Topics

  • In SolidWorks, click Help, Workgroup PDM Help Topics.

  • In the SolidWorks client window, click Help on the toolbar.

Separate Help Facilities and Instructions

  • Workgroup PDM API. In SolidWorks, click Help, SolidWorks API and Add-Ins Help Topics.

  • Workgroup PDM Installation and Administration Guide, available in <install_dir>\<application>\lang\<language>\install_pdmworks.htm where <application> is Client, SolidWorks Explorer, Vault, or VaultAdmin.

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