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On the VaultAdmin Properties tab, add, modify, delete, or map properties that appear in SOLIDWORKS Workgroup PDM document information and reports. Users can also search by properties. The properties apply to all projects and documents in the vault.

Standard properties are Author, Number, Revision, Project, Description, and Status. You cannot edit Author, Project, or Status.
  • To add a property, click New Property, type a name in the dialog box, then click OK.
  • To modify a property, select the property, click Modify, edit the name in the dialog box, then click OK.
  • To delete a property, select the property, click Delete, then click OK to confirm.
PDMWorks 2006 and later supports evaluation of custom properties linked to dimensions and other property values if the documents have been saved in SOLIDWORKS 2005 or later. Lightweight and bulk check in of documents saved in releases earlier than SOLIDWORKS 2005 results in properties populated with the evaluation string (for example, D2#Sketch1@Part2.SLDPRT).

To enter correct configuration-specific properties linked to values into the Vault, open and save the model with each configuration in SOLIDWORKS 2005 or later.

After making changes, click Apply.

Property Mappings

Access the Property Mappings dialog box to map Workgroup PDM properties to SOLIDWORKS, OLE (*.xls, *.xlsx, *.doc, *.docx), or AutoCAD properties.

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