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Local Settings

Expand the Local Settings node to modify local client settings that affect SOLIDWORKS PDM.

You can:
  • Set user policies for Microsoft® Active Directory so that you can deploy vault views on client computers.
  • Examine the log file for detailed messages if you have connection problems.
  • Change the vault login parameters for this computer.
  • Specify an archive program other than WinZip for use with SOLIDWORKS PDM.
  • Set paths for searches for external references.

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