Introduction to the Solidworks tutorial
Hi Everyone. I’m Daniella, the Solidworks PDM SME for SPK and Associates. Today, I’ll be going through a quick Solidworks tutorial for how to allow, or disallow, duplicate file names inside your Solidworks PDM vault.
How To Disallow Duplicate File Names
To take a look at our options.
Open up the administration tool and select the fault and log in. Once we are logged in we can go ahead and right-click on file types and click duplicate file name settings. Traditionally, I like to recommend not allowing duplicate file names, at least for SolidWorks files. But, here you have quite a few options. You can:
- Allow duplicate file names,
- Do not allow any, or,
- You can specify do not allow duplicate file names for files with these extensions.
As you can see here we have quite a few extensions this can be tailored to as many, or as few as you would like to disallow.
This is a great tool, it makes your wall a bit more customized, and offers a great solution if you’re running into problems with multiple files that share the same file name.
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