EPDM Office Add-in Replaces Office2PDM

Office2PDM LogoBack in 2013, SolidWorks released an add-in for Enterprise PDM which included most of the features of Razorleaf’s Office2PDM tool. This add-in is compatible with EPDM 2013 and EPDM 2014, so many Office2PDM users will no longer have significant need for a separate product to provide Office integration functions. As a result, Razorleaf has discontinued the Office2PDM product.

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SmarTeam V5R21 Compatibility

SolidWorks 2012 plus SmarTeam V5R21Dassault Systemès released ENOVIA SmarTeam V5R21 SP2 in November 2011 and V5R21 SP3 in February 2012.  These latest releases are giving customers the ability to move forward with new system roll-outs, server upgrades, etc. on desired platforms. Continue Reading

Razorleaf Announces Office2PDM Acquisition

Razorleaf is proud to announce the acquisition of Office2PDM and EPDM Dashboard from Extensible CAD.  Office2PDM offers a seamless integration between Microsoft Office products and SolidWorks Enterprise PDM (EPDM).  EPDM Dashboard provides real-time access to Enterprise PDM vaults, right from Microsoft Outlook, for monitoring the status of documents and workflows.  More details about these tools are available on Razorleaf’s utilities page for Office2PDM and a separate dedicated micrositeContinue Reading

Razorleaf Corp. Acquires Office2PDM from Extensible CAD

Leading PLM consulting services provider Razorleaf extends offerings to enhance existing products like Enterprise PDM from SolidWorks

STOW, OH. – August 1, 2011 – Razorleaf, a leading consulting service provider for engineering and manufacturing tools, today announced the acquisition of the Office2PDM and EPDM Dashboard products from Extensible CAD Technologies of Apex, NC. Office2PDM offers a seamless integration between Microsoft Office products and SolidWorks Enterprise PDM (EPDM).  EPDM Dashboard provides real-time access to Enterprise PDM vaults, right from Microsoft Outlook, for monitoring the status of documents and workflows.

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Searching Tip: Context

Are you ready to take your search capabilities to the next level?  If you’re like many professionals today, you’re inundated by information at work, and sifting your way through it can be challenging.  You probably already use Google, Bing, or some other search engine for the Internet.  And maybe you even use the search tools built into Microsoft Windows, built into your applications, or built into your smartphone.  But if you’re not using this tip on search context, give it a read and see how it can help you sift through that growing mountain of information you deal with every day.   Continue Reading

Office Document Information Panel and SharePoint

If you have edited a Microsoft Office document that resides in SharePoint, you have no doubt noticed the Document Information Panel (DIP).  From the DIP, you can access the properties of a document as well as check out a checked in document.  There are two frequently asked questions about the DIP:

  • How do you turn the DIP off?
  • How do you turn the DIP on

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The New Enterprise PDM Task Tool

One of the new tools in SolidWorks Enterprise PDM (EPDM) 2010 is the automated EPDM Task Tool. This tool helps users and system administrators automate a number of things related to Engineering output. With the tool, you can create renditions (alternate format/presentation of content) of SolidWorks Parts, Assemblies, or Drawings. The Task Tool also enables remote printing, and can create these types of output content during EPDM Workflow state changes or from right-click menu options.  Continue Reading