When setting up a PDM on a client, the SOLIDWORKS PDM icon, colloquially known as the PDM Blueberry icon, is automatically placed as a hidden icon in the Windows taskbar notification area. (Figure 1)
Figure 1: Show hidden icons arrow next to the notification area
Moving the SOLIDWORKS PDM Blueberry icon to the Windows taskbar notification area, (Figure 2) will allow you quicker access to:
Figure 2: Options in the PDM Blueberry icon
Note: Even after logging off of SOLIDWORKS PDM, the icon will remain present. The only way make it go away is by exiting SOLIDWORKS PDM.
To move the PDM Blueberry icon out of the hidden icons tray:
Figure 3: Click and drag the icon out of the hidden icons tray
Once the icon has been placed on the notification area, you can easily move it around by clicking and dragging it.
I hope you found this quick tip helpful. Check out more SOLIDWORKS PDM tutorials listed below.
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About Rodolfo Gutierrez
Rodolfo Gutierrez is a Mechanical Engineer by profession specializing in SOLIDWORKS, Routing, PDM, Sheet Metal, and Weldments. Lucky husband and goofy dad. Loves productivity hacks.
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