SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 - New State Icons

Article by Enrico Tolentino on Dec 30, 2020

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 includes lots of new icons for States and Transitions. Previously existing State icons have been updated as well as the icon interface. Being able to sort icons into different categories makes it easier when making a selection as well.   

>> Related: Difference Between State and Transition Numbers in SOLIDWORKS PDM 

Changing a State icon can be performed by the administrator inside the Administration application. Open a workflow, select a state, and right mouse click to open up the Properties window and select Change…. The updated Select Icon window now shows the list of categories of all the available icons.

SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 New State Icons

These additional icons will help create more detail and nuance to the workflow states when configuring the vault. 

That's it for this SOLIDWORKS PDM 2021 quick tip. To learn more about SOLIDWORKS PDM check out the links below.

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