DriveWorks User is a module of DriveWorks Pro that allows you to specify projects that have been set up by DriveWorks Administrator.
|Specifying using the SOLIDWORKS add-in|
|Specifying using DriveWorks User|
DriveWorks User is available either on a fixed or Floating License.
DriveWorks User Checklist
Check you have the following in place before specifying with DriveWorks User:
DriveWorks user can launch straight into a Specification by creating a Windows shortcut on the desktop.
To create a Quick Launch Shortcut:
This will be C:\Program Files\DriveWorks\<Version>\DriveWorksUser.exe
To Quick Launch into a Specification:
/Group:MyGroup /Username:UserName /Password:Password /CreateSpecification:ProjectName
To Quick Launch into a DriveApp
/Group:MyGroup /Username:UserName /Password:Password /OpenDriveApp:CPQ
When more than one of the same DriveApp type are running, the quick launch will launch the first in the list.
To open a Specification or DriveApp in Kiosk Mode, add the following to the end:
For example the Target field will be as following for starting a Specification in Kiosk Mode:
"C:\Program Files\DriveWorks\<Version>\DriveWorksUser.exe" /Group:MyGroup /Username:UserName /Password:Password /CreateSpecification:ProjectName /Kiosk
A group is opened by one of the following methods:
The Group button activates the Open Group Wizard when clicked. Or it will display a list of recently opened Groups by clicking the drop down arrow on the button.
When the machine is connected to the internet, DriveWorks Today will display dynamic community content containing useful links to information, news and events to do with DriveWorks.
DriveWorks Today also contains a list of your recent groups to make accessing them faster.
The DriveWorks User header bar contains icons that will launch
Additionally the header bar displays the standard windows icons to the Help file, minimize and maximize the application and to close the application.
The DriveWorks User Command Bar dynamically changes to present the appropriate commands for the task selected from the Task explorer.
The Refresh command is displayed for each task. This will refresh the main window to display latest news items (when in DriveWorks Today) or latest specifications made (when in the Specification Explorer)
The New command is displayed for the Specification Explorer. This will begin a new specification if only one project is available in the current group. For groups that have more than one available project the project list dialog will appear when this button is clicked.
The Open Folder command becomes available when a specification is selected from the Specification Explorer. This will open Windows Explorer in the parent location for the existing specification files of the selected specification.
DriveWorks creates a report for each component generated. These reports document the success of completing the requested operation during its generation.
The Show Archived command will display all specifications that have previously been archived.
The Task Explorer allows browsing between DriveWorks Today and the Specification stage.