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  • PTC Windchill PLM Connector New Features and Enhancements
    In Windchill 10.1 M050, PTC Windchill PLM Connector includes several new features and enhancements.
  • Windchill Directory Server is now based on OpenDJ v2.6.0
    In Windchill 10.1 M050, Windchill Directory Server now uses OpenDJ v2.6.
  • Context Team Member Loading Performance Enhancements
    In PTC Windchill 10.2 M010, several updates were made to improve performance when loading a large number of users and groups into a context team.
  • Third-Party Platform Support Updates
    PTC Windchill 10.2 M010 support has been updated with additional third-party products or releases.
  • Improved Support for Managing Windchill on a Server Cluster
    In PTC Windchill 10.2, support for managing Windchill on a server cluster has been improved.
  • Improved Support for Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)
    In PTC Windchill 10.2, support for Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) has been improved.
  • Security Update to Prevent Possible OS Command Injections
    PTC Windchill 10.2 contains a security update to prevent malicious OS file command injections for the command used to start workers.
  • Support for SQL Server High Availability Clusters
    In PTC Windchill 10.2, support for SQL Server High Availability Clusters has been added.
  • Third-Party Platform Support Updates
    PTC Windchill 10.2 support has been updated with additional third-party products and releases.
  • Type and Attribute Management Enhancements
    PTC Windchill 10.2 offers multiple enhancements to the Type and Attribute Management functionality, including enhancements to attribute layouts, constraints, calculated attributes, and support for languages added after installation.
  • Universal Upload
    When working with PTC Creo 2.0 or PTC Windchill Workgroup Manager 10.2, the PTC Windchill 10.2 Upload action in the workspace has been expanded. This expansion increases the number of states for which CAD content can be uploaded from the client-side workspace to the server-side workspace. These states include local modifications that are not checked out and CAD documents that have duplicate filenames.
  • Upgrade Manager Enhanced to Support Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Financial Regulations
    In PTC Windchill 10.2, the Upgrade Manager supports SOX financial regulations.
  • Workspace Refresh and Synchronize Actions
    When working with PTC Creo 2.0 or PTC Windchill Workgroup Manager 10.2, the PTC Windchill 10.2 workspace refresh and synchronize actions are more efficient. This enhancement results in improved performance and responsiveness of these two actions.
  • Additional Caches Set Through the Windchill Configuration Assistant
    Beginning with Windchill 10.1 M040, the Windchill Configuration Assistant sets additional caches when configuring Windchill.
  • Alias and Calculated Attribute Display Enhancements
    In Windchill 10.1 M040, alias and calculated attributes can now be displayed on information pages, on create and edit windows, and in custom table views.
  • Grouping in Tables
    In Windchill 10.1 M040, you can group table information based on a column.
  • Move Specific Views and Versions of an Object to a New Folder
    In Windchill 10.1 M040, the Move feature has been updated to provide options for moving specific views and versions of an object to a new folder.
  • Third-Party Platform Support Updates
    Windchill 10.1 M040 support has been updated with additional third-party products and releases.
  • Promotion Request Usability
    With Windchill 10.1 M030, the collection process for new promotion requests has been simplified to reduce errors.
  • Third-Party Platform Support Updates
    Windchill 10.1 M030 support has been updated with additional third-party products and releases.
  • Third-Party Platform Support Updates
    Windchill 10.1 M020 supports updates for third-party platform support, including the addition of Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (, and Java 7 plug-in.
  • Windchill Help Center Enhancements
    Windchill 10.1 M020 contains enhancements to the Windchill Help Center, including new content for the Windchill Options and Variants documentation and expanded capabilities for adding custom content.
  • Private/Public Tabs on Home Page
    Private and Public Home Page Tabs
    Windchill 10.1 M020 includes the ability for site administrators to make different modifications to their personal Home page (as well as to the Home page that displays for all users), using the new Public and Private tabs on their Home page.
  • System Error Reporting
    Windchill 10.1 includes new system error reporting capabilities to make it easier for a user to forward an error report and associated data to site administrators. The forwarded data makes it easier for an administrator to find log entries that will assist the debugging process. In addition, the site administrator can configure Windchill to prevent users from being exposed to stack traces when an error is reported. The initial areas of impact are Workflow and the overall default error handler. In future releases, the capabilities will be available more broadly.
  • Creo Support and CAD Data Management Improvements
    In addition to full support of Creo 2.0, the Windchill 10.1 release introduces several incremental usability improvements geared towards supporting the CAD user.
  • Table Charting
    Table Charting
    With Windchill 10.1, users will have the ability to summarize tabular data into charts and graphs. This capability will be available from the Report Builder results table.
  • Improved Reliability and Performance of the Windchill Upgrade Tooling
    Windchill 10.1 upgrade improvements focused on increasing the reliability of the upgrade tooling, improving performance, and expanding pre-upgrade data validation.
  • Thumbnail Navigator Related Information
    Quick Access to Related Information
    In order to minimize clicks and improve users’ ability to interrogate objects and their related information, the Thumbnail Navigator has been improved to provide access to related information.
  • Pin the Navigator
    Pinning the Navigator
    With Windchill 10.1, it will be possible to fix the Navigator so that it doesn’t close after every click.
  • Filter by Variant Specification
    Filter by Variant Specification
    Variant Specifications can now be used as Filters in PSB and Part Structure Compare. This allows the user to quickly reuse that Variant Specification when working with and comparing product structures.
  • Table Quick Entry
    Table Quick Entry
    The new Table Quick Entry capability allows users to quickly add data to tables in Change Management and Promotion Request window. It provides a way to easily add data when the name or number is known.
  • Support for Macintosh OS X 10.7 as Windchill Client
    With Windchill 10.1 F000 users will be able to access content utilizing the Macintosh OS with Safari and Firefox browsers.
  • Windchill Document Management
    Document Management and Desktop Integration
    Windchill 10.0 brings some major enhancements to the usability of Windchill document management. In addition to streamlining the HTML user interface, Windchill 10.0 desktop integration dramatically improves and simplifies the creation and editing of Microsoft Office documents. A newly introduced extension to Windchill Desktop Integration allows users to view Windchill folders and interact with Windchill documents as a natural extension to their file system in the Windows explorer.
  • Product Structure Browser (PSB)
    Product Structure and Configuration Management
    Windchill PDMLink 10.0 provides significant enhancements in editing and viewing product structures within the browser environment. Additionally, there is a new filter capability providing robust configuration control to display interesting product configurations including by configuration specification, spatial location, and attributes. Further improvements are made in the areas of product structure compare and history display.
  • Usability Improvements
    Windchill 10.0 General Usability Improvements
    Windchill 10.0 incorporates a significant number of improvements that streamline any user’s experience and make work within Windchill more efficient.
  • Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 5.0 Compatibility
    The release of Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 5.0 and its compatibility with Windchill 9.1 provides productivity improvements beneficial to the Pro/ENGINEER user working in an integral environment, including embedded browser options on the Windows platform, tabbed browsing, accessible Windchill table views, and support for attributes with units.
  • Windchill Outlook Integration
    Windchill Desktop Integration now supports Microsoft Outlook 2007 to enable creation and update of Windchill Meetings as well as check in emails or attachments as Windchill documents.
  • Mathcad Files in Windchill
    9.1 Windchill Workgroup Manager for Mathcad
    The workgroup manager for Mathcad is available with Windchill 9.1 M010. It requires Mathcad 14 M030 or later and enables Mathcad users to manage their Mathcad Worksheets in Windchill.
  • 9.1 New Relationship Report
    The relationship report accessible from a CAD documents property page allows a user to view all its related objects and their types of relationships, for a given configuration.
  • 9.1 Support for Pro/ENGINEER Manikin
    Windchill 9.1 will introduce data management support for the new Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 Pro/ENGINEER Manikin module data.
  • Enhanced checkout of non-latest
    An additional preference option has been added to enhance the checkout non-latest iterations, allowing for a user to configure whether to be prompted with a warning message when checking-out a non-latest version.
  • Multi-Object (Parts and Documents) Edit
    Windchill 9.1 provides a tabular user interface that improves users’ efficiency when they need to make edits to multiple objects. The tabular interface minimizes the number of clicks required to make the same or similar meta data edits to a set of objects.
  • Revising from non-Latest
    A new preference is introduced in 9.1 allowing for users to revise a non-latest revision. CAD Doc versioning improvements such as revise from earlier revision, combined revise & checkout.
  • Table Improvements
    Significant usability improvements are added to many of the Windchill 9.1 tables. These improvements are intended to provide desktop- and excel-like capabilities in tables including column resize and column freeze.
  • Thumbnail Navigator
    The Thumbnail Navigator is a new, lightweight, graphical and exciting way of navigating and exploring product data (assemblies and CAD data) is added to Windchill 9.1. This tool will allow you to graphically navigate product structures and related data in a very efficient and fun way without loosing your context.
  • Workspace Frames
    In combination with Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 brings workspace frames capabilities to the Pro/ENGINEER-Windchill integration.
  • 9.1 Packages
    This new capability allows users to create, deliver and track packages of Windchill managed information. Packages provide offline access to Windchill information to partners outside your Windchill system.
  • 9.1 Replication and Vaulting
    New capabilities improve replication and vaulting performance and scalability, provide flexible vaulting and replication options, simplify administration, and offer quicker deployment options.
  • 9.1 Windchill Desktop Integration Support for MS Office 2007
    With Version 9.1, the Windchill Desktop Integration Module introduces full support for Microsoft Office 2007.
  • Improved Move Tools
    The pre-Windchill 9.1 Move capabilities are significantly improved to support more data types and to allow moving objects and folders and their contents across container and organization boundaries (e.g. from Product 1 in Organization 1 to Library 2 in Organization 2).
  • Improved Runtime and Performance Monitoring
    Windchill’s runtime management and monitoring capabilities, including the ability to toggle verbosity at runtime, has been expanded to other areas of the product. In addition, a Server Status page has been added to the Utilities page to provide an overview of the system health.
  • Oracle to SQL Server Migration Tools
    It will be possible to migrate a Windchill Oracle-based system to a Windchill SQL Server-based system. A migration process uses Microsoft’s SSMA tool.
  • Simplified Update Process for the 9.1 Point Release
    Windchill 9.1 is a point release, not a major release. As such, updating a Windchill 9.0 installation to Windchill 9.1 will be performed by the PTC Solution Installer. It will not be an upgrade and will not require any data migration.