Enhancement Details

Windows Explorer Enhancements for PTC Windchill Desktop Integration

In PTC Windchill 10.2, users have enhanced functionality to manage Windchill documents through Windows Explorer.

Product Information

Product Collaboration Solutions
PDM & Process Solutions
PTC Windchill
Product / Module PTC Arbortext Content Manager
PTC Windchill PDMLink
PTC Windchill ProjectLink
Version 10.2
Datecode F000
Product Functional Area Document Management
User Interface Location  
Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices

Benefits and Description

PTC Windchill 10.2 offers the following Desktop Integration enhancements for Windows Explorer:

For more information, see the Windchill Desktop Integration topic in the PTC Windchill Help Center. Tip: Enter the topic name in the PTC Windchill Help Center search field to easily navigate to the topic.


Additional Windchill actions are available from the right-click menu in Windows Explorer.
The Replace Content window opens when users drag and drop a file on top of a checked-in document in Windows Explorer.
Select a default or customized folder view from the right-click menu of a context type in Windows Explorer.
A built-in comparison tool is available for Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel documents.