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Library or Format Description for PDM

I am looking to write some tooling around Power Designer. Now I would like to read/write PDM files.

Is there any documentation about the file format or a library for reading these files?

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  • Posted on Jul 29 at 09:10 AM

    You need to become familiar with the API and metamodel, Andreas. There are some useful global functions you can use to create or open a model - CreateModel & OpenModel. To create or work with a PDM, you'll need to understand a fair bit more. Please get in touch via my blog (www.metadatajunkie.wordpress.com) if you want to discuss scripting options.

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