DriveWorks Pro 16: Export Drawing Table [send feedback...]

Export Drawing Table

The Export Drawing Table Generation Task allows you to export a table as a text document.

The Table types currently supported for this Generation Task are:

  • General
  • Hole
  • Bill of Materials
  • Revision
  • Weldment Cut List

Properties

Property NameDescription
File extension of exported fileDocument type you with the table to be saved as. Available file extensions are txt (text) and csv (comma separated values).
OverwriteOverwrites existing file if TRUE.
Sheet NameSheet to extract table from.
Table NameThe name of the table you wish to extract, as it appears in the FeatureManager Design Tree.
View NAmeView to extract the table from. Leave blank if the table is not attached to a view.
File NameName you wish the table to be saved as. No need to include file extensions. Leave blank to use the SOLIDWORKS Drawing name.
File PathFolder in which you wish the table to be saved to. Leave blank for the current SOLIDWORKS directory.

Example

When this task is added the properties are static by default.

See How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property to enable rules to be built on these properties.

Property NameExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
File extension of exported fileTextTextThe Table will be exported in the .txt file format.
OverwriteFALSEFALSEFALSE will not overwrite the existing file. TRUE would overwrite the file
Sheet NameSheet1Sheet1Then Name of the Sheet to extract the table from.
Table NameBill of Materials1Bill of Materials1The name of the table you wish to extract. The name should be written as it is displayed in the FeatureManager Design Tree.
View NameDrawing View1Drawing View1View to extract table from. If the table to extract is not attached to a view leave this property blank.
File NameDWSpecificationIdDWSpecificationIdName you wish the table to be saved as. No file extension needs to be added here. Leaving this blank will use the SOLIDWORKS Drawing name.
File Path"C:\MyDocuments\Tables"C:\MyDocuments\TablesThe Folder in which you wish the table to be saved to. Leaving this blank will use the current SOLIDWORKS directory.

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