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Create Image

The Create Image Generation Task will create an image of the Model or Drawing.


Property NameDescription
(Name)The unique name for this task.
Image ExtensionThe extension of the image (for example, png).
Image FolderThe folder to save the image to (leaving this blank will use the components's folder).
Image NameThe file name of the image (leaving this blank will use the component's name).
OverwriteTRUE to overwrite the file if it exists, FALSE to keep any existing file.
Specification IdThe Id of the Specification to associate the image with.


When this task is added the properties are both static and dynamic 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
Image Extension"jpg"jpgThe extension determining the kind of Image file to be created.
Image Folder"C:\My Documents\Specifications\Images"C:\My Documents\Specifications\ImagesThe Folder location to save the Created Images to. Leaving this property blank will use the component's folder.
Image Name"Assembly "&DWSpecificationIdAssembly 9999The file name of the image. Leaving this blank will use the component name.
OverwriteFALSEFALSEFALSE will keep any existing file. TRUE will overwrite the File if it already exists.
Specification IdDWSpecificationIdDWSPecificationIdThe Id of the Specification to associate the created Image with.

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Create Image Generation Task

This Tech Tip demonstrates how to create images of generated assemblies, parts or drawings using generation tasks.

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