This Generation Task exports a MBD (Model Based Definitions) 3D PDF to a given file location.
This Task requires you to have SOLIDWORKS MBD installed.
|(Name)||The unique name for this Task.|
|Folder||The folder that the new PDF file will be placed in (leave blank to use the same folder as the model).|
|Overwrite||TRUE to overwrite the file if it exists, FALSE to leave the original.|
|PDF File||The file name of the PDF file without extension. Leave this property blank to use the model file name.|
|Theme File||Full file path including extension of the 3D PDF theme.|
|Views||A pipebar (|) delimited list of views.|
To find your SOLIDWORKS MBD Themes navigate to C:\Program Files\SOLIDWORKS Corp\SOLIDWORKS\data\themes.
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 Name||Example Rule||Example Result||Meaning|
|Folder||"C:\MyDocuments\3DPDF"||C:\MyDocuments\3DPDF||This is the folder that the 3D PDF will be placed in.|
|Overwrite||TRUE||TRUE||TRUE will overwrite the file if it already exists.|
|PDF File||"Piston3D"||Piston3D||The created 3D PDF will be called Piston3D.|
|Theme File||"C:\Program Files\SOLIDWORKS Corp\SOLIDWORKS\data\themes\multipage assembly 2 (a4 landscape)\theme.xml"||C:\Program Files\SOLIDWORKS Corp\SOLIDWORKS\data\themes\multipage assembly 2 (a4 landscape)\theme.xml||This is the full file path including the extension to the 3D PDF theme.|
|Views||"FullView|Side View"||FullView|Side View||This will select the 3D views that where captured in the assembly. These are called FullView and Side View.|
This Task can be added to SOLIDWORKS Parts and Assemblies in the following Generation Sequence(s):