The SOLIDWORKS PDM convert task, opens the model, and completes a save as PDF. If the last save of the model was zoomed out, it can result in an excess of empty space, as shown in the example below:
With a small edit to the script, we can add a Zoom To Fit command before the file is converted to PDF.
How to add a Zoom To Fit command to the SOLIDWORKS PDM convert task
- Open the Administration Tool and open the convert task;
- Within Output File Details select Advanced Scripting Options;
- Add swModel.ViewZoomtofit2 as listed below (line 710)
And the command will be added ahead of conversion;