SOLIDWORKS Task Scheduler: Streamline your Design Process

Article by Tom Ayers updated July 3, 2023

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One of the most useful tools within SOLIDWORKS is the Task Scheduler. In this blog post, we will explore the capabilities of the SOLIDWORKS Task Scheduler and how it can help to streamline your design process.

The Task Scheduler is a utility within SOLIDWORKS that allows users to automate routine tasks such as batch printing, batch rendering, and file conversion. It is a powerful tool that can help to improve efficiency and productivity by automating repetitive tasks. The Task Scheduler can be accessed from the SOLIDWORKS Tools menu or by using the search bar within the software.

SOLIDWORKS Task Scheduler offers a wide range of capabilities that can be used to automate different tasks. One of the most useful features of the Task Scheduler is the ability to schedule tasks to run at a specific time. This means that you can set up a task to run overnight or on the weekend, which can help to reduce downtime during working hours.

Another useful feature of the Task Scheduler is the ability to create custom tasks. This means that you can create a specific task that meets your unique needs. For example, you can create a task that automatically exports files to a specific format or that performs a specific analysis on your model.

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The SOLIDWORKS Task Scheduler also offers a wide range of task types that can be used to automate different tasks. These include tasks such as print, save, open, export and analysis. Each task type can be customized to meet your specific needs, which makes the Task Scheduler a very flexible tool.

In conclusion, the Task Scheduler is a powerful tool within SOLIDWORKS that can help to streamline your design process. It offers a wide range of capabilities that can be used to automate routine tasks and improve efficiency and productivity. If you are not already using SOLIDWORKS Task Scheduler, we highly recommend that you give it a try.

Tom Ayers