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Mapping File Card Variables in SOLIDWORKS PDM Tasks

SOLIDWORKS PDM File Card Variables

SOLIDWORKS PDM Tasks are useful tools for automating processes, such as Printing, running the SOLIDWORKS Design Checker and Converting files. In the case of Converting files, there may be File Card Variables in the Source file we would like to map to the Converted file. When creating…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2017 Using Variables in the Convert Task Output File Name

A nice new function has been added to the out of the box SOLIDWORKS PDM Convert Task in SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional 2017.  When building the file name for the output file, it is now possible to select Data Card Variables right within the interface. In previous releases…

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How to customize the SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional Convert Task for unsupported file types

The default SOLIDWORKS Convert Task in PDM Professional (tasks are not available in SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard) allows you to export to many different file types. Unfortunately, at this time, .smg files (for SOLIDWORKS Composer) are not one of the supported file types. However, the SOLIDWORKS Convert Task…

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