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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2017 can automatically Convert Microsoft Office files as PDF

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional 2017 has introduced a new Task that can save Microsoft Office documents as PDF. The Task is able to convert Word, Excel and PowerPoint files to PDF. The system running the Task must have Microsoft Office 2010 or newer installed for the Task to work….


Be careful using SOLIDWORKS Convert to Bodies on models with referenced drawings

Convert to bodies references blown apart

In an earlier article, I introduced the New Convert to Bodies functionality available in SOLIDWORKS 2017. If you are considering the use of the “Convert to Bodies” functionality be cautious of models that have drawings referenced to them. Below are the details that are worth…


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