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SOLIDWORKS PDM Task Input Card

SOLIDWORKS PDM Task Input Card

When creating or editing a SOLIDWORKS PDM Task, you can specify a Data Card that will be presented when the Task is launched. When the Task is launched, a user will be presented with the specified data card. At this point a user can enter…

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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 Tasks 101

SOLIDWORKS PDM Tasks

In this article we will do a brief overview of SOLIDWORKS PDM Tasks. A PDM Task, is a means of automating undertakings, such as converting files. SOLIDWORKS PDM ships with a number of Tasks These Tasks can be added when a vault is created Or they…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2017 Converts DraftSight DWG/DXF to PDF Automatically

DraftSight to PDF Task

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional 2017 comes with some very useful new Tasks that can be big time savers for users.  One is the new DraftSight to PDF Task. This Task is able to convert DWG and DXF files to PDF format.  This requires that DraftSight Professional or…

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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….

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Accessing the SOLIDWORKS PDM Task Host Configuration

One crucial step that is often overlooked when setting up a PDM Task, is specifying in the SOLIDWORKS PDM Task Host Configuration which tasks can be executed on a computer. On the computer that will be running the Task, right click on the PDM Icon. Select Task Host Configuration. Ensure that…

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