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SOLIDWORKS export options for a SOLIDWORKS Composer .SMG file

A common question we receive from customers with SOLIDWORKS Composer is: “What are the recommended export options when saving a SOLIDWORKS file to the SOLIDWORKS Composer .SMG file format?” Export .SMG file from SOLIDWORKS The following SOLIDWORKS export options are available effective with the release…

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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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SMG File Preview is not displaying in SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM?

The preview pane in the SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM file explorer has the ability to show a dynamic preview of SMG (SOLIDWORKS Composer) files, just like SOLIDWORKS files. If the preview is not working, there are a few possible causes, these troubleshooting steps will help you…

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Black Background in SOLIDWORKS Composer .SMG export

On occasion you will notice that when you export your .smg file and preview it, it will have created a SOLIDWORKS Composer black background. This is obviously not ideal. You will generally only see this happen when you are exporting and have colour region turned…

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