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How to include PDF files in SOLIDWORKS PDM Content Search

After enabling the content search in SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional, by default the Windows Search Service supports indexing the following files types; Microsoft Office files HTML files MIME messages Plain-text files How to include PDF files in the PDM Content Search We can include other file types by installing its corresponding third-party iFilter.  After a new iFilter…

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SOLIDWORKS MBD 2019 now includes Cosmetic Threads

A once sore subject with SOLIDWORKS MBD is “Cosmetic Thread” appearance or lack of. Well, SOLIDWORKS MBD 2019 takes care of that. Now when you save out a PDF you get to see the thread picture. If you are not aware of Cosmetic Threads, please take a look at a couple of our SOLIDWORKS articles…

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How to embed SOLIDWORKS Composer files into Microsoft Word

SOLIDWORKS Composer data can be published into various external tools such as a PDF, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and HTML. Sometimes when you want to show your content to other users who do not have Composer or the Composer Player installed on their machines, publishing it in a PDF or MS Word document is the…

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How to publish SOLIDWORKS Composer content in a PDF document

SOLIDWORKS Composer content can be published in a PDF document in three different formats: Universal 3D: This format displays as 3D data. SMG: displays an SMG file in an embedded SOLIDWORKS Composer player. Preview image: displays as a 2D image. In this blog article I will talk about the steps of how to embed composer…

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Do PDF files saved out of SOLIDWORKS conform to ISO Standard?

SOLIDWORKS PDF ISO Standard

While carrying out technical support customers often ask me: “Do PDF files saved out of SOLIDWORKS conform to ISO Standard?” Answer is, yes they do. To confirm. Save a PDF file from SOLIDWORKS using the following steps: Open the SOLIDWORKS model or drawing you would like to print. Click on File > Save as. Select the…

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