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SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 Scale Paper Size in Print Task

New in SOLIDWORKS PDM 2020 is an option to scale the paper size in Print Task. When configuring the Print task, you can select “Scale to fit” or “Scale”. When you select “Scale”, you can select “Allow the user to change the scale” to let the users change the…

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How to manually launch a task in SOLIDWORKS PDM

Using SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional, we can configure tasks to launch on right-click actions, but we can also manually launch a task from within the administration tool. How to manually launch a task via the task list Administration Tool > Tasks Task List Add Task Select…

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Reduce time and mistakes with a SOLIDWORKS PDM Design Checker Task

The SOLIDWORKS Design Checker is one of the most underutilized utilities in SOLIDWORKS and this is unfortunate, as this utility can help eliminate costly mistakes due to errors in a SOLIDWORKS document. Design Checker can also reduce the amount of time to check documents, by…

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SOLIDWORKS PDM Task Host Automatic Login

When users launch Tasks in SOLIDWORKS PDM, instead of having the Task run on their local computer, it can be sent to a dedicated SOLIDWORKS PDM Task Host. For the Task Host to be able to process tasks it must be logged into the Vault. …

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Configuring the SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard Drawing to PDF Convert Task

In SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard, PDF Convert Task can now be created to convert SOLIDWORKS Drawings to PDFs. Tasks are created through the SOLIDWORKS PDM Administration, by accessing the Task node. The Task node will contain the Task List, which can used to view the Task status…

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Converting a SOLIDWORKS Drawing to a PDF in SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard

New in SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard 2018, is the ability to run Convert to PDF on SOLIDWORKS Drawings. This is enabled through PDM Tasks. Tasks are used to automate procedures, that are performed regularly. The Convert Task in SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard, automates the process of creating…

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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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