Batch Printing in SolidWorks

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Have you ever wanted to print multiple drawings but didn't want to open each file and hit print everytime? Well here is a quick shortcut on how to batch print in SolidWorks. Step 1: from the Windows Start menu, click All Programs, SOLIDWORKS <version>, SOLIDWORKS Tools, SOLIDWORKS Task Scheduler.   Step 2: Inside the task scheduler, go to the top toolbar and select tasks, then select print files.   -Using add file or folder you can queue up multiple files […]

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SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM Tasks

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Two of our recent blog entries have caused quite a mail surge! We even recently expanded our mail room and hired two more part time mail clerks.  Many of the letters are complaining about Scott’s recent abuse of photo editing software, others are asking for more information about EPDM’s tasks. Here is a recent example: Dear Engineering Specialist Man, Your latest blog entry really caught me by surprise, you mention EPDM tasks, they looked rather interesting to me so I […]

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Print your dwg files with EPDM Tasks

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Would you like to have your SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM 2011 tasks be able to [batch] print your dwg files as well as your SOLIDWORKS drawings? It is pretty easy, you only need to make a few changes to your Print Task’s “Advanced Scripting Options”. Click on the advanced scripting options button in the bottom of the “Files” section. Now all you have to do is find the function “bIsSupportedExtension” and replace all of it with this code: Function bIsSupportedExtension(oExtension) As […]

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