If the print dialog is needed, then the following shows a basic example. There are a lot of macros already on this forum for saving drawings as pdf and there are also a lot of different ones that manipulate the file name and print individual sheets vs. Search save file as pdf example vba in the solidworks knowledge base. Save solidworks drawing to pdf macro to automate the process. Library of macros and scripts to automate solidworks. Solidworks instant pdf, stl, dxf macros 3d cad model. Solidworks vba macro code to save drawing as a pdf. Hi, im curious to make a macro for printing as pdf. These macros save a pdf, dxf or ai version of a drawing or stl of a model.
Visit this url for the macro for saving a dwg file to pdf and dxf. If you want to use this macro, you will download this link. I recently tested them with solidworks 2016 and they work perfectly. Hi, i need a code that prints a drawing file as a pdf, i need something that alowes me to edit the location and name of the pdf save that it is printing.
Solidworks print drawings using the task scheduler. Print drawing and save as pdf example vba solidworks. Later on, i got a macro to save the drawings to pdf and i have added it to my. Hi, in this tutorial, you will see how to save all drawing files as pdf. Id like to print one sheet at the time with this macro. Search print drawing and save as pdf example vba in the solidworks knowledge base. Macro that saves currently open drawing in solidworks as a pdf to the same folder with the same name. Tradition would have you print hello world from the macro and the code in figure 3 does that. Introduction to macros in solidworks saving drawings as pdf and. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our.
The solidworks task scheduler lets you set up tasks to perform at a future time. Launch solidworks and create a new drawing new drawing use any available template right click on the task bar customize keyboard tab scroll to the very bottom until you see the row for the macro button. This video will explore the basics of macro creation in solidworks. Embed and autorun solidworks macros in your models. Macros are available on 3d contentcentral for users of solidworks 3d cad software along with millions of supplier parts and assemblies that have been certified by the manufacturers of these commercial, offtheshelf components, solidworks 2d blocks, and library features. Saves tons of time making packages of technical drawings. This macro save active drawing as pdf, dwg and step with revision ex. Dears i am looking for macro print solidworks drawings files as pdf not do save as pdf. We have created a macro that takes the part number, description and current revision information within the custom properties and adds it to the file name when the pdf is created, when executed in a drawing it will also open the model defined in drawing view 1 and create a. These macros save a pdf, dxf or ai version of a drawing or stl of a model with the name of the model, in the model folder. First way to saving the drawings to pdf is print them using a pdf. Solidworks welcomes your feedback concerning the presentation, accuracy, and thoroughness of the documentation.
We will show how to record a macro, and then edit the resulting code. Follow the programming vba and vsta macros using solidworks api section for guidelines of using and creating macros in solidworks. Best practices for organizing macro library mytoolbar is a free and opensource addin for solidworks which allows organize the macro library in custom toolbars integrated to solidworks environment. Printing to pdf solidworks macro printing to pdf solidworks macro zenkai mechanical op 12 may 06. Solidworks instant pdf, stl, dxf macros gregor van egdom.
Its a desk light made completely from a single sheet of printed circuit board. Now control p will save a pdf if a drawing file is open. Learn how to batch print drawings, parts, and assemblies using the task scheduler in solidworks. Solidworks office is a 3d cad computer aided design software application, developed by dassault systemes solidworks corp. This is particularly useful for scheduling resourceintensive tasks to be done at a later date.1136 635 1326 6 67 1512 1406 683 1325 1212 397 1503 768 369 889 1336 253 563 1513 404 963 1267 441 1283 621 551 814 1442 1266 1027 17 307 35 10 741 715 325 636 12 774 1334 756 409 1072 5