CADSharp is partnering with EhCanadian and is pleased to present one their flagship products, “Convert DWG Task”. Formerly called, “Convert With DraftSight”, Convert DWG Task is a SOLIDWORKS PDM task add-in that converts DWG files to PDF and DXF. This program comes with its own built-in PDF generator but also supports DraftSight and AutoCAD scripting.
SOLIDWORKS includes a DWG to PDF add-in using DraftSight but its functionality is quite limited compared to Convert DWG Task, as you can see in the table below.
|Features Comparison||DRAFTSIGHT||OUR ADDIN|
|Output file in or out of vault type|
|Variables in the filename|
|Secondary output paths|
|Secondary output paths can be relative|
|Duplicate file handling|
|Create reference from the destination file|
|Custom menu command|
|Use DraftSight for conversion|
|Use AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT for conversion|
|Includes built-in PDF generator|
|Page setup by default, layout, block, file name, etc|
|Export all or specific sheets|
|Export sheets based on file name or sheet name|
|Export sheets to one or seperate PDFs|
|Ignore model layout when exporting all|
|Combine all PDFs from the task into one file|
|Full API for scripting|
|Watermark PDF on export with image or text|
|Apply password protection to PDFs|
|Separate email notifications with PDF attachments|
|Email notification supports SSL|
- SolidWorks EPDM/PDM Professional.
- DraftSight or AutoCAD must be installed on the computer running the task if you’re using scripting.
- .NET 4.5 is required, so as of version 201, this add-in will not run on EPDM 2013 and earlier.
999 USD sign-up fee, followed by 150 USD per year
Please visit EhCanadian for more details.
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