My company has recently started working with PDM. I do not work with SolidWorks but rather am a system analyst. I want to know whether it is possible to create automatically a pdf file when checking a file into the pdm.
Yes. The EPDM API includes hooks for many different events including check in and check out. An addin (C#, VB, C++) can be written to generate a PDF (by opening SolidWorks) in response to any of these events.
This is probably also possible with the Dispatch API, but I prefer to use addins.
The simple way to do it would be from the the Work Flows.
To do it automatically, set an automatic state transition with a convert pdf task attached to it.
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