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Get/Set Methods

Return Value


Export PDF in color


ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swPDFExportInColor, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to save documents in color when saving to PDF

Embed fonts


ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swPDFExportEmbedFonts, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to embed fonts when saving documents  to PDF

High quality


ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swPDFExportHighQuality, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to save drawing documents in high quality when saving to PDF

Shaded/Draft geometry DPI

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Not currently available in the SolidWorks API

Print header/footer


ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swPDFExportPrintHeaderFooter, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to use the header and footer specified in File > Print > Header Footer when saving documents to PDF

Use specified printer line weights (File > Print > Line Weights)


ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swPDFExportUseCurrentPrintLineWeights, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

Specifies whether to use the default printer line weights when saving documents to PDF


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