Setting eDrawings Export Options

Set the export options when you export SOLIDWORKS documents as eDrawings® files.

To set the eDrawings export options:

  1. Select from the following options:
    Option Description
    OK to measure this eDrawing Enables measurement of the geometry in this file. Recipients of the file can measure the geometry in the eDrawings Viewer.
    Compress this eDrawing Compresses the file size. File compression may decrease the quality of some shaded images.
    Save shaded data in drawings For SOLIDWORKS drawings only. Saves the shaded data from the SOLIDWORKS drawing document in the published eDrawings file.
  2. Click OK.
    When you create a task, you click Options in the task properties dialog box to change the options for that task only. To change the default option values, click View > Options > eDrawings .