Support for eDrawings Functionality

SOLIDWORKS PDM supports the following eDrawings® functionality:
  • Ambient occlusion
  • Selection of configuration and sheet

Ambient Occlusion

SOLIDWORKS PDM supports ambient occlusion for the 3D file formats supported in eDrawings.

To display the eDrawings toolbar on the Preview tab, on the SOLIDWORKS PDM menu bar, click Display, and select Options > Show full UI in SOLIDWORKS preview. Click to see ambient occlusion applied to files.
To enable ambient occlusion in files, in eDrawings, click Tools > Options, and select Fastest speed.

Selection of Configuration and Sheet

SOLIDWORKS PDM lets you select a configuration and sheet on the Preview tab.

In the Preview tab, on the eDrawings toolbar, you can select:
  • Configurations from the Configurations list for the .EPRT, .EASM, .SLDPRT, and .SLDASM files.
  • Sheets from the list for the .EDRW, .SLDDRW, .DXF, and .DWG files.