3D PDF Exporter AutoCAD (V 3.0)

///3D PDF Exporter AutoCAD (V 3.0)
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3D PDF Exporter AutoCAD (V 3.0)


Updated Date: 28-June-2017
Version Supported: AutoCAD Version 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018

3D PDF Exporter AutoCAD exports solid and wire bodies to a 3D PDF file.

It has following features

  • Supports face level colors.
  • You can set a password on the exported PDF file.
  • Option to control the file size and quality by specifying precision value.
  • There is always a default compression which helps reduces the file size as much as possible.

Note: To know how the automation license works and can be activated, please check the details here.

For activation or any query, please contact at: support@prototechsolutions.com


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3D PDF Exporter for AutoCAD
Version Release Date What’s new
3.0 06/28/2017 Enhancement:Exporting Layer wise assembly tree / Browser.
Update:Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2018.
Update:Updated technical support contact details.
2.5 05/17/2017 Feature:Added control to adjust mesh quality from preferences dialog.
Enhancement:Model tree in exported 3D PDF file is now based on layers in AutoCAD file.
2.4 03/7/2017 Enhancement: Improved transformation and colors of nested block references.
2.3 09/29/2016 Enhancement: 1.Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® entity supported.
2.Resolved transformation issue for block references.
2.2 07/20/2016 Enhancement: 1. AutoCAD 2017 is now supported.
2. Added support to disable measurement tool in exporter 3D PDF.
3. User can add external files as attachments in exported 3D PDF.
1.9 04/12/2016 Added support to export selected entities.
1.8 01/20/2016 Added support to export selected entities.
1.7 10/15/2015 Added support to export selected entities.
1.6 09/15/2015 Greatly simplified license activation process. Please note: Existing customers who have already activated the product will have to contact our support to request for a key for reactivation after installing this update.
1.5 07/17/2015  Fixed issue with license activation.
1.4 03/30/2015  Supports AutoCAD Version 2016.
1.3 03/09/2015 Fixed: Active view is now properly exported.
1.2 05/29/2014 Fixed: The units are now properly exported.
1.1 04/11/2014 Fixed: User who have different local settings (e.g. comma character as decimal separator) can now export valid PDF files.
  • The license is tied to one piece of hardware (machine). Once activated this license cannot be transferred to another machine.
  • Your product activation key will be sent via email as soon as you complete the payment process.
  • The activation will require internet connection. The internet connection is required only once for activation.
  • If the machine is formatted for any reason, the license will have to be reactivated.
  • The license is perpetual only for the downloaded version on the hardware which it is activated. While the current policy is to allow the updates for free, this may change in the future.
  • While we will try to provide technical support, there are no committed warranties and support. We recommend that you evaluate our product to your satisfaction based on the 10 free exports provided before making the purchase.
  • ProtoTech does not offer refunds for it’s products. We encourage you to thoroughly evaluate free versions of our products before making a purchase. Our free trial versions are usually full featured to allow you to evaluate them.
  • For any questions/queries, please contact us at support@ProtoTechSolutions.com

Instructions to use 3D PDF Exporter for AutoCAD®:

  • Download and install 3D PDF Exporter plugin for AutoCAD®.
  • Run AutoCAD® and Load a model.
  • There’s a new tab on ribbon bar named as ‘ProtoTech 3D PDF'(in “Plug-ins” tab present on ribbon bar for AutoCAD 2013-2014/ in “Add- ins” tab present on ribbon bar for AutoCAD 2015).

It contains following three ribbon buttons as shown in the image below.

This plugin available on Autodesk store too 3D PDF Exporter for AutoCAD

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Automation and Scripting License for Standalone PCs

  • A special ‘automation’ license feature is available for this plugin. With this license, you will be able to call a function from your plugin (on the same host application) and export the file without requiring a user intervention. Advantages are
    1. You can provide a seamless file export experience to the users of your plugin
    2. You can provide standard input parameters for export and avoid GUI.
  • The cost of this license is actual plugin cost + 50 USD. i.e. 99 USD + 50 USD = 149 USD.
  • If interested please contact us at support@ProtoTechSolutions.com

Product Description

3D PDF Exporter AutoCAD exports solid and wire bodies to a 3D PDF file. AutoCAD Plugin Development,Autodesk OEM,Autocad custom plugin development

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