SimLab 3D PDF Exporter for Navisworks plugin enables Navisworks users to export their 3D models in *.pdf file format, readable by a free version of Acrobat reader.
The plugin is supported on Navisworks 2012, 2013, and 2014 (32, and 64bit).
The Template Designerenables users to create stunning templates easily, and use them in the exported 3D PDF files. Sample templates are included, and they can be customized in just few clicks to reflect the spirit of a product. To learn more about Template Designer, please click here.
After installing the plugin, it automatically registers itself inside Autodesk Navisworks and adds a new SimLab tab to Navisworks, with PDF Exporter ribbon in it.
For the first time a user will need to register the plugin's license, Trial or Professional. This can be done by clicking the Register button, or by clicking the Export to PDF button in the plugin's ribbon. For a step by step instructions on how to register a license, please click here.
Before exporting PDF files, a user will need to select a template to use in PDF file export. Click PDF Settings button, to open its dialog, and select the template to use, and set the other PDF Settings.
The user of the plugin can select form the many available templates for the exported 3D PDF file, or can create / edit templates, using SimLab Designer.
To export models from Navisworks in *.pdf format click the Export to PDF button. The Scenes manager dialog will apper, where in the Cameras tab a user can select the cameras to include in the exported 3D PDF file, and then click Ok.
The Export dialog will open, to select the name and location of the new 3D PDF file, and then click Save.