Lee C.S. Young is a developer and mechanical designer based in Peterborough, Ontario. His primary focus is the SolidWorks Enterprise PDM API, but he dabbles in web development (backend) and mechanical design using SolidWorks.

Office to PDF Task Add-in

A new add-in has been released; Office to PDF Task Add-in. This add-in is functionality equivalent to the Print to PDF Task Add-in, but it only¬†supports MS Office files. However, it does not require the Bullzip PDF Printer to be installed. Customers who wish to only work with MS Office files may wish to use…

EPDM API: Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070057

I was recently working on an app that used the SolidWorks EPDM API; specifically the app saves and restores folder permissions. While trying to set permissions, I was getting the error: The parameter is incorrect. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070057 (E_INVALIDARG)) After trying different methods of working with the¬†EdmFolderPermission array, I noticed that I had ‘Embed…