Data Exchange > Interface > Working with Data Exchange Formats > PDF > To Export a Model as a U3D Graphic in a PDF File
To Export a Model as a U3D Graphic in a PDF File
1. In a model, click File > Save As > Save a Copy. The Save a Copy dialog box opens.
2. Select PDF U3D (*.pdf) in the Type box. The drawing name without the extension appears in the New file name box.
3. Accept the default name or type a different one.
4. Click OK. The PDF U3D Export Settings dialog box opens.
5. Click the General tab to set the following options:
Page—Sets page size to a standard or variable height and width.
The Creo model graphic is sized to fit on the selected page size within the user-defined margins.
Orientation—Sets the file orientation to Landscape or Portrait.
Margin—Specifies top and left margins.
Display—Controls background color, lighting, and render style.
6. Click the Content tab to set the following Non-geometry options:
Annotations—Exports annotations such as notes, dimensions, surface finish, geometric tolerances, set datums, and symbols.
Parameters—Exports all or the designated engineering metadata of the parts, components, and assemblies as user-defined parameters. Click Designated only to export the designated parameters.
7. Click the Security tab to set the following options:
Click Require a password to open the document to restrict access to the file.
Type a password and confirm it.
Click Restrict Viewer Operations to limit changes a person viewing the document can make. Select one of the following security levels:
Security Level
Possible Actions
View the document (default)
Filling in form fields and signing
Fill in form fields, create templates, and add a digital signature
Inserting, deleting and rotating pages
Insert, delete, and rotate pages, create bookmarks and thumbnails
Commenting, filling in form fields, and signing
Add or edit comments, fill in form fields, create template pages, add a digital signature
Any except extracting pages
All except extract document content
Select High Resolution or Low Resolution printing.
Type a password in the Master Password box and confirm it.
8. On the Description tab, type document information in the Title, Author, Subject, and Keywords boxes.
9. Click OK. The model is exported.