3D PDF exporter for Maya plugin enables Maya users to share their 3D models in 3D PDF format. Sharing models in PDF format requires a free version of Acrobat reader which is virtually available on all machines. The plugin is supported on Maya 2009 - 2013 (32, and 64bit).
How to use the plugin
After installing the plugin, it needs to be registered with Maya, for the first time. This can be done by clicking the main menu Windows -> Settings/Preferences -> Plug-in Manager.
This will open the Plug-in Manager dialog, where a user can select the plugins to be loaded into Maya. Auto load will load the plugin the next time Maya is opened.
After loading the plugin a new top level menu SimLab will be added, where you can access the plugin's functionalities.
The plugin is supported on both Windows, and Mac, operating systems.
After registering the plugin with Maya a user can activate it by selecting the Register option from the SimLab menu. For step by step instructions on how to request trial license, or how to register your plugin please, click here.
To export models in 3D PDF format, selet the PDF Export option, from the menu. This will open the PDF Export window, where a user can select the location to save the generated 3D PDF file. To access and change the PDF settings select the PDF Settings option from the menu. This will open the PDF Settings window, with its four tabs. To access full documentation of PDF settings please, click here.
Merging different PDF files together is another feature avaialble in 3D PDF exporter for Maya plugin. Upon sellecting this option from the SimLab menu, the Merge PDF Files window will open, where a user can add a number of PDF files to merge by clicking the "+" button, and the order of the files to merge can be changed using the up and down arrow buttons.
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3D PDF from Maya is a powerful maya plugin which, in one click, allows maya users to export their 3D scenes and designs in the popular 3D PDF format, that can be later viewed using Adobe Acrobat Reader.
All professional licenses are eligible to the following volume discount. Volume discount will be automatically applied when ordering the licenses.
|Number of licenses||Volume discount|
|2 - 5||5%|
|6 - 10||10%|
|11 - 20||15%|
|21 - 100||20%|