and...found in another newsgroup...
"""New! 3D Assistant (TimeSavers add-on) v1.0 enables you to embed U3D
tools, and animations) through hypertext markers or referenced files, so
that interactive 3D models, together with their specified features, are
automatically present in the PDF file upon distilling.
A sample PDF with an interactive 3D model, authored in FrameMaker (no
additional work done in Acrobat) is available at
http://www.microtype.com/showcase/3DAsst/dice-3d.pdf (156K; Acrobat
Professional/Reader 7 required).
Price of a single license is $100.
MicroType, http://www.microtype.com * ToolbarPlus Express for FrameMaker
FrameMaker/Acrobat training & consulting * FrameMaker-to-Acrobat
Template Design, Single Sourcing, FM-to-PDF & Technical Indexing
With acrobat 7, we can include .u3d files, even with acrobat viewer, but SW
can't generate such files so we have to buy 2 or 3 other software.
Dassault system supports the .u3d format but doesn't generate it until now.
I have a macro that automatically saves a drawing as EDRW and PDF. I
had no problems with it untill SW2006. Even with SP3 it crashes almost
everytime I run it. I'm running on a Dell Precision M70.
Has anyone the same experience.
Yes, there's a bug in API (sp2.1). But this should be fixed in 3.0:
"Save-as PDF fails through the API". Haven't tried 3.0 yet. There's
seems to be a lot of problems with PDF saving...was it a good idea to
switch from BB to Adobe - no if all we get is this.
I have more problems with SW2006 on my laptop. On both my computers I
use norton internet security. After installing SP's, SW2006 on my
laptop doesn't start if I have my firewall of norton enabled. You have
to reboot to be able to do it properly. On my other computer it's all
fine. Strange? Yes!
Normally improvement doesn't mean worse, with SW2006 it does,
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