SolidWorks to URDF Exporter
Authored and maintained by Stephen Brawner. Past supporters include PickNik Consulting, Verb Surgical, Open Robotics, and Willow Garage.
See the ROS Wiki and associated tutorials.
- Install Visual Studio 2017
- Install .NET desktop development
- From Visual Studio:
Tools > Get Tools and Features...
.NET desktop development package
- Launch Visual Studio with admin privileges. Right click and select
Run as Administrator
- Enable Debugging
- Right click
SW2URDF in the Solution Explorer
- Click the
Configuration: is set to
Start external program: is pointing to the SolidWorks executable. For example
C:\Program Files\SOLIDWORKS Corp\SOLIDWORKS\SLDWORKS.exe
AxImp.exe error - Check the installation of the .Net Tools. If there is no error, install the Windows 10 SDK.
Resourse.resx error - Check if
sw2urdf/SW2URDF/Resources.resx exists and is empty. If empty, delete this file then right click the
SW2URDF in the Solution Explorer and select
Properties. Navigate to the Resources tab and click the button to create a new file.