Article - CS25650

Creo View: PVIEW_BATCH Command-line Syntax is Not Currently Documented.

Modified: 02-Jan-2018   

Applies To

  • ProductView Adapters and Creo Elements/View Adapters 13.0 F000
  • ProductView and Creo Elements/View 10.0 F000
  • PTC Arbortext Content Manager 10.0 F000 to M020
  • Pro/INTRALINK 8.x + 10.0 F000 to M020
  • Windchill PDMLink 10.0 F000 to M020
  • Creo View Adapters 1.0 M010 to M020
  • Creo View 1.0 M010 to M020


  • The syntax of the pview_batch.exe command is currently undocumented
  • Both the Creo View Adapters Batch Print Engine and Interference Engine product modules make use of the pview_batch command in order to perform their task
  • The Thumbnail Generator (PVSTHUMB) also calls pview_batch in order to create 2D Thumbnail Images for Document and Drawing format viewables
  • The pview_batch command can also be used to perform command-line printing operations
  • Command-line printing using pview_batch requires access to the PV_BATCH_PRINT license feature
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