Article - CS82286

Windchill PDMLink: Is it possible to improve the quality of the 3D Thumbnail Images to increase the level of detail?

Modified: 12-Dec-2019   

Applies To

  • Creo View Adapters 1.0 to 7.0
  • ProductView Adapters and Creo Elements/View Adapters 12.0 to 13.0
  • Windchill PDMLink 9.0 to 12.0
  • Windchill ProjectLink 9.0 to 12.0
  • Pro/INTRALINK 8.x + 9.0 to 12.0
  • Windchill PDM Essentials 9.0 to 12.0
  • PTC Arbortext Content Manager 9.0 to 12.0
  • Thumbnail Generator
  • Visualization Services (WVS)


  • Is it possible to improve the quality of generated 3D thumbnail images (*.pvt) to have a greater level of detail?
  • The thumbnail viewer does not accurately reflect newly created objects.
  • The thumbnail viewer lacks the image clarity on zooming
  • Below adapter settings for 3D thumbnail quality has no effect on specific objects
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