Hi - I am importing a STEP ASSEMBLY into SW2018 in previous SW2017 imports I would get all the previously named parts to display correctly now all the parts come in with untitled# sequence - any advice on how to correct this. Thanks Alex.
I am not sure that I completely understand the question. Do you mean, how do I import a STEP File? To import a STEP file, just open it like you would any Solidworks file. Or are you asking, how do you convert a PDF to a STEP file? You can't, ultimately. PDF and STEP do not speak the same language. Even a 3D PDF is ultimately just an…
Hello. I have a question that in my review of the forum I didn't find this specific question asked (or at least I didn't search the right thing to find it). The question pertains to SolidWorks 2015 x64 SP 1.1. So here it goes: I receive a lot of models from various suppliers and they usually provide them in .STEP or .IGES formats. Sometimes…(Show moreShow less)
I just upgraded from SW 2017 to 2018. As a company, we work in Multi-body. Now our customer supply models are coming in as assemblies. I am able to work around this problem by saving out the assemblies as a part, BUT that is not how I want to work with every file the we receive. I am looking how to make these changes to the page. System Option_…(Show moreShow less)
This has been asked a year ago but i couldn't find the answer anywhere: When saving a sketch as DXFfile I get the following error: "Error: initializing DWGdirect - " Basically i can save one DXF, but once i try to save another i get the error message. I have to restart Solidworks and re-load the model every time. I've had this problem since…(Show moreShow less)
We use faro Scene to create and export point clouds. You can run it through Recap and into autocad or inventor and it will import in color correctly. I can export the point cloud as an XYZ Ascii file and import that into SW but it has no color. Any ideas?
Hello, I copied some lines and text from an AutoCAD .dwg File to a solidworks Drawing and I'm using it in the Sheet Format. Whenever I try to save the drawing as a PDF File, specific lines change their color from black to blue, as shown here: (this is part of the company's logo) turns into and looks like Does anyone know a way to…(Show moreShow less)
Hello, Is anyone aware of a way to convert polylines into regions or boundaries? I have polylines of different widths and lengths, but I need to convert these to perimeter regions or boundaries. Thanks Paul
Hello guys, I want to make a 3D parametric file for export to CST simulation software,but I face a problem that i could not make a 3D parametric file in Solid works can some one guide how to make this kid of file which I can export in CST??????? I have to make he geometry every time in CST so I wish to import the Parametric 3D so that I can…(Show moreShow less)