Can DraftSight view or edit 3D models saved from Solidworks. If so, what type of files can I save it from Solidworks?
Draftsight is for 2D dwg - how you can import a 3D file (x,y,z) to 2D (x,y) coord ?
Draftsight, as Autocad use a 3D space. All you have to do is specify a Z along the X and Y coordinates.
You can also use the rollview command to orbit around your 3D model.
I mostly use Draftsight to transfer 3D files from SolidWorks to AutoCad for clients who don't have SolidWorks.
As Paul Salvador wrote, I use "acisin" or "acisout" to manage file transfer. AutoCad life is hard to die...
MORE SIMPLE WAY FROM SOLIDWORKS TO AUTOCAD ==> in autocad you can import x_t files. full 3d.
no... but you can save your sldprt/sldasm as a ACIS *.sat file,... then, open Draftsight and type "importsat" (or "acisin")
If you just wanted to view the models you can use eDrawings.
The new Draftsight for 2019 is released and the Pro and Premium versions have 3D capabilities.
I have no idea how to import the 3D models but you could look into the new package methods and requirements.
Pro and Premium are paid for accounts. I think Premium is around $499.
If you do a lot of conversions it would be worth looking into.
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