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Automatically open & saveas .step multiple files in a folder

Question asked by Alexandre Caya on Sep 4, 2018
Latest reply on Sep 6, 2018 by Deepak Gupta

Hello everyone,


So i have to convert different amounts of files from other software to step using solidwork. Since it's really slow to open them one by one and save, i've tried to create a macro to do it for me. I'm not super a super good coder, so this is more of a 20 lines long patchwork of other programs i found on the help forum.


Right now i'm tasked to save a bunch of files from Inventor to step (.ipt or .iam extension).

i've inserted msgbox everywhere to know what's going on. so i know the macro see the files and inspect them, but the IF statement, or what's in it, doesnt seems to activate for some reason.


i think my problem is the swapp.opendoc but i dont know what to put in there to open a non-solidwork file.

Attached is the macro and a .ipt file to test it.



Thank you if you can help me,

Alexandre Caya


Message was edited by: Alexandre Caya Added how long is the macro, to not scare you guys away ;-) and a note about what is attached