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Can you convert imported bodies to solid bodies for editing purposes?

Question asked by Josh Smith on Mar 23, 2011
Latest reply on Apr 8, 2011 by Lenny Bucholz

I am currently working on a project for an external company, who have sent me a file of their design for modification.


However, the file they sent me is a igs file. When I open it, it comes into solidworks as imported bodies/imported surfaces. As far as I can make out i cannot edit this file.


I then received a second file in an stp format, but i had the same problem.


Is their a way of converting these so that i can edit the original sketch/feature? I want to keep the shape/curves of their design, but I need to edit the dimensions.


If i can get the design tree to display the original sketches, extrudes etc, i should be ok to progress.


All comments would be greatly appreciated.


Thanks, Josh