New here. I would like to know if there is a way to import 3D polylines into 3D sketch.
I can cut & paste from autocad to Solidworks only in 2D. The 3D polylines are converted into 2D automatically.
Dennis, can you post the DWG file here? Feel free to simplify it if needed.
Create a separate part first;
Open > select type > select file > select Import to a new part as: 3D curves or model
Then insert that into the assy.
Thanks for both of your reply.
What I want to do is to import 3D polylines generated by civil 3D and import into an assembly for routing.
I would like to generate pipelines without re-enter all the coordinates. (northing and easting).
I have explored some options. The best way in my opinion is to use a macro to import the 3d points.
Then re-connect all the points.
Because I am not efficient at modifying the macro, I just use the macro to generate points instead of lines.
This is still painful to do.
I'm not too familiar with the Routing package, but if you need a separate 3D sketch, just insert the part as I suggested above and then create the 3D sketch using the Convert Entities tool.
Yes, that will work too. Good old convert Entities.
Main problem with routing program is done on assembly.
It is not easy to flip back and forth from Autocad to Solidworks.
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