I have started with an .stl file and I am having trouble reverse engineering it (I believe in Inventor in 2002 I could just import as a surface and extrude solids to fill the surface.. but I digress).
I have access to ScanTo3D but it hasn't been very cooperative. I was able to cut the stl in half (symmetry), reducing the faces and allowing solidworks to import it as a body. I was then able to create a sketch to capture the required dimensions off of it by referencing the imported features..
Now I want to recreate the body in solidworks using features, but I don't want the imported stl geometry hanging around. I get the feeling that if I delete the imported body, the references will become invalid, so I would imagine I want to suppress or change the imported body into a reference, but I can't find how to do that.