Anne Yust

a trick to save large .prt or .asm files

Discussion created by Anne Yust on Jun 5, 2007
Latest reply on Jul 3, 2007 by Mark Kaiser
This is my first tip - usually I just ask questions or read. This is from an engineer at work:

Do this especially for e-mailing large parts or assemblies. Build a cube around it, rebuild, and is will save as a much smaller size because it only sees a surface. Just draw a sketch (rectangle or square) on a plane next to the part and extrude a rectangle or square through the part, and maybe past it a little bit.

The recipient of the e-mail should either delete the cube, or maybe suppress it or hide it. I didn't experiment with that part of it.

Let me know if this works!