Learn how to open foreign data in the Open dialog box.
- [Instructor] When importing geometry into Solid Works…from other applications,…many different file types can be handled.…Let's find out what file types are available to us today.…Going to the open dialogue box,…we click on the all files dropdown…and see a list of files available.…Now, we know the Solid Works part files and…assembly files types that we're used to here,…but, as you go down,…you see many other file types…that can be handled.…Typical 2D file types,…such as DXF and DWG.…Illustration file types,…such as Adobe Photoshop,…and Illustrator,…which can be used by plugging in the Adobe add-in.…
Our template file types,…for making library features in Solid Works…and templates.…And then we move down to other foreign types,…such as Parasolid, IGES, and STEP,…which are all dumsolids,…which we'll be importing in this course.…And then we go down to other file types,…which are a little more rare.…Such as STL, and object files,…which are often used in 3D printing.…CATIA files,…which are used by major companies…like Boeing…
- Opening files from different versions of SOLIDWORKS
- Importing models from online sources
- Importing 3D files
- Importing 2D files
- Exporting 2D and 3D files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Imported Geometry
Imported geometry sources1m 56s
2. Working with 3D Geometry
3. Working with 2D Geometry
4. Exporting from SOLIDWORKS
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