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05-06-2004, 10:02 PM
i am trying to convert a bunch of inventor files to solidworks for one of my classes that i am taking the easyway out. but everytime i import them my solidworks crashes.....i am using soldwork 2003 and the parts are both inventor 5 and 6 any input would be helpful....thanks
05-07-2004, 06:48 AM
SolidWorks has direct input ability for Inventor part files only. If they are Inventor assemblies, you need to convert to a neutral format. I have been importing Inventor to SolidWorks since 2001Plus using Step files. Just convert the Inventor file (part or assembly) to STEP and open the STEP file in SolidWorks. I have never had a problem importing this way, but if you have problems just send me a zipped version of your files and I can see what is wrong.
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