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Regarding the conversation in threa

Regarding the conversation in threa

(OP)
Regarding the conversation in thread859-310599: Exporting Alibre file for SW will it work in SW?; does anyone know of someone or would be willing to convert Alibre files for hire? I have several (maybe 50-100) Alibre part/assembly/and drawing files that I need converted to Solidworks. They were created using Alibre 2011, which i no longer have. I understand Geomagic can export to the appropriate Solidworks file format. Thank you.

Eric

RE: Regarding the conversation in threa

Eric,
You should understand that while Geomagic will convert the files to a SLDPRT or SLDASM file they are really just step files that Solidworks can read. They do not always translate cleanly.
B.E.

You are judged not by what you know, but by what you can do.

RE: Regarding the conversation in threa

(OP)
Thanks, B.E., "dumb solids" wouldn't be helpful to me. I guess i was under the impression there was an add-on called "Translate", which could create fully functioning Solidworks models upon export? Am i incorrect on that?

RE: Regarding the conversation in threa

I have Translate , I am going to have to research this and get back to you .
I have Solid works and Geomagic design on the same computer So I am going to have to export a file to solidworks then open it to see what is there . I have done a lot of work where I have exported Geomagic/Alibre files to a Solidworks user, and there were always complaints.
B.E.

You are judged not by what you know, but by what you can do.

RE: Regarding the conversation in threa

Ok Eric.
The part exports to Solidworks Ok , If you have an assembly you have to export all of the components associated with it. It then shows the design tree ok .
B.E.

You are judged not by what you know, but by what you can do.

RE: Regarding the conversation in threa

(OP)
i'm new to this forum, so i am not sure if it's acceptable to solicit vendors, but if it is, are you interested in doing this for me and would you have a rough idea of cost for 50 parts? Thanks.

RE: Regarding the conversation in threa

Eric,
Whilst I can do this, I do not feel comfortable doing this for a complete stranger.
I am going to give you a link to the Alibre forum where you can ask your question there.
B.E.

You are judged not by what you know, but by what you can do.

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