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dxf conversion

dxf conversion

dxf conversion

(OP)
I am trying to import a linedrawing into catia using dxf or dwg. Catia v4 seems to read the file with no error message but nothing shows on the screen?
Is there some specail settings in Catia v4 I should be using?
Any help I would appreciate!

Regards

Steven Goddard
KaVo Dental Technologies

RE: dxf conversion

Steven,

 Many CAD packages use 3D for both the "Draw"
and "Space" views. Set the CATDXF panel to
SPACE and try it.

Metricman

RE: dxf conversion

Steven,

 Sorry - I meant the DXFCAT panel, not CATDXF.

RE: dxf conversion

Have you tried opening the dxf file through the UNIX filetree instead of through the CATUTIL DXFCAT facility? It seems to handle it better if you just open it.

RE: dxf conversion

The geometry is probably in the draw window, use the WI hot key at the bottom of the screen type in D and press return, then use CTRL+R to reframe the geometry.

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