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How to open .exp file

How to open .exp file

How to open .exp file

(OP)
Hi,
AS a casual user of our Catia system, I need to know how to open a .exp file. How do you do it? We are using Catia 4.2.2 on a AIX box.
Thanks

RE: How to open .exp file

Borgunit,

 A .exp file is usually a CATIA "Export" file.

 Close CATIA and double-click on the "CatUtil"
icon. Select CATIMP and then fill in the blanks.

1. IMPORT
2. MODEL
3. Path and name of file (if it's in your home directory
   then you only need name -- case sensitive)
4. ALL
5. ALL
6. Not used with ALL
7. Not used with ALL
8. Select desired directory
9. These two items are the names of lookup tables.
    Type in VENDPRJ and VENDFIC, or something that
    is not cryptic, as they are re-usable, but only for
    a specific site that sends you files. If BMW seds you files,
    then name them BMWPRJ and BMWFIC. If Chrysler sends
    you files, then name them CHRYPRJ and CHRYFIC. 8 character
    limit.
10. Set both to NO (must be admin to use yes - not advised)
11. Set both to NO (must be admin to use yes - not advised)
12. Set to NO.
13. Set to NO - Normally. Use YES wisely.
14. Click on EXECUTE button.
15. If all goes well, then close panels, open CATIA, and open
     model.

Ciao,

Skip

RE: How to open .exp file

(OP)
Thanks for the reply. I will try it Monday.
Thanks again.

BU

RE: How to open .exp file

An other way is to include some code in the shortcut icon that opens CatiaV5.

Normal:
"D:\Program Files\Dassault Systemes\B07\intel_a\code\bin\CNEXT.exe" -env CATIA.V5R7.B07 -direnv "C:\WINNT\Profiles\All Users\Application Data\DassaultSystemes\CATEnv"

Include:
-batch -e ExtractModelFromSequential

New:
"D:\Program Files\Dassault Systemes\B07\intel_a\code\bin\CNEXT.exe" -batch -e ExtractModelFromSequential -env CATIA.V5R7.B07 -direnv "C:\WINNT\Profiles\All Users\Application Data\DassaultSystemes\CATEnv"


Good luck!
Matti

RE: How to open .exp file

i have tried the -batch -e ExtractModelFromSequential in v5r8 and all it will do is say:

extractfromsequential report

sequential file to process  <f:\xx\rsassy.exp>
output directory <f:\xxx\xx>
generate model <xxxx+-rs+-whl'cld+-assy+-315-79563:000-0+-30sep02'sent+-to+-ube+-9oct02.model>
creation date
last mod date

no model processed

batch aborted - returncode=8

extractfromsequential - end of report


any help would be appreciated

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