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.mf1 I-DEAS 11 File to open in I-DEAS 12

.mf1 I-DEAS 11 File to open in I-DEAS 12

.mf1 I-DEAS 11 File to open in I-DEAS 12

Hi I am facing the following problem while opening an I-DEAS 11 .MF1 file in I-DEAS 12.

I also have the .mf2 file.
An error message is coming when i try to open it in I-DEAS 12.
My I-DEAS 12 & I-DEAS 11 are in different systems.

It is stating
"I-DEAS cannot access the data.The file has a format that is not compatible with current hardware platform."

Can somebody please help me out to find the real problem.


RE: .mf1 I-DEAS 11 File to open in I-DEAS 12

In the different system are you using the same login?  Also are going from unix to windows?

RE: .mf1 I-DEAS 11 File to open in I-DEAS 12

I am using a different logins.
& no both are Windows systems.....


RE: .mf1 I-DEAS 11 File to open in I-DEAS 12

Hi aniledupuganti

You shouldn't be moving model files that way. Model files are only to work. If you update your I-deas version you should check in all the information to the manage libraries, delete all the model files, do the migration and then check out the parts again in the new version

I recomend that you open your model file in I-deas 11 and check everything in or, at least, to export the parts or assemblyes with a *.pkg file and open a new model file in I-deas 11.


RE: .mf1 I-DEAS 11 File to open in I-DEAS 12

Try using the same login.  You should have done what Nibola suggested. I am guessing it is to late.  You need to log in as the same user would give you the best chance to open this model file.

RE: .mf1 I-DEAS 11 File to open in I-DEAS 12

Hi all,

Thanks for the help.
The version seems to be the problem.
Now the problem is solved.

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