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saving catia files

saving catia files

saving catia files

i wondering if there is a way to save my files from catia v5r12 so they will open on my catia v5 r11 on my home computer. and vise versa . any help would be appreciated
thanks pete

RE: saving catia files

A file created in R11 can be worked on in R12.  A file that is createdin R12 cannont be opened by a previous release. You could use the downward compatability function, but that will only give you a solid with no history, or iges out data.

Good luck.

RE: saving catia files


Why don't you upgrade your CATIA from R11 to R12 ??

Eric N.


RE: saving catia files

The CATBACK under utilities enables the user down grade a CATPart from one version to another. I know that R11 to R10 works without the loss of features and dressups (except possibly some enhanced or R11 specific features). I am unaware if this is true for R12, since I have not moved above R11 yet as my customer has not upgraded to R12 due to some API conflicts with their product manager.

Gary W

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