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*Berger, Barclay
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Importing MDT Files

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11-21-2002 10:55 AM
Is there a trick to avoid getting "base1" for all your imported parts? Some
import fine and some of the simple ones import as solids?

Thanks,

Barclay
*Jeffrey, Dennis
Post 2 of 3

Re: Importing MDT Files

11-21-2002 11:39 AM in reply to: *Berger, Barclay
Configure Options in the open dialog box BEFORE opening the MDT file...... Keep
in mind that some features are not supported in 5.3, like combines, surface
cuts, 3D paths, etc.... those will result in base parts.

Dennis

Barclay Berger wrote:

> Is there a trick to avoid getting "base1" for all your imported parts? Some
> import fine and some of the simple ones import as solids?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Barclay

--
Dennis Jeffrey
CAD Associates - Fort Wayne
Autodesk University Instructor
Autodesk ASC
(260-432-9695 x 221
*Delano, Howard
Post 3 of 3

Re:

11-21-2002 09:26 PM in reply to: *Berger, Barclay
Pattern is another feature that does not translate, which is quite annoying
as I have used it allot! At times I have edited my MDT files to avoid
getting a dumb part in Inv. Depends on the part and time involved etc...

Cheers,
Howard

"Dennis Jeffrey" wrote in message
news:3DDDA709.5D2B91F@cadassociates.com...
> Configure Options in the open dialog box BEFORE opening the MDT file......
Keep
> in mind that some features are not supported in 5.3, like combines,
surface
> cuts, 3D paths, etc.... those will result in base parts.
>
> Dennis
>
> Barclay Berger wrote:
>
> > Is there a trick to avoid getting "base1" for all your imported parts?
Some
> > import fine and some of the simple ones import as solids?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Barclay
>
> --
> Dennis Jeffrey
> CAD Associates - Fort Wayne
> Autodesk University Instructor
> Autodesk ASC
> (260-432-9695 x 221
>
>
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