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Posted - 11 Jul 2019 :  17:20:35  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
So EZPC has a rudimentary 3D visualisation thing. What I'd like to know is can it output that as a file compatible with a 3D cad system, eg. Solidworks? I don't think mine can (V19) but has the latest version got anything?


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Posted - 11 Jul 2019 :  17:38:32  Show Profile  Visit edrees's Homepage  Reply with Quote
The clue to the answer lies in your question. "Rudimentary"! The 3D visualiser (even in V22) is just that, -JPG compatible and that's about it.
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Posted - 15 Jul 2019 :  09:27:46  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
That's what I thought :-(
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Posted - 25 Jul 2019 :  16:36:28  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
With the IDF export add-in you can export 3D mechanical files.

These import into Fusion 360 after renaming the file extension. I'm not sure if Solidworks supports the IDF or EMN/EMP. I'm pretty sure EMN/EMP is native in Fusion now but don't quote me on that.

The only issue is the component models obviously aren't carried over, I've got a significant number of foot prints in my Fusion 360 library so replacing the dimensional boxes with correct models isn't too much of a chore.

I can then export this complete model as a STEP file.
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