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dd

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 Importing parts with history
12-04-2008 06:36 . am   |   View his/her posts only
Hello

is it possible to import a file (iges or whatever) with all his design history?
if yes, which are type of these files?
thank you,
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Kevin

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12-04-2008 10:23 . am   |   View his/her posts only
Not possible. Only file that will have history is a native VX file.

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ChrisWard2k2

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13-04-2008 04:05 . pm   |   View his/her posts only

Hi Dorin

It is possible (though difficult) for such a neutral format to be created, but the high-end CAD Systems would suffer greatly if customer files could be migrated in such a way to MCAD applications like VX - so, for commercial reasons, a common standard is probably not going to happen in the near future. The next possibility would be targeting specific rival software. For example, if we could, it would be in VX's interest to be able to translate a SolidWorks file with a complete history. However, their file format, like ours, is a commercial secret. So, no-go.

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Robert

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15-04-2008 03:41 . pm   |   View his/her posts only
Hi Dorin,

Please contact Mike Lynch directly for these types of questions (alternatively ask Dan via Skype).

thanks,
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