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WILLIAML  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, April 09, 2019 2:57:43 AM(UTC)
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Hello ?

If I import a step file, how do I break it up into just flat shapes to export as DXF or DWG to use in another 2D CAD Package.

Ta
Wullie
ken  
#2 Posted : Tuesday, April 09, 2019 3:46:40 AM(UTC)
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I usually just right click on the model and then you will have an option to convert it into curves which you can use to export as dxf.
L. Banasky  
#3 Posted : Tuesday, April 09, 2019 6:43:42 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: WILLIAML Go to Quoted Post
Very new user
Hello ?

If I import a step file, how do I break it up into just flat shapes to export as DXF or DWG to use in another 2D CAD Package.

Ta
Wullie


If you just want certain parts, you can OFFSET SURFACE, SILHOUETTE CURVE and EXPORT.
Larry

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WILLIAML  
#4 Posted : Wednesday, April 10, 2019 10:14:57 AM(UTC)
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Sorry, I should have mentioned that I am using ViaCad.
jdi000  
#5 Posted : Thursday, April 11, 2019 9:06:00 AM(UTC)
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Sorry, I should have mentioned that I am using ViaCad.


Hello William

What version of ViaCAD?

Regards
Jason
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jdi000  
#6 Posted : Thursday, April 11, 2019 9:24:17 AM(UTC)
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Hello

You can also use explode curve tool on each surface.

Regards

Jason
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WILLIAML  
#7 Posted : Friday, April 12, 2019 9:52:24 AM(UTC)
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Hello
ViaCAD V9.09 Build 1184
jdi000  
#8 Posted : Friday, April 12, 2019 10:05:38 AM(UTC)
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Hello
ViaCAD V9.09 Build 1184


Hello

Download the file I posted and see the results of the explode curve tool.

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Jason
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