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    Discussion in 'Creo or Pro/Engineer' started by nguyen, Apr 2, 2013.

    1. nguyen

      nguyen New Member

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      Dear All,
      I have an issue to open the file that i save from .sldprt to .prt? I use the proe 5.o, by the way i'm a new former in proe, please share if you have any suggestions to me to use it.

      thanks,
       
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    3. CPPMable

      CPPMable Well-Known Member

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      .sldprt is a solidworks file correct? Unfortunetly PTC (Maker of Creo) does not have the function to convert from solidworks to Creo/ProEngineer. You should be able to open the files as solid geometry import though but won't have control over any of the geometry. Solidworks does however have the capability to open most of PTC CAD modeling program files.
       
    4. CADfix

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      Nguyen,
      Many of the CAD packages have translators that are good to a point: the problem is that they will only manage files of particular versions, and they do not have any finer control. Translation software needs to be right up to date to ensure a trustworthy conversion. My two suggestions would be:
      1 - Try using another format. If possible use Parasolid instead of sldprt, this should be more reliable (if you can get it).
      2 - Use a professional translation software such as CADfix. I am able to arrange this as a service.

      I hope this helps
       
    5. CPPMable

      CPPMable Well-Known Member

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      There is a new ability in Creo 3 which has been built on this functionality of cross platform sharing. It even converts features to their respective feature in the new format. I have never had good luck with CADfix with any models I have used it on. Maybe some simpler models it can pump out no problem. The new functionality in Creo 3 is pretty impressive in its ability. Some major collaboration between different vendors to get it to its current point.
       

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