Dialog: Import SOLIDWORKS Sketch FB

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Dialog: Import SOLIDWORKS Sketch FB

Import SOLIDWORKS Sketch FB

See also : Add Import SOLIDWORKS Sketch FB


Use the Import SOLIDWORKS sketch FB in the Part-Editor to import the active sketch of a SOLIDWORKS document.


Why is the Import SolidWorks Sketch FB Grey?

Import SOLIDWORKS Sketch FB in MECHANISM-EDITOR

Import SOLIDWORKS Sketch FB in MECHANISM-EDITOR

Why is the Import SOLIDWORKS sketch FB gray?

The Import SOLIDWORKS sketch FB is added to a Part.

Thus, the Import SOLIDWORKS sketch FB is gray if the:

Mechanism-Editor is active

- or -

Part-Editor is active, but it is not the Part with the Import SolidWorks sketch FB

Open Import SOLIDWORKS Sketch dialog-box

Import SOLIDWORKS Sketch FB in PART-EDITOR

Import SOLIDWORKS Sketch FB in PART-EDITOR

1.Edit the Part to which you have added an Import SolidWorks sketch FB

2.Double-click the Import SOLIDWORKS sketch FB

- or -

1.See How to Open a Dialog-Box

The Import SOLIDWORKS Sketch dialog-box is now open.

Import SolidWorks Sketch dialog-box

R14 : Import SOLIDWORKS sketch dialog-box

R14 : Import SOLIDWORKS sketch dialog-box

Use the Import SOLIDWORKS Sketch FB dialog-box:

In SOLIDWORKS

The sketch-editor in SOLIDWORKS must be active:

1.Edit a sketch you want to import to MechDesigner.

Do not exit the sketch-editor.

In MechDesigner:

1.Click button Red-14-2

The boxes:

Document name in CADRed-14-5 = SOLIDWORKS document name

Sketch name in SOLIDWORKSRed-14-6 = SOLIDWORKS sketch name

Button Red-14-3 becomes colorized.

2.Click button Red-14-3  

The SOLIDWORKS sketch will now show in MechDesigner

Button Red-14-4 becomes colorized

If you edit the sketch in SOLIDWORKS:

3.Click button Red-14-4 to refresh the sketch in MechDesigner.

Do 1-3 again to import a different sketch from SOLIDWORKS