File menu > Save as...
File toolbar > Save as
CXL & MTD file-types
•CXL file-type is for the MechDesigner model
•MTD file-type is for MotionDesigner motions
LXL file-type is a Library File.
To save the model that is in the active Mechanism-Editor ONLY.
Note: File menu > Import Library File interface
To open a Library File with the File menu > Import Library File interface, save the Library File to the path, or a sub-path, as defined in:
Edit menu > Application-Settings > General tab > File Options > User Library Files
The LXL file-type WILL NOT save if the:
•The Mechanism-Editor has a child Mechanism-Editor
The Library List of Non-relatives information pop-up shows if you cannot save the LXL file. Click to close the pop-up.
If necessary, you must save the model as a CXL file-type before you save as ZXL file-type.
Save all SOLIDWORKS documents before you save as ZXL.
Save as... ZXL file-type:
We save the CXL and MTD file-type to one ZXL file.
If these file-types are in the model, they are also saved to the ZXL file:
* Save and Close SolidWorks before you save the ZXL.
If a SLDASM file is associated with a CAD-Line, we save ALL SLDPRT files in the SLDASM document.
When the ZXL file interface opens:
1.Select the file-names and file-types you want to save to the ZXL
2.Click to close the interface and save the ZXL file.
You can use Win-Zip® or 7-Zip® to unzip ZXL file-types.
Pre-select a Mechanism-Editor or a Part in the Assembly-Tree - and the Mechanism element or Part is in the Selection-Window - Save as will save a DXF
The DXF is of the Lines, Arcs and the Part axes or all of the Parts or one of the Parts in a Mechanism-Editor:
The Mechanism or Part element must show in the Selection-Window.
2.Click File menu > Save as...
3.The DXF is the file-type in the Save As... dialog