Icon-FileSaveAs

File menu > Save as...

File toolbar > Save as


Top-Tip How to Restore window size of Save & Open dialog


File > Save as file-types

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CXL & MTD file-types

CXL file-type is for MechDesigner
MTD file-type is for MotionDesigner

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LXL file-type is a Library File.

To save the model in the active Mechanism-Editor ONLY.

See also: File > Open


The LXL file WILL NOT save if the:

The Mechanism-Editor has a child Plane
The Mechanism-Editor has a child Mechanism-Editor

The Library List of Non-relatives pop-up shows if you cannot save the LXL file. Click the OK-tiny-13-17 to close the pop-up.

Dialog-SaveAs-LXL-Restrictions


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If necessary, you must save the model as a CXL file-type before you save as ZXL file-type.

IMPORTANT

Save all SOLIDWORKS documents before you save as ZXL


Save as... ZXL file-type:

We save these files-types to the ZXL file:

CXL and MTD file-types
SLDPRT
SLDASM
STL
DXF

Note: If a SLDASM file is associated with a CAD-Line, we save ALL SLDPRT files in the SLDASM document

The ZXL files interface opens.

1.Select the files and file-types you want to save to the ZXL
2.Click the OK-tiny-13-17 to close the form

Note:

You can use WinZip® or 7Zip® to unzip ZXL file-types.

Dialog-SaveZXL-ListofReferences


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To save a DXF of the Mechanism-Editor or a Part, then do:

1.Click a Mechanism element or a Part element in the Assembly-Tree.

The Mechanism or Part element must show in the Selection-Window.

2.Click File menu > Save as...
3.Select the DXF as the file-type in the Save As... dialog

Tutorials and Reference Help Files for MechDesigner and MotionDesigner 14.2 + © Machine, Mechanism, Motion and Cam Design Software by PSMotion Ltd