File menu > Save as...
File toolbar > Save as
You can save as these file-types:
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.
1.Browse to a path, to save the file as a Library file.
Or, save the file to your User-Library to open with File menu > Import Library File:
1.Save the Library File to the path defined in:
Edit menu > Application-Settings > General tab > File Options > User Library Files
If the active Mechanism-Editor has a child Mechanism-Editor, the LXL file-type WILL NOT save.
The Library List of Non-relatives information pop-up shows if you cannot save the LXL file.
This file-type is identical to a ZIP file (You can use Win-Zip® to unzip ZXL files).
You must save the model as a CXL file-type before you save to a ZXL file-type.
If these file-types are in the model, they are saved in the ZXL file:
•TXT (used with a Point-Cloud).
IMPORTANT - save all SOLIDWORKS documents and exit SolidWorks before you save to a ZXL.
If you link a SLDASM assembly with a CAD-Line, you can also save the SLDPRT parts in the SLDASM assembly to the ZXL file.
When the ZXL file interface opens, you can:
☑Select STL files
☑Select SolidWorks file
Click to close the interface and save the ZXL file.
A DXF file of the model will include Lines, Arcs and Part-axes.
You can save a DXF file of one Part or all 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
4.Enter a file name.