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1.5. How can I select a CAD format? | How can I define the transfer mode into the CAD system?

Under 3D CAD CATALOGS you have the possibility to choose CAD formats and to define the handing over mode in the CAD system.

  1. On the right side under Download CAD models, click on Edit CAD formats [1].

    -> The following dialog area shows up:

    • Generation options (Level of Detail) [Display depending on portal]

    • Selected Formats (Add CAD formats)

  2. Define the Level of Detail.

    [Note] Note

    The setting refers to the CAD model.

    The display in the 3D view is always "high".

  3. Click on Add CAD formats.

    -> The settings area for Generation type and Format selection opens.

    Generation type and Format selection The following formats for 3D CAD models and 2D CAD models are available (license dependent): ADEM | Alibre Design | Architectural Desktop | AutoCAD | BMP (2D View) | BMP (3D View) | CADCEUS | CADISON | CADdy | CadKey | Cadra | CATIA | Cimatron | CoCreate Modeling | Creo Elements/Direct Modeling | Creo Elements/Pro | Creo Parametric | DWF | DWG | DXF | Geomagic Design | Helix | HiCAD | Ideas | IGES | IntelliCAD | Inventor | IRONCAD | JPEG (2D View) | JPEG (3D View) | KeyCreator | KOMPAS | LogoCAD | Mastercam | Mechanical Desktop | Medusa | MegaCAD | MI | Microstation | NX | One Space Modeling | Parasolid | PDF 3D | PDF Datasheet | Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire | PRO-Desktop | SAT | Solid Designer | Solid Edge | SolidThinking | SolidWorks | SpaceClaim | STEP | STL | SVG | thinkdesign | TIFF (2D View) | TopSolid | TurboCAD | Unigraphics | Vectorworks | VDI | VISI | VX

    Generation type and Format selection [2]

  4. First determine the desired generation type. Click into the desired option field.

    Select Generation type

    Select Generation type

    [Note] Note

    You can define own formats for each generation type.

    • CAD models to download

      After generation, the CAD models are available in the Download CAD models area.

    • Direct integration into CAD system

      The direct integration (PART2cad) simplifies the download of the CAD models. These are then quickly and directly loaded into the CAD system. The temporary saving of data is thus omitted.

      [Note] Note

      Only one format selection is possible in this mode.

    • CAD models sent per e-mail

      The CAD models are sent per e-mail immediately after generation.

    [Note] Note

    In the Format selection area , the formats possible for the selected mode are displayed.

  5. Select a format or several formats. By holding down the CTRL key, you can make multiple selections. .

    [Note] Note

    Max. 10 formats (in total for all generation types) is possible.

  6. Click on Save.

    -> The view changes back to the dialog area Generation options / Selected formats.

    In the dialog area Selected formats you can see your current selection.

  7. Confirm your entries with Save.

    [Note] Note

    You can now repeat the format selection for another generation mode if desired. Go back to Add CAD formats.

    -> The current format selection is shown.



[1] On the B2B Portal, you have to be on the subpage 3D CAD CATALOGS.

[2] The following formats for 3D CAD models and 2D CAD models are available (license dependent): ADEM | Alibre Design | Architectural Desktop | AutoCAD | BMP (2D View) | BMP (3D View) | CADCEUS | CADISON | CADdy | CadKey | Cadra | CATIA | Cimatron | CoCreate Modeling | Creo Elements/Direct Modeling | Creo Elements/Pro | Creo Parametric | DWF | DWG | DXF | Geomagic Design | Helix | HiCAD | Ideas | IGES | IntelliCAD | Inventor | IRONCAD | JPEG (2D View) | JPEG (3D View) | KeyCreator | KOMPAS | LogoCAD | Mastercam | Mechanical Desktop | Medusa | MegaCAD | MI | Microstation | NX | One Space Modeling | Parasolid | PDF 3D | PDF Datasheet | Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire | PRO-Desktop | SAT | Solid Designer | Solid Edge | SolidThinking | SolidWorks | SpaceClaim | STEP | STL | SVG | thinkdesign | TIFF (2D View) | TopSolid | TurboCAD | Unigraphics | Vectorworks | VDI | VISI | VX