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Manual How can I send the chosen CAD model to my e-mail address and import it into the CAD system? (Supplier portals)

Follow the steps listed below to send a CAD model to your e-mail address:

  1. Navigate to the desired part.

  2. In the dialog area for the download of CAD models, under Edit CAD formats -> Add CAD formats, select the transfer mode email. Then determine one or several formats and click on Save. (For details please see Section, “How can I select a CAD format? | How can I define the transfer mode into the CAD system? (Supplier portals)”.)

    -> The view returns to the dialog area Generation options / Selected formats. Confirm your entries by clicking on Save.

  3. In the dialog area for the CAD model selection click on Generate CAD model.

    -> The information dialog Generating CAD models opens.

    [Note] Note

    All formats selected in the Download area of CAD models under Edit CAD formats -> Selected Formats are generated.

    As long as the generation is running, is shown..

  4. As soon as the generation has completed, you will get informed by the note Check your emails that the component was sent by e-mail.

    If you close this window, further CAD models can be selected.

    Furthermore all generated CAD models are listed under Download CAD models.

    At each generated part the following icons are displayed.

    • Remove: By clicking on the link you can remove parts from the list, which are no longer needed.

    • Info: Specific part information (see next point)

  5. After clicking on the link Info specific part information is displayed:

    • Preview image

    • Part description

    • Status information about generation

      Generation in progress

      Generation successful

      Generation not successful. A corresponding error message shows up.

    • Status information concerning e-mail distribution

    • Formats:

      All formats activated in the download area of CAD models, under Edit CAD formats -> Selected formats are generated and listed here.

    • Level of Detail

    • Generation date

    • Language

    • to overview all currently available models.

In order to import models into the CAD system, do the following:

  1. Open your e-mail account.

  2. Temporarily save the attached ZIP file anywhere.

  3. Temporarily save the attached ZIP file anywhere.

  4. Import the file into your CAD system.

    For some formats, you can receive some CAD specific information by clicking on the Info icon under Edit CAD formats -> Selected formats.