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Old   September 10, 2003, 05:38
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Please advise how to export lines and surfaces from AutoCad to Gambit. It seems that AUTOCAD can only export solid (volume) in ACIS format. Thanks
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Old   September 10, 2003, 11:24
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Allan Walsh
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Gambit can still see vertices and edges created in AutoCad and saved as an ACIS (*.sat) file provided they were there originally. You may have to fool around in Gambit to delete volumes, surfaces, etc.

Alternatively, you could convert the AutoCad file (is it *.dxf?) to an IGES file. You will have to find a translator, such as can be found in the professional version of some of the low end CAD packages - Generic CAD? VersiCAD?. You can find some stand-alone conversion programs on the Web to go from CAD to IGES format. I have tried a few with limited success.
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Old   September 12, 2003, 04:49
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Thank you very much for your reply. I will try as per your suggestion. regards!
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