Subject: Importing a STEP format file

STEP (Standard for the Exchange of Product) is an ISO standard exchange format that typically contains 3D objects saved in an .step, .ste or .stp file. STEP data is imported as three-dimensional solids.

To import an STEP format file

   1   Do one of the following to choose STEP In ():

   On the ribbon, choose the Application button > Import > STEP In, or choose Insert > STEP In (in Import).

   On the menu, choose File > Import.

   Type stepimport and then press Enter.

   2   Choose the .step, .ste or .stp file you want to import.

   3   Click Open.

Processing begins. When the selected file is ready to be imported a balloon mes­sage displays in the status bar.

   4   Click the file name in the balloon message to complete the import.

   5   Zoom to extents to see the imported entities.

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