Subject: Importing an IGES format file

The IGES (Initial Graphics Exchange Specification) format is an exchange format that typically contains 3D surfaces saved in an .iges or .igs file. IGES data is imported as three-dimensional solids.

To import an IGES format file

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

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

   On the menu, choose File > Import.

   Type igesimport and then press Enter.

   2   Choose the .iges or .igs 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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