Cannot save as .igs

I am using solidworks 2011. I have created my part but i am not able to save as .igs to open in ANSYS for my analysis. The save as type does not contain .igs

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The extension of parasolid is x_t, when you click to "save as" in the dropdown menu look for it, must be there, it's a native solidworks format.

 
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Kick out the file as a parasolid first, import back in and look to see if you have surfaces or solids. if all solids then save it out as an .igs

 
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