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How can I open a very large iges file?

By Alan Valenzuela on 30 May 14:22 1 answer 209 views 1 comment

I have a 700 mb iges file and I need to open it to use it as a reference for another assembly thar I working on, but it seems that it's imposible to open it.
Any suggestions?

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  • FredSWUG
    FredSWUG 3 months ago

    It may take some time, but it should open.
    Two issues that may prevent it from working are:
    1 - Errors in the iges file which cause it to fail.
    2 - Lack of RAM which can cause SolidWorks to shutdown.

    You could try to open in another program which is better accustomed to handling large files. Something like Design X may open it quicker and allow you to check it for errors before moving to SolidWorks.

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