How to open an STL format file with CATIA??

I need to open a few STL format file with catia. I am not very well skilled with catia and haven't done this sort of thing before. Please help me with some detailed instruction.

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Start a CATProduct !
Insert existing Parts
Select the STL files

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First you need an RE2 license. Then go to the "Digitized Shape Editor" environment, then Insert -> Import. Sufrace creation can be made in "Quick Surface Reconstruction" environment.

 
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can a .stl file be opened with solidworks??

 
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open assembly window in catia V5 ,and then click on product and then click on existing component and select your .STL file from you library.

 
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