How can I open step file in SolidWorks?


Here is the tutorial.

  1. Step 1:

    Start SolidWorks.

  2. Step 2:

    Click File Menu and choose Open.

  3. Step 3:

    Change file of type to Step AP203/214.

  4. Step 4:

    Now browse to location where the step file is. In mine case it is on desktop.

  5. Step 5:

    Double click the file and it is opened. An import Diagnostics dialogue is displayed. You can click no for now.

  6. Step 6:

    Now the part is opened.


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    Milos Rankovic

    But how to preview it? - to view file before it is open, like if you enable medium icons in a folder, you will see SW part or assembly content without opening file, and it is easier if you are looking for something specific.

    September 27th, 2018 17:03
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    Raul Palacios

    It was useful and quick.

    October 30th, 2017 10:23
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