> Hello Mr. Lee,
> lightweight is a special feature in the CAD-Package SolidWorks. It is
> described that there is only the data loaded to display the file on the
> screen of SolidWorks. None of the other information telling SolidWorks how
> to build the part is loaded into memory.This allows the part to be loaded
> much more quickly, because only a small portion of the overall file has to
> be read into memory. This can have a huge impact on the time it takes to
> open an assembly file. An assembly might open in a few seconds instead of
> a few minutes.
> Mit freundlichen Grüßen
> Edgar Ernst
> Eppur se muove (Galileo Galilei)
> > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> > Von: Ching Lee [SMTP:email@example.com]
> > Gesendet am: Donnerstag, 20. Dezember 2001 19:57
> > An: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Betreff: Lightweight CAD Files
> > Hello! Everybody!
> > Recently I heard the term Lightweight CAD Models or
> > Lightwright format files. Could anybody please put
> > light on what these mean, do they refer to
> > not-very-accurate trnaslations? Please point to some
> > article/paper on the same.
> > Thanx and have a great holiday season.
> > C K Lee
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