From: Jonathan Chertok (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Aug 24 2003 - 17:31:32 EEST
Can anyone share their knowledge with translation issues from Autocad (2000)
to Rhino and Form Z? I think I will be doing some wireframe and surface
armatures in Autocad and then slicing up some solids generated in Rhino or
Form Z with this armature.
I understand that Rhino does not recognize Autocad Solids and that there is
a translation that would need to be done in order to get this solid into
Rhino. Does anyone have a convenient workaround for this?Or maybe I will
simply form up the solid in Rhino and slice it there. I'll probably be going
back and forth quite a bit and would be happy to have some information about
Anything similar with Form Z?
I am sure that I am bumping up into this "File Type Information versus
Software Capabilities Issue" and wonder if anyone has found a good source
for a "global perspective" on what types of information the various file
types can translate and which softwares deal with what type of information.
Is there a shareware file translation software that I should be using?
Anyone using the STEP tools translator?
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