MULTICAx AD Plug-in
Methodologies and Advice
Initializing the Environment
Importing Part Files Interactively
Importing an Acis Part File Interactively in 3d com
Interactively Loading an Acis File into DMU via 3d com
Translating Files from the Command Line
Improved Associativity Support on Multi-CAD Data
Snapping Imported Components
Checking and Updating the Status of Assemblies
Replacing MultiCAD Links
Welcome to the MULTICAx Acis/DXF3D (A) Plug-in User's Guide!
This guide is intended for users who need to become quickly familiar with the product.
This overview provides the following information:
● MULTICAx Acis/DXF3D (A) Plug-in in a Nutshell
● Before Reading this Guide
● Getting the Most Out of this Guide
● Accessing Sample Documents
● Conventions Used in this Guide
MULTICAx Acis/DXF3D (A) Plug-in in a Nutshell
The MULTICAx Acis/DXF3D (A) Plug-in
allows users to import:
● Acis/DXF3D native data (parts only).
This import converts Acis/DXF3D part geometry into the CATIA Graphical Representation (CGR) or CATPart
formats, which renders it readable by V5. Users can perform this import interactively or from the command
● Inventor (*.ipt): parts only.
● VDA-FS (*.vda): parts only.
Before Reading this Guide
Prior to reading the MULTICAx Acis/DXF3D (A) Plug-in User's Guide, you are recommended to have a look
at the Infrastructure User's Guide for information on the generic capabilities common to all products.
Getting the Most Out of this Guide
To make the most out of this book, we suggest that a beginning user reads the Requirements chapter first
of all and the other Users Tasks to find his way around the MULTICAx Acis/DXF3D (A) Plug-in.
Accessing Sample Documents
To perform the scenarios, sample documents are provided all along this documentation. For more information
about this, refer to Accessing Sample Documents in the