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Offline idainc

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Solidworks 2018 compatibility
« on: December 01, 2017, 01:26:40 pm »
The KS addin from 6 appears in part files but not assemblies - and - KS7 is not importing native SW or IGS files.  ANy update about when this issue will be fixed ?  When will the addin for 7 be ready ?

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Re: Solidworks 2018 compatibility
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2017, 12:33:54 am »
 And how do you transfer geometry from SWX18 to KS7? Via Step or JT?

Offline idainc

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Re: Solidworks 2018 compatibility
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2017, 05:17:53 am »
With prior versions of SW I would just import the SWX file  Straight import doesnt work from SWX18 but IGS does.  The KS6 add in does work

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Re: Solidworks 2018 compatibility
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2017, 06:31:59 am »
Indeed, the direct importer currently doesn't support SOLIDWORKS 2018. This will be addressed early 2018 as part of a KeyShot update.

In the meantime, you can keep using the KeyShot 6 plugin. Parasolid is a good export option for SOLIDWORKS too.
We are currently working on an updated KeyShot 7 plugin, which will support Motion Studies as well.

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« Last Edit: December 06, 2017, 06:34:56 am by DriesV »

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Re: Solidworks 2018 compatibility
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2017, 05:11:58 pm »
I just save as a Parasolid (.xt) and drop it into KS, which retains any UV mapping. SW18 is not yet fully supported.
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Re: Solidworks 2018 compatibility
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2017, 06:55:01 am »
7.2.109 still not compatible with SolidWorks 2018.  In addition, the Keyshot 6 plug in which is represented as being functional with Solidworks 2018 is now only capable of saving a BIP file and will not talk to KeyShot 7.2.109 - requires saving as an IGS or otherwise.......