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Advanced Conversion Options (ACIS)

Use the Advanced Conversion Options (ACIS) dialog box to set options when exporting part or assembly documents as ACIS files.

To display this dialog box:

  • When configuring a conversion task, on the Conversions Settings page of the Convert - Properties dialog box, for Output file format, select ACIS (*.sat) and click Conversion Options.
  • When initiating a conversion task, in the Convert dialog box, for Output file format, select ACIS (*.sat) and click Conversion Options.
Solid/Surface geometry Exports the geometry as solids and surface bodies.
3D curves Exports the solid and surface bodies as wireframe entities. All 3D curves (composite curves, 3D wires, imported curves, and so on) are also saved.

Export sketch entities

Exports all 2D and 3D sketches as 3D curves.

Version Version of ACIS to use.

Select the version of ACIS that is supported by the target system.

Unit Default units of length.

Meters (used internally by SOLIDWORKS) is recommended because the receiving system might convert small surfaces to even smaller surfaces and lose significant digits in measurements.

Reset All Resets the options to factory defaults.

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