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System Options > Import > STEP/IGES/ACIS

To display the dialog:

Select Tools > Options > System Options > Import > File Format > STEP/IGES/ACIS.

- or -

  1. Select File > Open.
  2. In Files of type, select IGES, ACIS, or STEP AP203/214/242.
  3. Click Options.



Get/Set Methods

Return Value


Entities to Import - Solids and Surfaces


ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swImportNeutral_SolidandSurface, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value


Entities to Import - Try forming solid(s) or Do not knit


ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swImportNeutral_KnitOption, swImportNeutralKnitOption_e.<Value>)

Integer value as defined in swImportNeutralKnitOption_e

Valid only if Entities to Import - Solids and Surfaces is set to true

Entities to Import - Free Curves and Points as Sketch


ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swImportNeutral_FreeCurvesAndPoints, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value


Entities to Import - Reference Planes


ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swImportNeutralReferencePlane, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value


Entities to Import - User Define Attributes


ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swImportNeutral_AttributesAndProperties, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value



Options - Assembly Structure Mapping


ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swImportNeutralAssemblyStructureMapping, swImportNeutralAssemblyStructureMapping_e.<Value>)

Integer value as defined in swImportNeutralAssemblyStructureMapping_e



Options - Automatically run Import Diagnostics (Healing)


ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swImportNeutralRunDiagnostics, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value



Options - Unit of Import


ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swImportNeutralUnits, swImportNeutralUnits_e.<Value>)

Integer value as defined in swImportNeutralUnits_e




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