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Parasolid Export Options

You can set the export options when you export SolidWorks part or assembly documents as Parasolid files.

To set the Parasolid export options:

  1. Open the SolidWorks document that you want to export as a Parasolid file.

  2. Click File, Save As.

    The Save As dialog box appears.

  3. Set Save as type to Parasolid (*.x_t) or Parasolid Binary (*.x_b), then click Options.

    The Export Options dialog box appears with Parasolid selected on the File Format tab.

  4. Select from the following options:

  • Version. Select the type supported by the target system.

  • Flatten assembly hierarchy (assemblies only). Flattens the assembly to one level of only part bodies. A flattened file contains a top-level assembly and a series of parts that contain imported features.

  • Output coordinate system. Select a coordinate system to apply for export. If you select -- default --, no transformation matrix is applied.

  1. Click OK, then click Save to export the document.

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