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Highly Compressed Graphics Files

The Highly Compressed Graphics (HCG) translator exports SolidWorks documents as Highly Compressed Graphics files. HCG files, used by CATIAâ in CATweb, are optimized for transmission over the Web. You can export only parts and assemblies with the HCG translator.

The exported files contain graphical information only; you cannot edit these files.

To export a SolidWorks document as an HCG file:

  1. With a SolidWorks part or assembly document open, click File, Save As.

  2. In the dialog box, set Save as type to HCG (*.hcg).

  3. Type the file name in the File name box, and click Save.

Version Information

The HCG translator exports SolidWorks documents as CATIA version 5, release 9 files.

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