How do I import a 3d AutoCAD file into solidworks?

Can SOLIDWORKS open 3D AutoCAD files?

SOLIDWORKS includes an Import Wizard to allow DWG/DXF files to be imported directly into the sketcher – from there it can easily be turned into a 3D model.

How do I import a DWG file into SOLIDWORKS?

To insert a DXF or DWG file into a SOLIDWORKS part document:

  1. Select a face on the part. …
  2. Click Insert > DXF/DWG.
  3. Open a DXF or DWG file.
  4. In the DXF/DWG Import Wizard, click Next to go to the Document Settings screen, or click Finish to accept the default settings.

How do I import a 2D drawing into SOLIDWORKS?

To import a drawing into a part document:

  1. Open the drawing (. dwg or . …
  2. In the DXF/DWG Import dialog box, select Import to a new part and click Next.
  3. On the Drawing Layer Mapping tab, edit the sheet name and click Next.
  4. On the Document Settings tab, select Import this sheet and to a 2D sketch.
  5. Click Finish.

Can you import designs into Solidworks?

You can import a 2D drawing directly into a sketch in a part document for conversion into a 3D model. … Open the drawing (. dwg or . dxf file) in SOLIDWORKS.

How do I change a drawing to a part in Solidworks?

To import a drawing into a part document:

  1. Open the drawing (. dwg or . …
  2. In the DXF/DWG Import dialog box, select Import to a new part and click Next.
  3. On the Drawing Layer Mapping tab, edit the sheet name and click Next.
  4. On the Document Settings tab, select Import this sheet and to a 2D sketch.
  5. Click Finish.
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How do you insert a sketch into a drawing in Solidworks?

Inserting Sketch Picture in Drawings

  1. Click Sketch Picture (Sketch toolbar) or Insert > Picture.
  2. In the dialog box, browse to an image file, then click Open.
  3. Select options in the Sketch Picture PropertyManager, then click .

How do I convert 2D to 3D in SOLIDWORKS?

2D to 3D Conversion Overview

  1. In a part document, import a drawing into a sketch or construct a new sketch.
  2. Edit the sketch.
  3. Extract sketches for views from the Front, Top, and so on. The sketches fold up into the appropriate orientation.
  4. Align the sketches.
  5. Extrude the base feature.
  6. Cut or extrude other features.

How do I export 3D CAD to 2D CAD?

If you are using AutoCAD 2007 and higher, the FLATSHOT command is available to convert 3D solids to flattened 2D views. (Note this command is not available in AutoCAD LT, so use the alternate method described.) Click Application menu > Print > Manage Plotters. Double-click the Add-a-Plotter Wizard shortcut icon.