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3.7.2. Importing Sketch Elements

You can import sketch elements from ACIS (*.sat/*.sab) files. On the Sketch ribbon in the Element Creation group, click Import Elements and choose Import Elements (SAT, etc.) from the drop-down menu. In the Open dialog box that displays, select the file(s) you want to import, clear the AutoHeal check box if you do not want to heal the geometry, and then click Open.

On the Sketch ribbon in the Element Creation group, click Import Elements and choose one of the following to import sketch elements from points in an ASCII text (*.txt) file:

Choose a file name and unit in which the points in the file are defined, then click OK. The points in the text file are imported as specified by the chosen format.

For information about the rules governing formatting of these files, see “Point File Format”.

You can also insert points from a file into an existing multipoint element (polyline, spline or path). For more information, see “Editing Wire Polylines and Splines”.

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