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10/04/01 05:02 AM
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As far as I know it is virtually imposible to fully reuse 3D geometry among diferent Solid Modeling systems. The reason is that the history tree, relationships and all this internal information that allows the program to manage the geometry is almost lost in the transfer.
The only exception I know is SolidDesigner, from CoCreate Software. It can read and fully modify any solid model (or even surfaces) coming from any other applications. Any change is possible, without any restriction, like if the model had been generated by itself.
The reason is that SolidDesigner is not a "history-based-parametric" modeler and can work directly on the solid geometry.
We have read a Pro/E model that had been saved in IGES and then modified complex fillets. But it can read direct native formats.

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*Seamless Integration MCAD Editor   10/01/01 12:59 PM
.*Re: Seamless Integration spitiaz   10/06/04 02:39 AM
.*Re: Seamless IntegrationBen DeMarco  11/05/02 04:43 AM
.*Re: Seamless Integrationdcp  04/15/02 11:44 AM
.*Re: Seamless Integration witchcrop   08/20/02 03:48 AM
.*Re: Seamless Integration TonyRus   10/12/01 07:07 AM
.*Re: Seamless IntegrationBrian Roepke  02/07/02 02:56 PM
.*Re: Seamless Integration catiadr   10/25/01 05:21 AM
.*Re: Seamless Integration xcalvo   10/04/01 05:02 AM
.*Re: Seamless Integration bhewko   10/09/01 08:40 AM
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