Re: importing 3D-data from STEP file

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg111429] Re: importing 3D-data from STEP file*From*: "Ingolf Dahl" <ingolf.dahl at telia.com>*Date*: Sun, 1 Aug 2010 04:56:15 -0400 (EDT)

AutoCAD Mechanical Desktop 2010 can import STEP files, and from there you might save the drawing in the DXF format, which can be opened by Mathematica. I have not tested that it works all the way, though. You could send a test file to me, if you like. Best regards Ingolf Dahl > -----Original Message----- > From: Maarten van der Burgt [mailto:Maarten.VanDerBurgt at kla-tencor.com] > Sent: den 31 juli 2010 08:42 > To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net > Subject: [mg111412] importing 3D-data from STEP file > > Hallo, > > > > STEP files are an ISO specified > (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_10303-21 > <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_10303-21> ) standard for exchanging 3D > model data. > > Mathematica (v7) cannot import these files. > > Has anyone written any routines to import such files? > > For the wolfram people: any chance such import might be supported in a > future release of Mathematica? > > > > best regards, > > > > Maarten