Parametric Import

jan 2013 tooling tip3Bringing standard shapes into the part design got a little easier in E10 with the new Parametric Import functionParametric Import has many more options than the simple part import, and can be used as a catalog tool for parts rather than assemblies.  Positioning the imported part can be done by points or coordinate systems, and the import can be merged with the working model.  But probably the most useful option is the one that allows you to edit any leading dimension, which allows adjusting the size or shape of the imported geometry on the fly.

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