IGES format
 
 
 

Initial Graphics Exchange Specification (IGES) is a neutral file format. This format enabled different systems to transfer data without the need of a specific translator on each system. AliasStudio uses IGES version 5.3.

The basic file structure of IGES contains five sections:

Pro/ENGINEER options for export and import

To make the import and export of IGES and STEP files easier for AliasStudio to read.

  1. In Pro/ENGINEER, select Utilities > Options
  2. Add the following data to the configuration file.
IGES_OUT_ALL_SRFS_AS 128
IGES_OUT_SPL_CRVS_AS_126 YES
IGES_OUT_SPL_SRFS_AS_128 YES
IGES_OUT_MIL_D_28000 NO
IGES_OUT_TRM_SRFS_AS_143 NO
IGES_OUT_TRIM_CURVE_DEVIATION DEFAULT
INTF_OUT_BLANKED_ENTITIES NO
INTF3D_OUT_EXTEND_SURFACE YES
INTF3D_OUT_FORCE_SURF_NORMALS YES
IGES_IN_106_F2_AS_SPLINE NO
IGES_IN_DWG_LINE_FONT YES
IGES_IN_DWG_PNT_ENT YES
IGES_IN_DWG_COLOR YES 
FIX_BOUNDARIES_ON_IMPORT YES