Importing Part Files Interactively

This procedure describes how to import IGES parts into a product structure document.
After using this procedure, your IGES  files will be imported into a product structure document. The following pages give you an example about importing IGES files interactively.

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  1. Open an empty or existing product structure document.

  2. On the product structure document, use the right mouse button to select the product under which the IGES part is to be imported.  A menu appears.

  3. Select Components -> Existing Component.  A dialog box appears, such as the one shown below, with parts files:

  4. Navigate to the directory where the desired part files are present.

  5. Select the part to be imported and click the Open button (or double-click the part).  The selected file appears under the selected product in the product structure.
    In the example below, the product selected in step 2was Product1 (highlighted in orange);  the part selected in step 4 was Cigogne.igs.