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Solidworks appearances not importing Composer v10.14

Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 12:46 pm
by Höregrö
I'm having an issue where native Solidworks-files with different materials (appearances) don't retain when importing into Composer, instead the model is a single color. Works correctly when importing a step-file. Am I doing something wrong? This worked just fine on Composer 6 that I used previously. I'm using SW2020 Sp2.0.

Re: Solidworks appearances not importing Composer v10.14

Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:32 pm
by SimLab
SolidWorks may put material information on assembly level, part level or face level.

Those should be handled, if you have a model not working please send it to support@simlab-soft.com they should check it for you.

Re: Solidworks appearances not importing Composer v10.14

Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:02 pm
by Höregrö
SimLab wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 3:32 pm
SolidWorks may put material information on assembly level, part level or face level.

Those should be handled, if you have a model not working please send it to support@simlab-soft.com they should check it for you.
Thanks, I'll send the part via email. There is something strange happening, I opened a part made with an older version of SW and it retained the appearances without problems. Resaved that part as a SW2020-file and still no problems in Composer. But for some reason any part made from scratch with SW2020 doesn't seem to be working.