Enhancement Details

3D Import Wizards and Data Exchange Profiles

New wizards control import options for most 3D formats, providing you with immediate access to most commonly used import settings including use templates, enable ATB, and import as facet. Casual users can quickly choose a predefined profile to apply. Advanced users can tweak the details of a chosen profile or the current session settings.

Product Information

Product PTC Creo Parametric
Product / Module PTC Creo Parametric
Version Wildfire 5.0
Product Functional Area Import Data Doctor
User Interface Location 3D Wizards launch when opening supported nonnative 3D file type. To edit a profile, click Tools > Data Exchange > Import Profile Editor.
Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices

Benefits and Description

Data exchange import profiles (*.dip) are in industry standard XML format. Profiles supplant many of the data-exchange related configuration options. Using the Profiles Editor, you can easily migrate from existing import-related configuration options to profiles. Make as many profiles as you need and create multiple profiles per file format.

Profiles are designed for easy administration and to be part of the company standards. To specify a default profile, set the configuration option intf_in_profile_default. To specify a profile directory, set the configuration option intf_profile_dir. Distributed Pro/BATCH also supports the use of profiles.

This functionality benefits the following: