Data Exchange > Interface > Importing and Exporting Files > To Insert Imported Facet Features in a Creo Part
To Insert Imported Facet Features in a Creo Part
1. Open a part and click Model > Get Data > Import. The Open dialog box opens.
If you select a coordinate system in the existing part model before you click Model > Get Data > Import, you can insert the imported feature with reference to the selected coordinate system.
2. Set Type to the file type of the part model that contains facet data.
3. Browse and select the part model with the facet data.
4. Click Import. The File dialog box and the Import tab open.
You must select options in the File dialog box before you proceed to use options on the Import tab.
5. Retain the profile in use or select an import profile from the Profile list. To create a new profile for the format, click Details and modify the settings in the format-specific import profile editor.
6. Set Import type as Facet or retain the default selection of Automatic.
7. Click Customize layer filter and set the import status of layers with redundant data to Blank, Exclude Content, or Ignore in the Layer Import Options dialog box to hide or exclude redundant data.
8. Click OK in the File dialog box.
9. Select a coordinate system as reference to place the imported facet feature or you can click Datum > to create an asynchronous coordinate system.
The imported facet features are placed at the default location or at the placement coordinate system you selected in the existing part model before you clicked Model > Get Data > Import.
10. Click OK on the Import tab to insert the imported facet features in the part and quit the Import tab.