Back in the early 90’s, Cadkey made a change that required a conversion utility to upgrade older files to their current format. I’m not sure what. Sylvain Dugas wrote in article > Hi! > One of our suppliers has given me a set of drawing he did. CAD Forum – convert cadkey | CAD tips for AutoCAD, LT, Inventor, Revit, Map, Autodesk, HP.

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Black and white printing of DWG files saved from Inventor. Web Help Content Version: Please enter a title. Feedback on this topic. This content has been marked as final.

When it hit the new millenium, they called it Workshop 20 I think. Login to Your Account. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. The 2D sketch can be an imported drawing, or it can be a sketch constructed in SolidWorks. This topic and all topics linked from this topic.

The best way may be to simply export the files as DXF or DWG from cadkey, it is really painless for the customer also. See also our custom CAD application development. In either case, it must be a single sketch in a part document. The documentation team cannot answer technical support questions. This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled.


Are you an Engineering professional? Our current Cadkey installation will not read them. Files, translate, export, dwg.

Any associative features between models and views or detailing will be lost. Feedback on Help Topics Page: Cadkey went a few years naming their versions 2. Highly Compressed Graphics Files. Isn’t it good to have old folk around here that remember the old DOS days? FYI, they won’t run on a bit machine but we still have plenty of 32’s around.

New AutoCAD commands and variables. The company is also supposed to be working on a CADL converter for update of the many libraries of customized functions that exist within each user company but, just as the application is unable to properly support the update of old routines, so is it unable to provide updates.

If your current CADKEY version is getting the job done it will likely be two or more years before the newest generation will gel and provide a workable incentive for update.

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Beege, That’s exactly what I had to do. Convert surface mesh model to 3D solid body.

Convert cadkey .prt to autocad .dwg

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You don’t have JavaScript enabled. If you chose to adopt CK20, which few users have, your designs stand alone and can’t be shared readily with earlier version users. Utility blades Need a Utility a little freeware utility.

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