IGES Import Dialog OptionsKeyCreator \ File \ Import \ IGES-Import \ IGES-Import-Dialog-Options
The following settings appear in the IGES Import dialog that appears when OPTIONS is selected from the File Open window. To restore all settings back to their default configurations, select the Reset button.
List File Contents Without Coverting
Allows for review of file contents, origin information and troubleshooting (lists any errors during translation.
Split independent Entities in IGES file into Unique IGES Files
This will create individual files in a new folder in the IGES file location.
Types of Entities to Convert
Choose the entities you wish to import as well as which you want to leave out.
Translate Blanked (Hidden) Entities
When selected, entities in the import file marked as hidden will be imported. Use the Blank Translated Entities to reset the originally blanked entities to Blanked.
Convert Dimensions as
General Detail Entities will allow for the exact dimension attributes within the IGES file. No modifications will occur but there maybe issues if you attempt future modifications to the dimensions.
KeyCreator Detail Entities means that if the dimension is close to being a KeyCreator dimension type it is converted to that KeyCreator dimension type. This allows for normal operations on the dimension.
Transform Geometry to Active Construction Plane
This will place all geometry on the currently set construction plane.
Assembly Import Options
Merge Redundant Faces and Edges
Used to clean up geometry and reduce file size. On by default but if absolutely no changes are desired it should be unchecked.