30 SolidWorks Remote Control: Import Artwork

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Now that we have our graphics prepared in Illustrator, it’s time to export them back to SolidWorks. When doing this, it is important to make sure that the elements are centered properly onto our model, and there is a quick trick towards doing this easily and properly with our DXF export.

new topics:

  • Create a new Illustrator document to align artwork for SolidWorks export
  • Making separate sketches separate colors
  • DXF export overview and process
  • Import DXF file onto a SolidWorks model

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About Adam OHern

Adam O'Hern is an industrial design consultant, designing products ranging from laptops to power tools, classroom toys to bathroom fixtures, and pro audio gear to guitar tuners. In 2008 he founded cadjunkie.com, and in 2010 co-founded EvD Media with Josh Mings of SolidSmack.com, and the two collaborate on the EngineerVsDesigner.com podcast.

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  • naif

    there is no sprint04 in the “asset library”

    • Adam

      Simon is looking into it. I’ll get him to send you the file in the meantime. Been meaning to get these links up to the surface. Sorry about that!

      • naif

        im trying to do what you doing put i couldn’t continue the work because i dont have any graphics software to do DXF.. but many thanks for the good work and i have learnt a lot from your videos its really helpful :)

        • Adam

          Sorry for the inconvenience. The DXF should be in the assets folder somewhere, just maybe not in the proper folder. Simon should be in touch shortly.

          • naif

            hi adam, still didnt get anything from Simon,

    • Simon Martin

      Hey there! Please see the link above ‘Asset Library for This Series’ titled ‘Files Used in This Video’ for a link to the file used in this video. Thanks for the heads up!

  • naif

    can you please give my the first DXF file ?