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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Never show this message again. I don’t have a paying job that even makes me want to start learning another CAD program Resources Digital Transformation may be defined in a number of different ways by analysts or enterprise software vendors.

Boy, this is a real flash back! I was hoping to find something a little less expensive than this one. Use the form below to send your comments and suggestions about this topic directly to our documentation team. You can not post a blank message. CADforum gets about They used to when it was just Cadkey.

Download Now White Paper: Results 1 to 5 of 5. Our current Cadkey installation will not read them. The 2D sketch can be an imported drawing, or it can be a sketch constructed in SolidWorks. Does anyone have a conversion utility still for this? This website or its third-party tools use cookies, which are necessary to its functioning and required to achieve the purposes illustrated in the cookie policy. The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.


The best way may be to simply export the files as DXF or DWG from cadkey, it is really painless for the customer also. Are you an Engineering professional?

The reason for my original post was that I had a potential client if I could find a good file converter. CAD Tips converf Tricks for Autodesk applications In this database blog you can find small tips, hints and tricks which – as we hope – help you to use Autodesk and HP products more efficiently. How to convert a point fo to an editable 3D CAD model mesh? I will probably end up doing them individually but at least I can get them.

Cnvert have recently found the need to pull up some old jobs done in 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.

Back in the early 90’s, Cadkey made a change that required a conversion utility to upgrade older files to their current format. In either case, it must be a single sketch in a part document. Beege, That’s exactly what I had to do. Join your peers on the Internet’s largest technical engineering professional community.


It’s easy to join and it’s free. I have not tried the IGES export from a cadkey solid, but have seen it kind of work Import of Visual Properties. That was a total disaster. I would be interested as well; my company recently merged with another. Thanks for you help!!! We still have Cadkey19 around for cadket 2D work and accessing old jobs.


CAD Forum – convert cadkey | CAD tips for AutoCAD, LT, Inventor, Revit, Map, Autodesk, HP

We went back to version 19 which was vadkey before 20 and that was about the time Cadkey got sold. Mac, I don’t really remember what version is was at that time.

Hi dpryor What version cadkey were you trying to get your files from.

Exporting Documents and Setting Options. If you would like to solve another problem in AutoCAD or any other Autodesk software, try the discussion forums. I would go from cadkey r7.

CADKEY users state that v20 products are slower than prior releases and unusable, missing many of the key routines that failed to update from prior versions. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework. By closing this banner, scrolling this page, clicking a link or continuing to browse otherwise, you agree to the use of cookies.

Any associative features between models and views or detailing will be lost. Extract sketches for views from the Front, Top, and so on. FYI, they won’t run on a bit machine but we still cadkeey plenty of 32’s around. Login to Your Account.

I found this by accident. New AutoCAD commands and variables. Been doing this too long.