Use the command igesin on the Command line, then enter the name of the
Must be done on a completely empty drawing setup, i.e. a 'start form
scratch' format, with nothing having been created in the drawing
You are right. It does give 'discontinued command'!
The information was obtained from an R12 customization manual.
I did find this (mind the line wrap):
but it is for 2000 and above.
and then there is this:
Have a look at the file in a text editor. To me the extension is that
of an IGES file (Initial Graphics Exchange Specification) - something
similar to DXF. The start of the file should give it away.
If it is an IGES file, then Autodesk stopped providing a way of
getting it into AutoCAD without having to buy an additional piece of
software. Maybe Inventor now has a way of reading an IGES file, either
way it is an additional purchase.
If the file has been provided to you, then it might be a case of
asking the sender to send it in a format you can read.
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