What version, pre NX (Master Series) ??
Internally Ideas MS uses NURBS formulations to represent all geometry. This
includes arcs and lines as well as surfaces and splines. I would think IGES
NURBS output would work as good as anything. I don't think they ever got a
reliable STEP translator. Even if they did it was probably a $6000.00 per
seat add on, so not many are likely to have it.
I had a chat with him this afternoon. He said Ideas complains about a
space in the filename. The filename is junkspr.igs so it is hard to
understand the message unless it is complaining about a space in the
He is fairly current in his Ideas although I think he just dropped
"P." wrote in message
I-DEAS does not like spaces in the file paths. Therefore, if the file
is located in the "Desktop" (which is under "Document and Settings")
or in "My Documents", you will not be able to load it. Check this.