Export Model With Drawings to Another G4 System

Compress an archived model, part or an assembly, and its drawings to a single VXZ transfer file.

This is the only correct method of copying models together with their drawings between different Vertex G4 systems.

The following data is compressed to the file.

  • Archive and revision data of models and drawings. Model or drawing files in accordance with a revision are not saved.
  • Model files and drawing files.
  • A local part of an assembly and a library component.
  • Users own library components that has been added to an assembly from library folder Shared/components. This applies to library components added as links (the component has the .L appendix).
  • If the Flow link is in use, Flow documents are also compressed into the transfer file.

Export a model with drawings as follows:

  1. Do either of the following:
    • Model in the working window - Select > Export > Save as Compressed File.
    • Feature tree of a part / assembly tree - Move the cursor over the symbol of the part, assembly or subassembly, and select the context-sensitive Other Functions> Export Model With Drawings function.
  2. One level or the entire structure can be compressed from an assembly. Define the transfer of an assembly model by using one of the following options:
    • Move This compresses the selected part and its drawings.
    • Move First Level compresses the main level of an assembly and its drawings.
    • Move Whole Assembly compresses the assembly and its substructures.
  3. Select the folder in which you wish to save the transfer file.
  4. Enter the file name. The default file type is Vertex Transfer file VXZ. Naming a File
  5. Click the Save button. The program compresses the VXZ file. The program notifies you when the transfer file is finished.
  • Import models and their drawings compressed with this function to Vertex G4 system.