I. To import a CIS/2 file
To import a CIS/2 STEP file, use the following procedure.
The initial structural model will be created in your external 3D modeling software and exported as a CIS/2 STEP file, consisting of both analytical and physical model definitions. Limited load modeling can be done in some modeling software –such as SmartPlant® 3D– before the initial export.
- Select the File ribbon tab. The backstage view opens.
- Select the Import/Export tab and then CIS/2 in the Import group. A Windows Open dialog opens.
- Select the CIS/2 (*.stp) file you want to import and then click Open. The Cis2Link dialog opens.
- (Optional) Click Save Log File to save this information to a text file.
- Click Close.