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CAD Publisher Converting .3D to ACT3D

By creating a simple pipeline, Centro 7 also publishes SpinFire Professional 10.x .3D files to the .ACT3D format. 

To create a pipeline to convert .3D files to .ACT3D:

  1. Go to the Pipeline Manager.
  2. Click Create New.
  3. Provide a name for your pipeline (ex: "SF10 to SF11").
  4. Click Save changes.
  5. Drag and drop a directory watcher trigger to the trigger section.
  6. Provide a trigger name and the appropriate watched directory.
  7. Enter "*.3D" in the Include files field.
  8. Fill in the necessary remaining fields such as Watch sub-directories and Add existing files.
  9. Click Save changes.
  10. Drag and drop the CAD to SpinFire action to the Actions section.
  11. Provide an Action name.
  12. Set the CAD file path to the %dw_changed_file% dynamic field.
  13. Enter a valid target file path. You may want to the dynamic fields %relative_path% and %dw_filename_extension% to build up your file path.



  14. Set conversion options to your liking.
  15. Click Save changes.  
  16. Deploy and run your new pipeline. 

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