The hardware tech writers at my company use Solidworks creations in their Frame docs. They told me that they don't use the DXF file because they are so large. Our engineers create them for 11 x 17 paper. They always convert the DXF file to a high-res JPEG and then import to Frame and scale it down. So yes, they lose the vector. Thanks, Gillian Flato -----Original Message----- From: framers-bounces+gflato=nanometrics....@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces+gflato=nanometrics.com at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of b_downing at verizon.net Sent: Thursday, September 07, 2006 10:15 AM To: framers at lists.frameusers.com Subject: Importing images from a CAD system I have a project where I may need to import wireframe images (basically, perspective line drawings) from a Solidworks CAD system into a Frame 7.0 document. Assuming that vector format will produce the best resolution, has anyone had any problems importing DXF images directly into Frame? Or is it better to convert to another format first? Thanks, -Bill Downing b_downing at verizon.net _______________________________________________ You are currently subscribed to Framers as gflato at nanometrics.com. Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. To unsubscribe send a blank email to framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com or visit http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/gflato%40nanometrics .com Send administrative questions to lisa at frameusers.com. Visit http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. This message (including any attachments) may contain confidential information intended for a specific individual and purpose. If you are not the intended recipient, delete this message. If you are not the intended recipient, disclosing, copying, distributing, or taking any action based on this message is strictly prohibited.