If you want to maintain the vector quality, you should save your CAD files to EPS. If this can't be done directly from Solidworks, you should be able to get a printer driver that will generate the EPS file.
...scott Scott Prentice Leximation, Inc. www.leximation.com +1.415.485.1892 Gillian Flato wrote: > Bill, > > > 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.com at 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 > >