Import/Export STEP File Assemblies and Missing Components

Article by GoEngineer on Jul 22, 2019

Have you ever imported or exported a STEP file assembly and you are missing some of the components? If so, you have come to the right place for the steps to follow to fix the issue.

import - export step file assemblies
import - export step file assemblies

Solution (Windows 10): Deselect ‘Hide extensions for known file types’

Follow the steps below to deselect ‘Hide extensions for known file types’ in the File Explorer Options:

  • Navigate to the ‘Control Panel’ in the Windows 10 Operating System
control panel windows 10
  • Select ‘File Explorer Options’ in the ‘Control Panel’ dialog box
file explorer options control panel
  • Select the ‘View’ tab in the ‘File Explorer Options’ dialog box
view tab file explorer option
  • Deselect ‘Hide extensions for known file types’
hide extensions file explorer options

Solution (Windows 7): Deselect ‘Hide extensions for known file types’

  • Navigate to the ‘Control Panel’ in the Windows 7 Operating System
control panel windows 7
  • Select ‘Folder Options’ in the ‘Control Panel’ dialog box
folder options control panel
  • Select the ‘View’ tab in the ‘File Explorer Options’ dialog box
view tab control panel
  • Deselect ‘Hide extensions for known file types’
hide extensions file explorer options

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