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    Shawn
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    Turner
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  1. So after speaking with Tech. The CAD import for STEP isn't included in the Broadcast or below. The video on the MAXON website DOES NOT elude to this whatsoever. It shows that STEP file import is included in R20. I have never spoken ill of MAXON, usually spend time defending it against other designers, however, this isn't cool.
  2. I have just put in a message to support. I will see if they can help. Luckily I have time before this project becomes active. Thanks for the help!
  3. Does the new import file abilities change from version to version? Meaning, if I have the Broadcast version, it won't allow me to import a STEP file, but the Studio version would? I sincerely hope not...
  4. Southpaw - thanks for the response! The actual file is a STEP. As you mentioned, I tried via File/Merge, and although I didn't receive any indication that the file wouldn't open, C4D acted as though I had not tried to open anything at all, sitting with a blank canvas. I am currently giving it some time to open the file again in case it's taking absurdly long to do and I am just being to pushy. bezo - thanks! I used Moi 3 up until the release of R20. The company has said they could send an OBJ as well. Might take them up on that offer.
  5. I am still learning the program from a few technical standpoints. So please, bear with me. I have a complex (200MB) STEP file that a client sent for me to use. Up until previous versions, I used MOI to open and export for use in Cinema 4D. Now, as we updated to R20 last month, I noticed that C4D apparently opens STEP files within the program, but I have not been able to achieve this. I still get 'unknown file format'. Is STEP and STP not the same file upon export from CAD? I don't own a CAD program so I am unable to test it out. Any feedback is appreciated. Thanks, Shawn

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