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PIX Import for AutoCAD - Dr. Picza (.pix) file import plug-in for AutoCAD
PIX Import for AutoCAD is a Dr. Picza (.pix) file import plug-in for AutoCAD®. This plug-in gives AutoCAD the ability to import geometric data from ASCII and Binary PIX files.
PIX Import for AutoCAD reads surface and polygon mesh data stored in PIX files and imports it into AutoCAD. If the PIX file contains a scan of a surface, PIX Import for AutoCAD creates the wireframe of the surface in AutoCAD. The wireframe may be created as a set of points, lines, polylines, splines, 3D faces or a polygon mesh. If the PIX file contains the scan information in the form of a polygon mesh, PIX Import for AutoCAD recreates the mesh model inside the active AutoCAD drawing. The mesh can be recreated as set of points, lines, polylines, 3D faces or a polyface mesh.
PIX Import for AutoCAD is very easy to use. Once installed, it must be loaded into the AutoCAD environment. There are simple instructions for this in the ReadMe file. Once loaded it adds new commands to AutoCAD's existing commands and a new submenu called "PIXImport" to the AutoCAD menu containing these newly added commands.
PIX Import for AutoCAD comes with detailed documentation as well as a tutorial to get you started in the shortest possible time.
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The PIX File Format
The PIX file format is the native file format of a digitizer software called Dr. Picza which comes bundled with Roland DG digitizers. The digitizer scans an object and transfers the 3D point data to the Dr. Picza software which saves it in the PIX file format. PIX files can contain scan data in two formats: surface and polygon mesh. The surface format is used when the top surface of an object is being digitized, whereas the polygon mesh format is used when the entire surface of an object is being
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