Std Import

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Std Import

Menu location
File → Import...
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Std Open, Import Export, Import Export Preferences


The Std Import command imports geometry from a different file format into the active document. Many file formats are supported and for some formats multiple import options exist. See Import Export for more information.


  1. There are several ways to invoke the command:
    • Select the File → Import... option from the menu.
    • Use the keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+I.
  2. Optionally select the correct file format in the dialog box.
  3. Select a file.
  4. Press the Open button.


  • Press Esc or the Cancel button to abort the command.



  • See: Import Export Preferences.
  • The last used file location is stored: Tools → Edit parameters... → BaseApp → Preferences → General → FileOpenSavePath.
  • The last used import filter is stored: Tools → Edit parameters... → BaseApp → Preferences → General → FileImportFilter.