KiCADStepUp shows ".stpz not supported"

Hi I am using KiCADStepUp to adjust the position of a 3D modle which I download it from internet, and then I try to export it using export tool of KiCADStepUp, but finaly, I only got wrz file, stpz file is missing.

And I had got an error message from report console:
“.stpZ not supported!”

Here is the entire message list of FreeCAD:

Blockquote
17:27:32 PoM not present
17:27:32 using ‘LinkGroups’ and ‘Links’
17:27:32 kicad_parser_version 2.1.3
17:27:32 FC Version 019-24267
17:27:32 Asm3 WB present
17:27:32 kicad StepUp version 10.2.0
17:27:32 tolerance on vertex applied
17:27:32 applying Materials to Shapes
17:27:32 your home path is C:\Users\xzf16
17:27:32 export to STEP False
17:27:32 Tabified done !
17:27:32 done!
17:27:32 PoM not present
17:27:32 using ‘LinkGroups’ and ‘Links’
17:27:32 FC Version 019-24267
17:27:32 Asm3 WB present
17:27:32 kicad StepUp version 10.2.0
17:27:32 tolerance on vertex applied
17:27:32 applying Materials to Shapes
17:27:32 your home path is C:\Users\xzf16
17:27:32 kicadStepUp docked
17:27:32 active :slight_smile:
17:27:44 ScaleToVRML!
17:27:44 routine Scale to VRML 1/2.54
17:27:44 exporting
17:27:44 D:/Downloads/evpas-cd-b1a_abdef-c1a_step/EVPA.FCStd
17:27:44 Part4^EVPAS
17:27:44 D:/Downloads/evpas-cd-b1a_abdef-c1a_step/EVPA.FCStd
17:27:44 D:/Downloads/evpas-cd-b1a_abdef-c1a_step\Part4^EVPAS.wrz
17:27:49 as is
17:27:49 D:/Downloads/evpas-cd-b1a_abdef-c1a_step\Part4^EVPAS.wrz written
17:27:49 aligning VRML colors to Materials
17:27:49 stpZ version 1.3.7
17:27:49 .stpZ not supported!
17:27:49 D:/Downloads/evpas-cd-b1a_abdef-c1a_step\Part4^EVPAS.stpZ written
17:28:09 done

I am very confused why it shows stpz version but it also shows stpz not supported.

Here is the FreeCAD project and the KiCAD footprint:
evpas-cd-b1a_abdef-c1a_step.zip (341.5 KB)
EVPASKC1A.kicad_mod (775 Bytes)
And here in the message above you will see the FreeCAD and KiCADStepUp version.

Thanks

Hi,
this issue is related to the stpz import release used in FC 0.19.3…

this release doesn’t work with files located in different drives (i.e. your board in c: and stpz file in d:)
FC 0.20 allows that with stpZ version 1.3.9
You have two options:

  • don’t place your stpz models in a different drive

or

  • use FC 0.20 to handle your ksu 3d files

here the history in FC stpz import library:
FreeCAD/commits/Mod/Import/stepZ.py history

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