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Working with individual layers of a multi-layer DXF
Our company generates a lot of multi-layer DXF files for circuit board production. We're transitioning to storing these on our Onshape accounts so that they are always updated. Part of my job is to create 3D representations of those boards through extruding DXF profiles. and insert them into the design.
The problem I have is that I am only interested in one or two of those layers, and extruding the entire DXF includes a lot of nonsense. The only solution I've come up with is to take those multi layer DXFs out of Onshape, isolate the layer I want somewhere else, save it as a separate DXF, and bring it back in. This totally cuts me out of any changes our DXF team might have made and I have to start from scratch on the part if they do change something (and remember to tell me).
Is there any way, either through Onshape or Ares, that I can reference a single layer in a dxf and use that as a sketch for an extrude feature?