Saving a Vortex File

Each component type (part, assembly, mechanism, scene, and Graphics Gallery) can be saved to one of the native Vortex® formats: *.vxpart, *.vxassembly, *.vxmechanism, *.vxscene, and *.vxgraphicgallery.

Saving the Current File

To save a single component to a file:

  1. Do one of the following: If you are saving a new file, the file browser opens allowing you to specify where you want to save the file.
  2. Select the location and type the name you want to give the file in the browser.
  3. Click the Save button.

To copy a saved component under a different filename:

  1. Click then select Save As. A file browser opens allowing you to specify where you want to save the file.
  2. Select the location and type the name you want to give the file in the browser.
  3. Click the Save button.

To save a copy of a component:

  1. Click then select Save As Copy. A file browser opens allowing you to specify where you want to save the file.
  2. Select the location and type the name you want to give the file in the browser.
  3. Click the Save button.

Saving All Files

To save all components currently loaded in Vortex Studio Editor, do one of the following: