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FAQ 004112 EN

4 October 2019

Paul Kieloch General RFEM RSTAB

How can I open an RSTAB 8 file in RSTAB 7?


For this, use the "Open" command in RSTAB 7 under the "File" menu.

In the "Open" dialog box, you can not see the RSTAB8 files at first because only files for the program versions RSTAB 7 (and older) are displayed.

In order to be able to see all files (including the RSTAB 8 files) in a specific directory or folder, you have to change the File Type to "All Files" in the lower part of the dialog box. Then, you will also see the newer files for RSTAB 8 and can open them in RSTAB 7.

Important: We do not guarantee compatibility when opening an RSTAB 8 file in RSTAB 7. Thus, it is possible that the file or the model contained in it will be damaged. The module data and the results are also deleted.

Die gleiche Vorgehensweise ist auch in RFEM 4 möglich.


Alte Version RSTAB 7 RFEM 4 Open File rs8 rs7

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