SST_0912 – Importing and Exporting DXF/DWG Files

We often have to work with consultants and clients that do not use Vectorworks. DXF or DWG (AutoCAD) is usually the best way to do this. It will allow the you to use their information in Vectorworks, or it will allow them to import your work.

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cadmovie433 – Importing and Exporting DXF/DWG Files Part 7

Importing For Workgroup Referencing. There are times when you are working with a consultant that keeps wanting to update the drawings. Every time the consultant updates the drawings, you will have to update your files. This can be a real hassle if you import the consultants drawings and work on them, as in the above example.

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cadmovie432 – Importing and Exporting DXF/DWG Files Part 6

Importing For Roundtrip (landscaping). There are times when you are working with a consultant that wants you to send your work back to them. This can be a challenge as you might end up sending them their work back again, when you don’t want to.

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cadmovie384 – Improved DXG/DWG Import

Improved DXF/DWG reference import support: xRefs are now imported as referenced design layer viewports (Design Series products) or layer links (Fundamentals). DXF/DWG import saved settings: Vectorworks have added a saved settings capability so you can recall saved sets of import options.

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cadmovie184 – Class and Layer Mapping Part 1

Sometimes when you import a file you get a lot of classes and layers you don’t want. Class and Layer Mapping lets you control this by removing classes and layer you don’t want and merging information from the existing layers and classes to layers and classes you want.

Importing a Drawing.

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