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Exporting Sheet Metal Parts to DXF or DWG Files

The new DXF/DWG Output PropertyManager exports sheet metal bodies to .dxf or .dwg files. You can also export entities such as bend lines, sketches, and forming tools. A preview shows your selections and lets you remove unwanted entities such as holes or cutouts.

  1. With a sheet metal part open, open the PropertyManager by doing one of the following:
    • Saving the part (File > Save As) to a dxf or dwg file type.
    • Right-clicking the Flat-Pattern feature and clicking Export to DXF/DWG.
  2. Click Save.

    The PropertyManager appears.

  3. Select the bodies and entities to export and click .

    The DXF/DWG Cleanup preview window appears.

  4. To remove entities, select them and click Remove Entities.
  5. Cancel the preview and return to the PropertyManager if you want to make changes.

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