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Defining the Sketch Origin and Orientation on .DWG or .DXF Import

When importing a .dwg or .dxf file as a 2D sketch for a part, you can define the model origin and orientation.

  1. Open a .dwg file.

  2. In the DXF/DWG Import wizard, select Import to a new part as and 2D sketch.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Select part document options and click Next.
  5. Click Define Sketch Origin and click a point in the sketch preview to define the origin.
  6. Adjust the origin values and click Apply.
  7. To change the model orientation about the origin, select Rotate about the origin and enter the angle of rotation.
  8. Select other options and click Finish.

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