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Opening a Drawing

To open a drawing:

  1. Click File > Open (or type Open).
  2. In Files of type, select a file type.
  3. In Look in, navigate to your drawing.
  4. Select a drawing.

    The Preview area presents a thumbnail of the selected drawing, although not all file formats provide previews.

  5. Click Open to load the drawing or click  and click Open Read-Only to open the file without modifying it.
  6. If you try to save a read-only file, you need to save the file under another name.
  1. Click File > Open (or type Open).
  2. In Files of type, select a file type.
  3. In Look in, navigate to your drawing.
  4. Select a drawing.

    The Preview area presents a thumbnail of the selected drawing, although not all file formats provide previews.

  5. Click Open to load the drawing or click  and click Open Read-Only to open the file without modifying it.
  6. If you try to save a read-only file, you need to save the file under another name.
  1. Click File > Open (or type Open).
  2. Select a drawing.
  3. Click Open to load the drawing or select Open Read-Only from the Open mode list to open the file without modifying it.
  4. If you try to save a read-only file, you need to save the file under another name.

Access

Command: Open

Menu: File > Open

Keyboard Shortcut: Ctrl + O

Keyboard Shortcut: Ctrl + O

Keyboard Shortcut: Command + O



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