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DXF/DWG PropertyManager

The DXF/DWG PropertyManager appears when you import a DWG file as a drawing and select Embed as a sheet in native DXF/DWG format in the DXF/DWG Import Wizard. Drawings in DXF/DWG native format are view only.

The PropertyManager controls the following properties:

Link Reference

Link to. Enables linking of the native format sheet in the SolidWorks drawing document (*.slddrw) to its source DWG file. When you select this option, if the DWG source file has been modified since the *.slddrw file was created, the native format sheet appearance updates accordingly.

Folder. Displays the path to the linked source DWG file.

. Browse to a new DWG file to display in native format. The path is displayed in the Folder box.

Update. Manually update the link and the native format display after you browse to the source DWG file in the Folder box.


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